For many brides, the only thing that can even come close to the excitement and enjoyment of the actual wedding day is the gathering of her friends and family for the long-standing tradition of the bridal shower.
The bridal showerplays an integral part of wedding planning, and whether you choose to utilize a venue and outside vendors for your bridal shower or simply your backyard or living room, one element of a successful bridal shower is clearly the food.
If you find yourself hosting a bridal shower at a venue or in your home, it’s best to prepare food options that are interactive and lend themselves to being able to be served and eaten in casual settings. These bridal shower food ideas are sure to be the perfect addition to the your celebration.
Who doesn’t love breakfast food? And who doesn’t love breakfast food at parties? If your bridal shower is during a breakfast or brunch hour, transform your party venue into a decadent and elegant breakfast bar—complete with fruit, nutella, syrup, and whipped cream toppings to go along with mini pancakes, waffles, doughnut holes, and a spread of lovely juices.
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France is the birthplace of love and often viewed as the most romantic part of the world. Bring a little bit of France to your bridal shower with an extravagant offering of French macaroons. Few things are more in style than macaroons as a party offering, and these little cookies provide the perfect alternative to traditional dessert offerings. Find your own recipes and get more ideas for spicing up your party with lovely macaroons.
Nothing says a celebration is about to ensue like a delicious cupcake. A well-decorated cupcake can help bring in the theme and style of the party, and a bridal shower is the perfect place to let your cupcakes do the talking.
A cupcake bar is a fantastic way to celebrate at your bridal shower, and by allowing attendees the chance to decorate their own cupcakes with frosting colors and toppings that match the wedding’s style and theme provides a great chance for interactivity. For those more ambitious party-throwers, decorating the cupcakes ahead of time like these high heels cupcakes or this wedding dress cupcake might be a fun adventure.
When it comes to throwing a bridal shower, some may opt more for the ease of a salad bar. And by choosing a mini salad bar option like this, you’ll be sure to maintain a high quality of décor and style while offering the simplicity of salad. You could go for a delectable mini salad complete with strawberries, almonds and goat cheese or even use an edible hard shell bowl for a delicious Caesar salad option.
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It’s the best option for a venue that calls for more socializing, standing or sitting for lighthearted conversation or even games. Whatever the case may be, a vegetable platter is always a good go-to. But, why not stray from the traditional plastic tray and plastic dip bowl and go with a lovely spread like this—complete with fresh hollowed out peppers to hold the dip.
Frozen Yogurt Bar
Everyone loves frozen yogurt and everyone loves candy. Put them together in a splendid offering of a frozen yogurt bar. This quick and efficient option can offer a topping bar and give partygoers the opportunity to build their own delicious bowl of frozen yogurt.
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Milk and Doughnuts
There is nothing better than the combination of an ice-cold glass of milk washing down a perfectly baked doughnut. Bring that sensation to your bridal shower by offering your guests this treat. You could offer the milk and doughnuts separately, in the traditional way, or you could get extremely creative like this and ensure that your guests are talking about their milk and doughnut experience at every party they attend.
There are so many options to keep your bridal shower guests gushing and enjoying their time celebrating with you. If you’re looking for vendor help, venue options or just some basic planning tips for your bridal showers and wedding plans, be sure to take advantage of and schedule a consultation with our event and wedding professionals.