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Best Recipes for Your Bridal Shower

It’s wedding season, and with that comes bridal showers. Don’t stress about which bites to serve at your shower because we’ve got 10 great recipes to help your party go off without a hitch.

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 Watermelon Champagne Sangria

Watermelon Champagne Sangria

 

To kick the party off right, begin with some summery watermelon champagne sangria. It’s simple, fruity, and delicious, so it makes the perfect starter to your special evening.

Get the recipe for watermelon champange sangria.

 

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Cosmopolitans

Cosmopolitans

If watermelon is not what you’re craving, stick to the classic cosmopolitan. Not only is it pretty, but it will allow you and your friends to have a little Sex and the City moment.

Get the recipe for cosmopolitans.

 

(Photo: Thinkstock)

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 Bruschetta With White-Bean Spread and Rapini

Bruschetta With White-Bean Spread and Rapini

 

A new twist on traditional bruschetta, this bright green hors d’oeuvre will add a kick of colour to your table and have guests wanting more.

Get the recipe for bruschetta with white-bean spread and rapini .

 

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 Spicy Prawns with Zesty Avocado Spread

Spicy Prawns with Zesty Avocado Spread

The creamy avocado in these bite sized appetizers is a cool complement to the spicy prawns and crunchy texture of the rice cracker.

Get the recipe for spicy prawns.

 

(Photo: missavacado.ca)

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 Mini Puff-Pastry Tartlets

Mini Puff-Pastry Tartlets

Buttery puff pastry marries with the distinct taste of goat cheese, parmesan, prosciutto and bell peppers for a perfect, colourful bite-sized tart for each guest at your afternoon bridal shower to enjoy.

Get the recipe for mini puff-pastry tartlets.

 

(Photo: The Ultimate Christmas Book, 2006)

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 Lemon and Lavender Tea Cookies

Lemon and Lavender Tea Cookies

Pretty as a picture and perfect for afternoon tea, the balance between tart lemon and floral lavander make a lovely combination for any afternoon bridal shower.

Learn how to make these lemon and lavender tea cookies

 

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 Pink Pistachio Fudge Squares

Pink Pistachio Fudge Squares

Creamy and delicious, these fudge squares, with their gorgeous hue (made that way naturally with beet juice) will stand out and provide a deliciously sweet treat.

Get the recipe to make these pink pistachio fudge squares.

 

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 Red Prince Apple Gem Scones with Clotted Cream

Red Prince Apple Gem Scones with Clotted Cream

The Red Prince apples used in these scones make for a light and moist biscuit. Paired with clotted cream, a traditional English spread, these Red Prince Apple Gem Scones are the perfect treat to serve at a mid-day bridal shower or afternoon tea party.

Get the recipe for red prince apple scones.

 

(Photo: www.redprinceapple.ca)

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 Chocolate-Almond Bites

Chocolate-Almond Bites

Everyone likes a bit of chocolate. These chocolate-almond bites are a little sweet and a lot sophisticated. Wrap them in some paper for everyone to have their own or simply pile them in a bowl and watch them disappear.

Get the recipe to make these chocolate-almond bites.

 

(Photo: Mark Ferri)

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 Hazelnut, Pistachio and Orange Confit Shortbread Cookies

Hazelnut, Pistachio and Orange Confit Shortbread Cookies

Decadent and romantic, these cookies make a statement. Show the love by making them into heart shapes or just allow the dried rose petals to do the romancing for you.

Get the recipe for hazelnut, pistachio and orange confit shortbread cookies.

 

(Photo: Tango Photographie)