Do you have a baby shower for a little boy in the works and looking for some great food and drinks to serve at the party? Then you have come to the right place! These suggestions are a mix of food, dessert, and drink ideas that tie in with a baby boy theme. Some of the ideas could also easily be used for a gender-neutral baby shower or with some modifications they can be changed to fit a baby shower for a baby girl party as well.
10 Baby Shower Dishes
You’ll find a mixture of foods that can be served as appetizers or combined with a few dishes to make a main dish. You may still be deciding on whether to do plated meals or sticking with finger foods. Going the breakfast or brunch route with finger foods can also be cheaper and easier to prepare in advance. When going the “mini” finger food route you can also easily customize the foods with hints of color for a boy or girl themed baby shower giving your guests a colorful treat.
Cowboy Caviar with Avocado is a delicious dip featuring three kinds of beans, colorful veggies, and a tangy Italian dressing. Whether you serve it with tortilla chips or eat it on its own, it’s a flavorful dish you can’t get enough of!
Easy Ham and Cheese Slider
These simple ham and cheese slider sandwiches made on Hawaiian rolls are a perfect size. They’re also easy to make in a large batch and can be customized based on your guests’ likes and dislikes.
Easy Sandwich Pinwheels
A crowd favorite sandwich are sandwich pinwheels. Made simple without lacking flavor by combining flour tortillas, cream cheese, salami, cheese, and green onions. Super easy to make, perfect for picnics or as an easy appetizer.
Elevate your baby shower menu with Bruschetta Scones! They have the same crisp surface with a soft inside that is filled with garden-fresh ingredients. Perfect for a baby shower brunch.
Mushroom Brie Puff Pastry Appetizers
These Mushroom Brie Puff Pastries are wrapped around a delicious filling of brie and mushrooms making these appetizers so easy to make and perfect for any gathering.
Cold Vegetable Pizza Appetizer
This classic cold veggie pizza appetizer is perfect at any gathering and always a hit.
Crunchy Broccoli Salad Recipe
Share a classic sweet and savory broccoli salad with family and friends at your next baby shower gathering. The combination of flavors are amazing.
Easy Mini Muffin Cups
These cute & easy mini muffin cup appetizers are a perfect party treat. Make them ahead & enjoy your guests (especially the guest-of-honor) instead of hassling with last-minute appetizers.
Baked Figs with Goat Cheese
Easy 15-minute Baked Figs with Goat Cheese, walnuts, honey and sage recipe. These roasted figs make for an easy appetizer your guests will love!
Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs
Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs are perfect for parties! These are packed with so much flavor and are easy to make.
4 Sweet Baby Shower Desserts
3 of these 4 baby shower desserts definitely fit the “It’s a Boy” theme, however, you can swap out some ingredients for a more neutral theme or for a “It’s a Girl” baby shower.
British Butterfly Cakes
Butterfly cupcakes are a sweet addition to a baby shower menu. Easy to make with homemade cupcakes or even premade ones, they will be a favorite for guests.
Baked Blueberry Donuts
These easy vegan baked blueberry donuts are made with fresh berries and a vanilla blueberry glaze! Sweet, fruity, fluffy and delicious! Swap the blueberries out for strawberries for a more pretty-in-pink look.
These Blackberry Cookies are naturally blue from puréed blackberries! They have a sweet tangy flavor and are super easy to make. No artificial coloring or flavor.
Blueberry Crumb Bars
Blueberry Crumb Bars, made with fresh or frozen blueberries, with a buttery crumb topping, are a perfect handheld dessert! Again, swapping out the blueberries for strawberries to go in a pink direction should work here as well.
Don’t forget the drinks!
So you have an idea on what to do for the food and dessert but what about the drinks? Here are 4 drink ideas, 2 kid friendly drinks and 2 boozy style!
Arnold Palmer Lemonade
A delicious combination of iced tea and lemonade aka “Arnold Palmers” are easy to make for your next get-together. Add some blueberries for that blue tint to give that colorful pop!
A beautiful and fresh drink that is easy to make as a punch or drink bar. Blueberry Limeade is refreshing and easy!
Blueberry Moscow Mule Rita
This Blueberry Moscow Mule is a refreshing cocktail any time of year made with fresh blueberries.
Lavender Gin and Tonic Punch
A fun and easy lavender gin and tonic punch is perfect for a cocktail party!
Final Baby Shower Ideas
- Get a head count of guests ahead of time so you know how much food to make available.
- Stir clear of non-pregnancy safe foods & other possible allergens.
- Don’t try a new receipe the day of the event. Give it a trial run ahead of time so you can get an idea of how the process will go.
- Again decide on a service style. Whether it’s plated, buffet, or finger foods.
- If you do decide to serve drinks with alcohol make sure it’s clearly indicated to precent any mixups.
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