Planning a surprise birthday party is fun. No doubt, there is nothing better than to see the happiness on your loved one’s face. Amongst the running around for the party preparations, you may be fighting for time while planning the menu out. Well, instead of spending hours in the kitchen, here are some quick and easy recipe ideas that you can use to pull through your party planning without stressing too much.
Bite-sized vanilla cupcakes
Everybody enjoys cupcakes, so this is surely something that you can consider. Instead of going for the traditional birthday cake, you can make one yourself by decorating bite-sized cupcakes. You can use a cupcake stand to bring in the layered look and place each cupcake close to each other. For the icing, you can you can consider covering all the cupcakes and make it look like a cake instead. This will suffice for a real cake and you can be sure that everybody gets his or her share.
Stuffed mushrooms with cheese topping
If the mushroom is one of the family’s favorite dish, then why not include this in the menu. You can buy the large-sized mushroom and stuff it with whatever filling you like. To top it up, add cheese and melted cheese or you can even bake the dish.
Magic Wants using pretzel sticks
Although today, this is something that may not be commonly eaten, however, it still has its charm. You can add flavor to your pretzel sticks by opting for different types of toppings. From chocolate sprinkles to even tiny ball candies, the list can go on.
Edible jewelry with candies and fruitloops
For the kids, you can make the birthday party a little fun with edible jewelry. With the help of licorice, fruit loops and other such candies, give the kids something that they will love to wear and eat. A party favorite that is perfect when you have many kids as guests, you can make ones, especially for boys and girls.
The party box
Another great idea is to go with the party box concept. In this, you can add small things like the party hat, masks, a few candies and some dry snacks. When your guests arrive, let them take a box each. If you want, you can personalize it by putting their name and decorating every box with a different look. You can also include a small thank you gift.