Tasty Baby Shower Food Ideas

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I like to think about baby showers like pre-birthday parties! The decorations are usually girl or boy-themed, super cute, and unique. Here are some food ideas for moms to be, to make your job a tad easier. I mixed up sweet and savory dishes, some in pinks or blues, and some in neutrals, a little something for everybody. Enjoy this list of tasty baby shower food ideas!

Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters

I tried two great zucchini fritter recipes, and since I couldn’t decide which is better, I present to you both of them.

Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters
Give this Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters recipe a shot and see how simple and delicious it can be. Perfect for any get-together or just a casual dinner at home!
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Oven-baked Zucchini Fritters
Healthy Oven Baked Zucchini Fritters
These Healthy Oven Baked Zucchini Fritters are a tasty and easy way to sneak some veggies into your meal. Just mix grated zucchini with oats, Cheddar cheese, and a few other simple ingredients, bake them up, and enjoy a delicious, cheesy treat!
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Puff Pastry Pizza Bites

Easy to make, and even easier to eat.

Puff Pastry Pizza Bites
Come and try these delightful puff pastry pizza bites! They're perfect as a party snack, potluck appetizer, or poolside treat.
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Deviled Eggs Carriers

To start this list in style, here is one fabulous and fun idea! I would never come up with stroller-shaped deviled eggs in this life, but thank you, Internet. Look at these little cucumber wheels!

Curried Egg Prams
The cutest bite-size snack out there!
You’ll be off and racing with these egg mini edible prams!
Note: Be sure to tell your guests there are tooth picks in the prams
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Curried Egg Prams

Pasta Salad Cups

Pasta cups are the first thing I reach for at any party, and I see the other people do the same. This is a gluten-free combination, but you can go for any you fancy the most! Plus, if you like making pasta from scratch, you can make it in pink or blue, as well.

Gluten Free Red Lentil Pasta and Vegetable Salad Cups
Kick off spring with this soon-to-be-a-fave recipe for Gluten Free Red Lentil Pasta and Vegetable Salad Cups.
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Pink Waffle Sandwich

These mini pink waffles are beetroot-induced, but you can definitely swap it for spirulina to get a blue shade. Love the combination of flavors here – ricotta, figs, and walnuts. Yum!

Pink Waffle Sandwich
Why use bread for your sandwich when you can use…waffles! And not just any kind of waffles. Pink waffles!! Try these options; the garnish is up to you
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Pink Waffle Sandwich

Jacket Potato Bites

I’ve never met a person who doesn’t like baked potatoes to this day. These are bite-sized, stuffed with cheese, sour cream, and bacon with a heavenly crunch on top!

Mini Baked Potatoes – Loaded with Cheese & Bacon!
Stuffed with sour cream, cheddar cheese, and bacon, these Loaded Mini Baked Potatoes make a fun party appetizer or side dish. Get creative with the toppings and enjoy!
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Mini Baked Potatoes - Loaded with Cheese & Bacon!

Nacho Cups

The layers of saucy, spicy goodness topped with crunchy tortilla chips are top-tier ideas for parties. There are three types of sauces there: bean paste, sour cream, and guacamole.

Nacho Cups
Grab-and-go party cups filled with refried beans, guacamole and more make it easy for your guests to double-dip all the way to the big win.
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Nacho Cups

Charcuterie Cups

I love this idea much more than huge grazing tables. You can grab it and go mingle, simply enjoy the party. This fusion of ingredients is perfect – smoky, zesty, sweet, soft, and crunchy.

Charcuterie Cups
These individual charcuterie cups are everything you love about charcuterie boards but loads more fun! I’ll show you how to pack a charcuterie board to go.
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Charcuterie Cups

Cheese Balls

You can never go wrong with creamy cheese balls and crackers! Choose any topping you like, to boost both flavors and looks. I love them vibrant like this!

