Pinkies Up! Recipes for a Tea Party Baby Shower
Mom-to-be should be treated like royalty on her special day—and nothing is quite as elegant as a tea party. Our simple, delicious, and oh-so-cute recipes will have your guests saying,
Cucumber "Crackers" with Hummus
For a healthy party snack, thick slices of cucumber topped with delicious homemade hummus are the perfect combination.
Made with fresh, juicy strawberries, this sweet treat has a moist texture and a buttery flavor that’s sure to please. Add a bit of lemon zest and a glittery topping of sugar and you have a scone that’s extraordinarily good.
Asparagus Tea Tip Sandwiches
These unique and tasty treats may look like they went to appetizer finishing school, but they’re actually super easy to make and require only a few ingredients.
Photo Credit: National Watermelon Promotion Board
Watermelon Petit Fours
These little treats are quick, easy, and healthy alternatives to those little French cakes they mimic. They’re sure to be a hit with the mom-to-be!
Glazed Lemon Scones
Light and lemony, these biscuit-like cakes will make a refreshing addition to any party menu. Plus, they’re easy to prepare!
Pickles in a Blanket
There’s just something irresistible about the mini pickles. Mom-to-be and shower guests may never eat enough of them—so make plenty!
Pastel Petit Fours
Dainty and sophisticated, these cakes are a real showstopper—especially for a special occasion like a baby shower. And since they’re made from store-bought pound cake, they’re easy to prepare.
Tiny Taco Tarts
Mini phyllo shells, ready-made and smartly ornamental, are the secret here. Simply fill them with this delectable sour-cream-and-taco-seasoning-mix dip, and garnish. Yum!
These peeled cucumber cups look wonderfully festive, plus they’re a snap to make. The rounds provide the perfect base for all manner of tasty fillings. Flavored hummus works well.
Any sandwich can be a tea sandwich, as long as it’s sliced into neat, nearly-bite-size pieces. For extra fanciness, use a cookie cutter to punch out shapes from your sandwich bread. Maybe a rubber duckie?
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