Every good party needs good food! Now that we’ve talked about diy gift ideas, rounded-up all kinds of free baby shower printables and come up with some super cute favor and prize ideas, it’s time to fill up the food table! I’ve created 4 different baby shower menus that I think would be amazingly delicious and leave your guests satisfied!
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Baby Shower Menu Ideas
I’ve tried to include a variety of food groups in each of these menus. I like to include at least one meat or protein based item to help keep everyone fortified. Sometimes showers are scheduled at odd times and guests may or may not have skipped a meal to attend. It’s a good idea to provide something substantial for them to eat.
Before we dive into all this yumminess I want to remind you to check out the previous post of 9 frugal diy baby shower favor ideas. Each one comes with a free printable thank you tag designed by yours truly. 🙂
Ok, on to the food!
I think the Mom-osa bar is so darn cute and clever! You could provide both sparkling apple juice and champagne options.
The cucumber slices are topped with a Boursin cheese mix. I have only just discovered the culinary delight of Boursin and I’m in heaven, I could eat the stuff all day long.
The onesie cake is simply made using a rectangle pan so there’s no need for fancy cake pans!
Onesie Cake – With instructions
Mom-osa Bar – Picture Only
Cucumber Bites – With Recipe
Confetti Oreos – with instructions
Ham & Cheese Roll Ups – with recipe
Fruit Salsa & Cinamon Chips – with recipe
This menu has a little bit of an Italian theme going on, minus the celery bugs of course.
The sugar cookie bars are made in a sheet so they could easily have words iced on the top before they are cut up. I like the idea of bars instead of a cake because you don’t need plates and forks and it’s possible to have just a small piece.
The bruschetta might be a little messier to eat, but so worth it! Look at those bright delicious colours!
The veggie bugs are for the cuteness factor alone. 🙂
Mac & Cheese Bites – with recipe
Bruschetta – with recipe
Mini Pizzas – with recipe
Veggie Buggies – No instructions, but fairly self-explanitory
Brunch theme! If you do make all these goodies, you’re probably setting yourself up to be asked to be the chef at all your friends future showers!
I like the idea of a bacon wrapped potato because it’s not nearly as rich (or costly!) as scallops.
The mini Eggo waffles are a clever idea. You could even put a second one on top of the chicken to turn them into sliders! Just hold it all together with a toothpick.
The cake is technically an Easter bunny cake. But I think it’s totally appropriate for a baby shower too. I lucked out and found a really sweet cake stand at the Dollar Store for $2. But this mint-coloured lace cake stand from Anthropologie is to DIE for! Maybe if I tell my husband it’s an investment piece for all the baby showers I have to host? 😛
French Toast Kabobs – with instructions
Mini Waffles & Chicken Bites – with instructions
Bunny Cake – with recipe
Honey Ricotta Peach Crostini – with recipe
Mini Spinach Quiches – with recipe
Bacon Wrapped Potato Bites – with recipe
This menu doesn’t really have a theme except these are all things I would absolutely love to eat! I love anything with brie in it and puff pastry is my #4 favourite thing on the planet after my husband and kids.
The donut kabobs would be amazing for a donut-themed party. It’s too bad I didn’t find any free donut printables for the baby shower freebie round-up post. Maybe I’ll have to design some!
I’ve made chocolate dipped mandarin oranges before and I really like them. You get a little crunch on the outside with a pop of juiciness on the inside.
The BLT bites are held together with mini cocktail forks like these ones. I found a pack of 24 at Target for $2.55! How’s that for inexpensive?!
Puff Pastry Cheese Straws – with recipe
Bacon, Walnut & Brie Bites – with recipe
Chocolate Dipped Orange Slices – with recipe
Mini Donut Kabobs – with recipe
BLT Bites – with recipe
Strawberry Jalapeno Salsa – with recipe
What kind of foods have you prepared for parties? What was the biggest crowd pleaser from your baby shower menu?