3-Ingredient Mini Queso Cheese Balls
The BEST quick and easy appetizer ever! These perfect party bites only need 3 ingredients, plus whatever coating you crave! Roll in finely chopped chives, bacon, jalapeno, scallions, cranberries, nuts, or any fresh vegetable. 
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3-Ingredient Mini Queso Cheese Balls

Mini Gyros

Gyros brings Greek vibes to the table with fresh herbs, tzatziki, and feta cheese. You can make pita bread from scratch, though, if you want completely authentic vibes.

Mini Gyros
Bring the delicious fun of gyros to the table with this crowd-pleaser recipe for Mini Gyros using Bays English Muffins.
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Mini Gyros

Mini Tostadas

Bring a dash of Mexico with these chicken bite-size tostadas. This is a fusion of flavors and textures you will adore!

Mini Mexican Chicken Tostadas
Satisfy hungry guests with these mini Mexican chicken and avocado tostadas.
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Wonton Cups

If you love wonton dumplings, this is one awesome appetizer to serve. It pairs ground chicken with shiitake mushrooms, sesame oil, soy sauce, sriracha, and many more spices signature for Asia. 

Asian Chicken Wonton Cups
These easy Asian Chicken Wonton Cups have layers of flavor!
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Asian Chicken Wonton Cups

Caesar Salad Cups

These cups are made with toast bread, so they act as croutons. The filling is standard Caesar salad, chicken, parmesan, and vegetables. Such a fine way to serve a salad!

Caesar Salad in Parmesan Crouton Cups
Check out this quick and easy recipe!
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Caesar Salad in Parmesan Crouton Cups

Pink Tacos

Inducing taco dough with dragon fruit powder will give you this beautiful pink color. You can change it up if you need them blue!

Pink Dragonfruit Tacos
Were you aware of the fact that you can make hot pink tortillas? Yes, you can and they are absolutely gorgeous. And if you are imagining a food coloring situation, you can put your mind at ease, these beauties get their vibrant pink color from dragonfruit! In addition to a rich, bright pink color, dragonfruit
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Mushroom Tarts

You can prepare these tarts in a muffin tin, so they are really handy to make in big batches. Fill them with anything you like, mushrooms, spinach, ground meat…

Mini Mushroom Tarts
These easy puff pastry tarts filled with mushrooms, Parmesan cheese, and fresh rosemary make a great appetizer for any occasion! I don’t know about you, but I’m a little cookie-d out right about now. I’ll
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Mini Mushroom Tarts

Pinwheel Bites

This appetizer is super versatile! This one combines spinach wraps and smoked salmon, but you can also go for a classic blend – cheese and deli.

10-Minute Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
Deliciously savory smoked salmon pinwheels rolled up with chive and dill cream cheese and fresh spinach. An easy, healthy appetizer or snack!
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10-Minute Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Strawberry Desserts

There’s no person who doesn’t like strawberries. So, if you want to play safe, here are a few recipes to make.

Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake Bites
This is the quickest dessert to prepare ever! The taste is amazing, delicate, and refreshing, with a slight tartness of strawberries both dried and fresh. 
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Strawberry Crunch Cupcakes
These cupcakes are super moist and juicy with a crunchy finish. Sliced strawberries add bursts of fruity flavor throughout the whole bite. The batter is not too sweet at all, so they are perfect for drizzling white chocolate on top.
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Strawberry Crunch Cupcakes
Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake Tacos
The texture is top-notch, as the taco shell is incredibly crunchy and coated in white chocolate and strawberry crunch, while the filling is silky and slightly tangy. Strawberries add juicy bursts of smack in every single bite.
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Strawberry Crunch Cheesecake Tacos

Pink Cheesecake Parfait

This is a classic cheesecake but boosted with a pink lemonade mix for both color and citrusy smack. Again, you can change it up for a blueberry lemonade mix to get a blue color. 

Pink Lemonade No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits
These super easy to make Pink Lemonade No Bake Cheesecakes are absolutely scrumptious. These will have you stealing them from your family members. No lie!
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Pink Lemonade No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Mini Blueberry Tarts

If you love blueberry pie, you will love this recipe, too!

