Tasty Bridal Shower Ideas [From Finger Food to Desserts]

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From Mamma Mia, over Taylor Swift, to Bridgerton-inspired bridal shower parties, here are ideas you can incorporate into each one. There are so many cool themes it’s a shame you get to have only one bridal shower… But hey, I’m living through the Pinterest boards! Inspired by that, here is the ultimate list of bridal shower food ideas you’ll ever need!

Brunch Ideas

Vibes: girlhood, pastry heaven, mimosas at am

Mortadella and Pistachio Sandwich

Lately, people are crazy about pistachio. So why not serve them something with it?

Stracciatella Cheese Sandwich with Mortadella
Enjoy this luxurious Stracciatella Cheese sandwich that combines the creamy texture of stracciatella with the rich flavor of mortadella, all enhanced by the homemade pistachio pesto.
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Stracciatella Cheese Sandwich with Mortadella

Spinach Basil and Salmon Roulade

This is a super fun, tasty, nutritious, and low-calorie dish to serve. It’s both fancy and easy to eat, I’ve been making it regularly and it never disappoints!

Spinach & Basil roulade with smoked Salmon
Roll up the roulade from the shortest end, pushing it away from you while rolling to make a tight swirl. Slice and serve! ENJOY!
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Spinach & Basil roulade with smoked Salmon

Mediterranean Savory Muffins

Mediterranean muffins taste just like you’d expect them to – aromatic and rich. They are an amazing idea to serve for late breakfast, plus they are simple to make in large batches!

Savory Feta Spinach and Sweet Red Pepper Muffins
Savory Mediterranean inspired muffins, packed with spinach, sweet red peppers and feta. Perfect for a snack or breakfast.
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Savory Feta Spinach and Sweet Red Pepper Muffins

Chicken Pasta Salad with Caramelized Onions

Chicken, pasta, caramelized onions – what’s not to like?

Easy Cold Chicken Pasta Salad
This cold chicken and pasta salad is particularly delicious because of the addition of caramelized onions, which add a unique aroma and sweetness to the dish. You can serve the salad cold or warm, as you prefer. The recipe is easy and fun to make!
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chicken pasta cold salad

Granola Cups

For a sweet breakfast option, these granola cups are PERFECT! Easy to prepare, nutritious, and look fabulous – what more to ask?

Granola Cups – Wellness by Kay
Granola Cups with Yogurt & Berries are a fun, flavorful, and healthy breakfast recipe! Quick, easy, and perfect for kids.
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Granola Cups - Wellness by Kay

Bite-Size Avocado Toast

I love the combo of goat cheese and fresh pomegranate seeds! The flavors are impeccably balanced and the textures are flawless – crunchy, creamy, crumbly, and juicy.

Avocado Toast with Pomegranate Salsa
Mini avocado toasts topped with sweet and zesty pomegranate salsa and goat cheese. Simple yet impressive, and perfect for the holidays!
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Avocado Toast with Pomegranate Salsa

Chicken Waffle Bites

Mini crispy chicken bites on a spongy waffle with maple syrup in between? Sounds like heaven, right? Well, it tastes just like that!

Chicken and Waffle Skewers
Crunchy fried chicken nuggets and mini waffles come together for a bite-sized appetizer everyone will love!
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Chicken Waffles

Mini Dutch Baby

This is one of my favorite breakfast dishes, so I needed to include it here, as well. Here are ideas for both sweet and savory options – I can’t decide which one is better!

Sweet & Savory Mini Dutch Baby Pancakes
These Sweet & Savory Mini Dutch Baby Pancakes are a great single serve option made in a muffin tin, with tons of customizable topping ideas!
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dutch baby

Tea Party Ideas

Vibes: romantic, sophisticated, ethereal

Red Velvet Wonders

Red is the color of love, so let’s fill the room with this romantic color.

Red Velvet Pancake Tacos with Strawberries
Pancakes inspired by Red Velvet Cake are super moist, slightly tangy, and whole lot delicious! I like serving them as tacos with fresh strawberries on the side, to make them look fancy.
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Red Velvet Pancake Tacos with Strawberries recipe 2
Red Velvet Pavlova Cake
I don't know how I never made this red velvet pavlova cake before! I truly recommend it 🙂
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Red Velvet Pavlova Cake
Red Velvet Marbled Cheesecake
Red velvet cheesecake with red velvet crust!
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Red Velvet Marbled Cheesecake

Radish Rose Tea Sandwich

This is probably the prettiest sandwich I’ve ever seen. It is a classic for a bridal tea party, with the simplest ingredients ever!

