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Bridal Shower Food Ideas

Updated on June 4, 2012

So, you have a bridal shower organized and you need some ideas about what food to serve at the party. Luckily there is a variety of options available ranging from easy appetizers to more elegant buffet meals. Below are just a few bridal shower food ideas to get you going.

Easy bridal shower food ideas-appetizers.

It is worth considering serving appetizers if you are holding a party in the early afternoon. There are many easy and quick appetizers that can be prepared for your bridal shower. The great thing about appetizers is that they cost little money to prepare and take next to no time to cook. They are also handy if you have a large number of guests and where cooking a large meal will be impractical. Below are just a few examples of some quick and easy appetizers to serve at your bridal shower.

Warm brie with Fuji apple, pear and Melba Toasts.

This quick and easy sweet and savoury snack is a winner at parties. It uses very few ingredients, it's cheap to make and takes just two minutes to cook. The recipe is easily doubled or quadrupled and at a bit of color to the food table. Preparation time is only 10 minutes and additional batches can always be made up at short notice.

Warm Brie and Apple


Bacon wrapped pineapple shrimp.

Make things a little more elegant with this seafood delight. It takes a total of 16 minutes to prepare and it can be made at short notice. This mixture of sweet and savoury will add a bit of luxury to your party food.

Buffet Dinners.

Buffet dinners go down well if your party is being held in the early evening and there are plenty of ideas for bridal shower buffet food. Buffet food does not have to be dull and boring and three buffet food examples below will make your bridal shower stand out. Try combining savoury and sweet food recipes, and of course the obligatory salads.

You can make one large Pizza Pie, or a number of smaller ones.
You can make one large Pizza Pie, or a number of smaller ones. | Source

Pizza Pies

These are actually more pies than pizza but they look professional and colorful at the buffet table. They involved filling pastry with egg and herb fillings than adding additional toppers such as cheese tomato leak and anything else that may seem appropriate. They take approximately 25 minutes to cook, they can be served hot or cold; and can be frozen so they can be prepared well in advance of the party.

Cinnamon Biscuits

Cinnamon biscuits are great if you have a large number of guests as one batch makes 36 biscuits. All the ingredients are chucked in a bowl, rolled out, places on a baking tray and cook for 12 minutes.

Cinnamon Buscuit Tutorial

Steak Salad.

This isn't just any ordinary salad. Using leftover steak to add a bit of weight to the salad you can be sure that this buffet is unique. It takes eight minutes to prepare, eight minutes to cook and is easy to make.


Spicy Roasted Nuts

Nuts are always good appetizers to serve the parties and this quick and easy recipe will add some spice to the party. It takes two minutes to prepare, eight minutes to cook and is a tasty alternative to the usual nut assortment usually found at parties.

What would be your favourite Bridal Shower food?

What would be your favourite Bridal Shower food?

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There are of course a thousand other bridal shower food ideas out there ranging from the simple but elegant appetizers to the more exquisite buffet dinners. Whatever your choice of bridal shower food you can be sure that whatever you prepare your guests will remember it for a long time.

All recipes mentioned above can be found on either the Food Network or


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