Mini Blueberry Cheesecake Tarts
I whipped these blueberry baskets in no time, and they turned out flawless. Fresh blueberries on top and cardamom in the crust marries perfectly, enhancing each other’s flavors. But, what ties everything is a vanilla-induced cream cheese filling in the middle. 
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Mini Bundt Cakes

This is a classic vanilla pound cake recipe, just in the way cuter edition. The glaze is made with raspberries, but any berry would work here, as well.

Mini Vanilla Pound Cakes
Bake these mini pound cakes in a mini Bundt cake pan or loaf pan. They’re supremely buttery and moist with the most delicious raspberry icing on top!
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Mini Vanilla Pound Cakes

Blackcurrant Eclairs

These are the most beautiful eclairs ever! The crunchy, flaky pastry is filled with cream and tangy berry purée. A rhapsody of flavors!

Blackcurrant Eclairs
Admit it, you’ve always wanted these perfect éclairs with lots of filling, thin crust and a creamy cap? In this recipe, you will not only learn how to make currant cream and a filling that you will simply lick your fingers, but also reveal the secret of the perfect dough without…
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Blackcurrant Eclairs

Mini Tarts

Lemon meringue tarts are a huge hit this year! They are not as tricky to prepare as you would expect them to be, but they look so elegant.

Mini Lemon Meringue Tarts
These Mini Lemon Meringue Tarts are made from a buttery pastry shell filled with tangy lemon curd and topped with a torched meringue topping.
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Mini Lemon Meringue Tarts

Lemon Sorbet

Sorbet is a great dish to serve – citrusy, light, and refreshing. Plus, this presentation is gorgeous – I would love to eat a dessert out of lemon.

Homemade Lemon Sorbet
Lemon Sorbet recipe that is sweet with a tangy tweet. This easy frozen lemon treat is just what is needed to battle the summer heat.
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Homemade Lemon Sorbet

Mini Banoffee Pies

This is a vegan option and also highly nutritional! I love this ingredient fusion – dates, banana, almonds… such a flavorful and fine-quality bite!

Banoffee Pie Bites {GF, Vegan option}
As I have an insatiable sweet-tooth, I’m always on the lookout for sweet, snacky desserts I can make. I optimistically aim for two requirements though: (1) that they require minimal effort (2) that they have some inkling of nutritional value. 
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Mini Doughnuts

What is a party without doughnuts? These are mini and inspired with crème brûlée – covered with caramel glaze and filled with fine pastry cream.  

Mini Crème Brûlée Doughnuts
Now that we are onto a new season, I decided to be more adventurous with my baking obsession – doughnuts. Sometimes I wonder if doughnuts have a place in the world of “pastries” o…
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Mini Crème Brûlée Doughnuts

Mini Profiteroles 

This is such a bomb dessert to serve, but it is so slept on! Delicate pastry filled with light strawberry cream will wow your guests.

Mini Profiteroles with Strawberry Cream
These mini profiteroles with strawberry cream are the perfect mini dessert for a get together, or any time you want a fun, delicious treat.
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Mini Profiteroles with Strawberry Cream

Shortbread Cookies

Have you ever seen elegant shortbread cookies like these? I love their slightly rustic look with the cracks, rose petals in the dough, and rosebuds as decorations.

Raspberry Rose Shortbread Cookies
don’t think I’ve ever created a recipe that delighted all of my senses as much as these cookies. If you decide to embark on this journey, you’ll start with your sense of smell. Whether you purchase dried rose petals or make them yourself, they’re pleasantly fragrant. I used dried rosebuds, but you can also use dried rose petals. 
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Raspberry Choux au Craquelin

This is a Danish pastry, so you know it is GOOD! You can fill it with any custard you fancy, from fruity, over chocolaty, to caramel flavors.

Raspberry Choux au Craquelin
Fresh and delicious Raspberry Choux au Craquelin filled with Raspberry Custard, and Raspberry and White Chocolate Cream!
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Raspberry Choux au Craquelin

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