Radish Rose Tea Sandwiches
Bite-sized, open-faced, and decorated with a radish rose, these gorgeous tea sandwiches are perfect for tea and for bridal and baby showers.
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Radish Rose Tea Sandwiches

Caramelized Onion Bread

If you are looking for a bread idea, here’s one wonderful recipe!

Caramelized Onion Bread
This is high-hydration bread that turns out perfect and pillow-soft every single time. The recipe for the bread is simple and basic, with 4 ingredients only. I decided to spice it up a bit, so I kneaded in caramelized onions, garlic, and parmesan. The texture is amazing – airy and bubbly, but with minimal kneading and proofing time. So, I'm sharing step by step recipe for Caramelized Onion Bread.
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Caramelized Onion Bread

Mini Quiches

This is such a great idea for serving everyone’s party staple! You can prepare these in the muffin tin and topping is your choice, this is one of my favorites, tho. 

Muffin Tin Mini Quiche
This recipe for easy muffin tin quiche makes a delicious snack for busy mornings. They are also the perfect appetizers for parties!
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Muffin Tin Mini Quiche

Croissant Sandwich

A simple sandwich is boring, yet a sandwich in a croissant is a whole new level! You can choose any meld of ingredients you prefer; treat it just like the usual sandwich.

Turkey Croissant Sandwich
This turkey croissant sandwich is the perfect finger food for tea parties or casual get-togethers. Easy to make recipe with very basic ingredients.
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Turkey Croissant Sandwich

Rainbow Spring Rolls

This is a vegan option to serve on your bridal party. They look amazing, fun, and candy-like, but are actually abundant with fresh veggies!

Rainbow Spring Rolls
Colorful and plant-based rainbow spring rolls served with a creamy peanut butter dipping sauce! This recipe is gluten free and vegan.
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Rainbow Spring Rolls

Mini Cakes and Pies

When I think about tea parties, mini cakes are the first thing that comes to my mind. These are so elegant and simple, but you can opt for any flavor pairing you fancy.

Deep-Fried Derby Pie
Spare 15 minutes and make this awesome dessert! Imagine chocolaty filling with crunchy walnuts swathed into a flaky crust – AMAZING, right? It is super simple and delicious, and you have 0 reasons not to make it!
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Deep-Fried Derby Pie
Mini Coconut Cakes – TeaTime Magazine
Scrumptious coconut cake topped with beautiful buttercream rosettes creates an impressive dessert in Mini Coconut Cakes.
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Mini Coconut Cakes - TeaTime Magazine

Baby Scones

Scones scream high tea, so it would be a shame not to list them here! These are with jam, but I love them with fresh fruit, as well.

Baby Scones with Jam and Cream
These cute baby scones make a wonderful treat for afternoon tea.
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baby scones with jam and cream 41958 1

Elegant Ideas

Vibes: high-end, feast, peculiar

Salmon and Cream Cheese Bites

Salmon screams elegant, am I right? Especially when served as finger food.

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Appetizer
These smoked salmon cucumber appetizers are not only tasty but also visually appealing, making them a perfect choice for parties, celebrations, or as a light and refreshing snack. Enjoy!
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Smoked Salmon Cucumber Appetizer

Salmon Sushi Cups

I never knew I needed sushi in cups, but here I am. This presentation is unique, but you still get the familiar sushi taste!

Baked Salmon Sushi Cups
This baked twist on sushi combines all your favorite sushi ingredients and bakes them in a muffin tin for perfect portions!
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Baked Salmon Sushi Cups

Shrimp Cocktail

Serving appetizers in cocktail glasses is a fabulous idea. This is a base recipe, but you can go with your favorite one, too. 

