Baby shower cakes and food
One important considerations is what type of food to have at a baby shower. Most guests will be happy with any variety of delicious snacks and meals. A few modifications can be made to fit your food into the theme of the baby shower:
1) Baby shower cakes
Several options exist for baby shower cakes, including purchasing online, at a bakery, or even making the cake yourself. Most people will buy at a bakery, since making the cake yourself can be very time consuming and tricky. Plus cakes can be damaged in shipping when purchased online.
If you are making your own cake, cakes can be shaped as booties, baby blocks, or anything else baby related. You can follow a traditional cake recipe and then use the icing and frosting to decorate.
2) Punch and drinks
Drinks can be colored blue for boy showers or pink for girl showers. The easiest way to do this is to pick drinks that already have those colors. You can also mix colorless beverages into the drinks, like Sprite. If you put some of the punch into the freezer, you can also make colored ice cubes.
3) Finger foods
Most baby showers serve snacks just like any other party. Vegetable sticks, cookies, truffles, and appetizers are common favorites. If you want themed candy, sour pacifiers are often available at candy stores or online stores. Cookies can also be baked that are shaped like ducks or teddy bears.
If you are serving lunch or dinner, you have several options. Firstly, a caterer can be hired if it is within your budget. You can also have your guests each bring one dish, which oftens adds variety to your selection of dishes.
If you want to prepare your own meal, then make sure to give yourself enough time to cook everything. You can always arrange certain types of food in patterns. For example, if you were baking a meatloaf, you could have it shaped like a teddy bear. Gummy bears and other candy animals can sometimes be used on certain types of dishes. Feel free to use a little creativity here as long as the food still tastes good.
As you can see there are many possibilities for selecting food for you baby shower. With a little effort, you baby shower food will be a delicious hit amongst your guests.
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