25 C
Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Fun Food for a Valentine’s Day Themed Bridal Shower

- Advertisement -

Valentine’s Day is a great day to plan a themed wedding or wedding shower around. Love is in the air, and you will find no shortage of Valentine’s Day decor and recipes to inspire you when planning a fun Valentine’s Day themed bridal shower.

Valentine’s Day Candies

- Advertisement -

Most women enjoy receiving chocolates for Valentine’s Day. A Valentine’s Day bridal shower should be no exception. Set assorted chocolates out on pretty silver platters for your guests to enjoy.

You can also fill candy jars with a variety of other Valentine’s Day candy, such as conversation hearts. You can easily create your own beautiful candy jars by using a bit of epoxy to glue a small glass vase or bowl to a glass or silver candle stick holder. Apothecary jars of various shapes and sizes also make great candy jars. You can find apothecary jars at most craft stores.

You can make easy strawberry fudge by melting one bag of white chocolate chips in the microwave and stirring in one can of strawberry frosting. Spread into a 9×9-inch baking dish and place in refrigerator to harden. Cut into small squares.

Small boxes of conversation hearts are perfect party favors for shower guests. Set out a bowl of candy hearts so that guests can take a box before they leave.

Valentine’s Day Finger Foods

Bright red strawberries make great finger food for a Valentine’s Day bridal shower. Dip strawberries in melted chocolate or melted strawberry candy coating.

You can place hulled strawberries on skewers and add other red fruit such as red grapes or cut up pieces of watermelon. Arrange the fruit kabobs on a pretty plate or serving tray.

Valentine’s Day Drinks

Pink punch or pink lemonade make great beverages for a Valentine’s Day bridal shower.

Pink Bridal Shower Punch

To prepare punch, mix all ingredients together in a punch bowl. To make an ice ring for the punch bowl, when making the punch, reserve 4 to 5 cups of the punch and pour into the bottom of a salad ring mold.

When ready to serve the punch, run the salad mold under cool water until ice slips out of mold and place the ice ring in the punch bowl after the punch is prepared. If desired, thin slices of lemon or lime can be placed in the ice mold before it is frozen.

- Advertisement -

Valentine’s Day Cake Pops

If you are looking for a fun alternative to traditional cake, then consider serving cake pops at the bridal shower. They are easy to make and you can make them in any color. First prepare and bake the cake mix of your choice.

For chocolate lovers, brownie mixes work great too. After the cake has cooled, crumble the cake into a large mixing bowl. You can even run it through a food processor, leaving only small crumbs.

Next stir a can of frosting into the cake crumbs until well combined. Roll the cake mixture into uniform balls. Cookie batter scoops work great for this. Place balls on waxed paper and after you are done place all of them in the freezer until they are nice and solid.

You will need a package of candy melts to frost the cake balls. You might choose pink, red, or white for Valentine’s Day, or choose more than one color for variety.

Place one bag of melts along with 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil into a microwaveable bowl and place in the microwave for 1 minute. Stir, and then microwave for 30 seconds. Stir and then microwave for 30 more seconds.

Place a small amount of melted candy coating on the end of a lollipop stick and press into a cake ball. Repeat for each cake ball. Next dip each cake ball into the melted candy coating, turning gently to coat the ball evenly.

You can also use a spoon to spoon the coating on. Let any extra drip off and set into a cake pop holder to dry. You can also add sprinkles before the coating hardens.

You can then wrap the cake pops individually in cellophane and ribbon or you can display them by inserting them into styrofoam and putting the styrofoam in the bottom of a basket.

Instead of making the cake balls you can also find heart-shaped silicone molds to make cake pops. Just bake the cake or brownie batter in the molds and then place the stick in the heart and coat with candy as described above.

Just make sure that the stick is securely stuck inside the cake before you add the coating because the cakes will break easily. Planning food for a Valentine’s Day themed bridal shower can be fun. With so many Valentine’s Day candies, cakes and other goodies to choose from, you are only limited by your imagination.

- Advertisement -

Author Bio:

Tiffany Wells is a professional blogger that writes for Afloral.com, a leading online retailer of silk flower arrangements and floral supplies.

- Advertisement -

Disclaimer: This article is purely informative & educational in nature and should not be construed as medical advice. Please use the content only in consultation with an appropriate certified medical or healthcare professional.

This post was written by a Guest Author. Please see their details in the post above. If you'd like to Contribute towards the growth of Healthtian, please check our Contributor Page for details about how YOU can share your tips with our growing community.

Trending Now

How Blogging About Your Feelings Can Improve Your Mental Health?

Scientists believe that self-medication may be one of the main reasons why the blogosphere has been such a huge success. For a long time,...
- Advertisement -

Skin Rashes: Causes, Symptoms and Effective Home Remedies

Skin rashes are common skin problems experienced by millions of people worldwide; it is characterized by a visible change in the color...

Spider Bites: Symptoms, Treatment & Identification

Spider bites in the United States are often annoying but they are rarely fatal. If a person gets bitten by a black...

Scoleciphobia: an Irrational Fear of Worms

Scoleciphobia is a kind of phobia. Other names like Vermiphobia and Helminthophobia are some of the closely rlated phobias of Scoleciphobia.

Can You Eat Too Many Blueberries?

Whenever the discussion of superfruits arise, there is a 70% chance that the delicious Blueberries(Cyanococcus) will find a place for itself. I mean, this...

The Amazing Health Benefits of Uziza

We all know how essential salt is to our food and the role it plays in our health. But we can’t deny that salt...

12 Different Body Shapes of Women

Human beings have different body shapes and each shape depends on what you wear. However, before you decide on what to wear, you must...

How to Increase Sodium Levels in Your Blood?

Levels of sodium in the blood is often a misunderstood topic and it is extremely necessary that we as individuals understand the meaning and...

Dental Tourism in Costa Rica: Dental Treatments and a Magical Place to Visit

This Central American country has become a paradise for people looking for quality dental work at the best price. Getting dental implants...



Nurture yourself with health tips, wellness advice, and more.

- Advertisement -

Related Posts

What to Eat Before a Spinning Workout?

Spinning is definitely an exercise that many people love to enjoy the class setting. The teacher sets the tone for a great spin class....

Lactose Intolerance: Types, Causes, Symptoms and Milk Alternatives

Lactose intolerance is a condition characterized by the inability to digest lactose (the sugar present in milk) properly. This condition causes frequent bloating, diarrhea,...

Tiger Nut: 5 Essential Health Benefits of Tiger Nuts

Tiger nuts have been around for a very long time. However, they only began to gain popularity recently. Despite the recent use of tiger...

15 Iron-rich Foods That You Should Add to Your Diet Plan

Iron is a mineral that is found in every cell of the body. It is an essential mineral because it is responsible for the...
- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.