Shrimp Cocktail
In cooking, it’s important to infuse flavor whenever you can. Before adding the shrimp, we season and boil our cooking water along with a tablespoon of Old Bay, bright lemon juice, and an earthy bay leaf for a show-stopping cocktail shrimp. Also, our homemade cocktail sauce is simple but stellar thanks to the addition of
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Shrimp Cocktail

Steak Bites

Serve perfectly cooked Sirloin steak on toasted baguette with drizzled sauce on top for a fancy appetizer option. Love the idea of steak bites!

Garlic Bread Steak Bites With Horseradish Cream
Garlic Bread Steak Bites With Horseradish Cream is an elevated appetizer that is crazy easy to make. Simple ingredients and great flavor.
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Garlic Bread Steak Bites With Horseradish Cream

Beef Wellington

This is my favorite way to eat beef Wellington! Two-bite size pieces of juicy, savory goodness wrapped in a flaky pastry? Yes, please!

Beef Wellington Bites
Wow your guests with this fancy appetizer (that’s easy!) – Beef Wellington Bites wrapped in flaky puff pastry.
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Beef Wellington Bites

Beet Chevre Toast

The umami taste of garlic bread pairs flawlessly with goat cheese and beet. Plus, they look super fancy and unique, especially with tiny edible flowers on top! 

Garlic Toast Points with Marbled Beet Chevre and Edible Flowers
This isn't a recipe per-se.  You can make your goat cheese as light or dark as you wish and make as much or as little as you wish.
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Garlic Toast Points with Marbled Beet Chevre and Edible Flowers

Bacon Jam Scallops

This combination is superb, definitely one of my favorites on this list! Sweet-salty bacon jam skyrockets the flavor of seared buttery scallops, making this bite a special experience. 

Bacon Jam Scallops
Bacon Jam Scallops are a play on classic bacon wrapped scallops, only using sweet and salty bacon jam with scallions and flaky puff pastry!
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Bacon Jam Scallops

Dessert Ideas

Vibes: dainty, charming, luxurious

Champagne Truffles

White, champagne-induced truffles scream bridal party, right?! They are incredibly delicate, rich, and elegant – the right choice to serve on your pre-wedding party. 

Champagne White Chocolate Truffles
This Champagne White Chocolate Truffle recipe will make you want to bust out the bubbly! Luscious white chocolate is combined with champagne to produce silky-smooth truffles that melt in your mouth.
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Champagne White Chocolate Truffles

White Mousse

Super creamy and flavorful, yet simple to make, this mousse is an ideal dessert to prepare in advance and for a crowd. Plus, it’s white, so that’s a win, too! 

Two Ingredient White Chocolate Mousse
Two Ingredient White Chocolate Mousse is a rich and decadent white chocolate dessert topped with whipped cream and white chocolate curls.
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Two Ingredient White Chocolate Mousse

Mini Pavlovas

This dainty dessert should be a part of every wedding celebration. The crispy outside and fresh fruit on top are match-made in heaven.

Pavlova Recipe
Pavlova is the perfect dessert, crisp on the outside and marshmallow soft inside. Watch the video tutorial for easy mini pavlovas with cream and fruit.
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Pavlova Recipe

White Chocolate Cupcakes

The thing with these cupcakes is that the batter is also completely white! They look high-end and taste even better, incredibly airy and creamy.

Heavenly White Chocolate Cupcakes
I like to think about white cupcakes as mini wedding cakes you can enjoy daily. They are delicate, aromatic, and marvelously spongy, plus have an impeccable white frosting.
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Heavenly White Chocolate Cupcakes recipe

Mini Cheesecake Tarts

This is one of my favorite recipes I made lately and for a good reason! You can change up the fruit on top to fit the theme you’re aiming for. 

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 Blueberry Cheesecake Tarts recipe 1

Conversation Heart Mini Cakes

Conversation hearts remind me of 2000s rom-coms and each girl deserves to live in a movie at least for a day! They are amazing to add some pops of color to your dessert table. 

Mini Conversation Heart Cakes
Your sweetheart will love these scrumptious Mini Conversation Heart Cakes with White Chocolate Ganache Glaze. Each pastel colored cake looks just like a conversation heart candy and is imprinted with a special message for Valentine’s Day. Watch the video tutorial to see how easy these heart shaped cakes are to make.
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Mini Conversation Heart Cakes

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