Baby showers are exciting!
It’s the perfect time to get all your friends together to play fun games, eat deliciously bad food and just have silly fun together before baby is born. If you aren’t really sure what to serve at your baby shower (or your friends shower!) – here are some really lovely ideas!
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This party punch makes everything look so happy. It’s colourful and screams summer – bloody flavourful, too! You can count on this punch to be the centre of attention and also a nice conversation starter.
These rose cookies are as pretty as they are delicious. They are delicate and, at the same time, rich because of their buttery goodness. As a bonus, they freeze quite well, too!
Whole Orange Cake with Lemon Drizzle Icing is a delectable cake recipe that uses the entire orange (skin and all) for a truly rich orange cake! Perfect for serving with double cream.
Cinnamon Tea Cake is a nice simple cake that uses basic ingredients! Despite the simplicity, this cake is delicate and soft, making it perfect for a baby shower.
These chocolate-dipped wafers are fun and super easy to make! So easy you can even have your kids help. And another thing I love about this dessert is that the possibilities are endless: choose whatever kind of wafers, chocolate, or toppings that you like!
Baked Oreo Cheesecake Slice is perfect as an alternative to a birthday cake – this decadent dessert will be a winner at any party! Especially as baby shower nibbley’s.
This recipe for Peanut Butter Biscuits has been in my family for years. They are my husband’s absolute favourite and they never last long in our house! Soft and dewy treats for all your guests.
If you ever have to bring a treat to a potluck dinner or event and were given just a moment’s notice, this recipe will be your saviour. This is very quick and easy to make, and you can even match it with the event’s colour theme!
This is my Nanna Darling’s Jam Drops recipe. They are light, fluffy and that gooey jam centre oh boy! We have put a party twist on this country show winning classic! Perfect for any event.
Cinnamon Scrolls with Cream Cheese Icing are easy to prepare and are best to eat straight from the oven when there piping hot and dripping in icing.
This basic cupcake recipe is fabulously versatile – use your imagination and see which flavours you can come up with! Then you can ice them fancy if you so wish.
I wanted to make a baked cheesecake that was light but not too sweet and that is the job for salted caramel! Let me tell you: this is amazing and the flavours worked so well together.
Strawberry Bread is a great afternoon snack; it’s quite simple to make and tastes delicious with icing and butter. This is best served warm for the ultimate comfort food factor!
I’ve had this moist chocolate cake recipe written down for years and years, it’s off the back of a cocoa packet – can’t remember which one – but I’ve made it many times and it always turns out beautiful.
These Delicious Pizza Muffins are absolutely the best savoury muffins you will ever put in your mouth. Perfect for a savoury dish at your baby shower.
Can you imagine anything cuter than these edible buttons? One look at these and your celebrant will surely squeal in delight. You can even use these to announce baby’s gender!
Pink Lemonade YoYo’s or Melting Moments is a combination of custard, pink lemonade and a crumbly goodness that melts in your mouth. Perfect for tea and dainty parties!
Custard Creams are a delicious treat for every once in a while. They’re super easy to make and a crowd pleaser! To up the “aww” factor, colour the custard filling according to the shower’s theme.
This is a great idea for people who love dips but absolutely abhor double-dipping! The individual dips can be made according to personal preferences; also, you can dress them up or down to fit the mood of the party.
These cookies are light and fluffy and absolutely perfect for any gathering! You can choose the colours that you want to use, and these can be frozen for up to a month.
If your celebrant prefers gluten-free food, then you have just stumbled upon the perfect recipe. This carrot cake is gluten-free and absolutely rich and delicious!
Rainbow Cupcakes look amazing! These will surely be the life of the party not only because they taste incredible but also because they are super pretty and eye-catching!
My mum would serve this hot from the oven with lashings of custard. So to me this is more of a pudding than a cake, but you can allow it to cool and slice it into slabs and serve with butter.
This is the ultimate recipe for health-conscious individuals who like to have fun! Because, get this, it is dairy-free, gluten-free, lactose-free, and egg-free! Amazing!
These ham, cheese, and cucumber sandwiches are a staple in every cocktail party, and we all know why! They are not only delicious but also filling and nutritious.
Another savoury addition to your ever growing list of ideas, these macaroni and cheese muffins are a good recipe to include especially if kids are invited to the baby shower.
This is so quick and easy, not to mention highly nutritious! This is a brilliant alternative to sweets if you’re particularly avoiding them, plus they look super pretty.
These may be traditional but they’re nothing short of perfect! These are very yummy and rich (this particular recipe has peanut butter in it), and the entire thing costs less than $4!
Waffles + chocolate chip cookies? Sign me up! If you want to bring something sweet and smells heavenly without having to sweat it out in the kitchen, this should be your go-to recipe because ovens are not required.