Kids parties are back in full swing after a brief hiatus in 2020, and they seem to be bigger than ever, are they not? If you’ve ever hosted a kids birthday party at home, you’ll know how much effort is involved, especially when it comes to party food.
But who says you have to do it all? Want our advice? Leave the time consuming food prep to the experts in finger food catering in Perth!
Firstly, what to have on the menu? If you’re tired of the same old fairy bread and jelly cups, then it’s time you rolled up your sleeves and got a little bit creative with the good old favourites.
Here’s our top 5 finger food catering ideas guaranteed to put a smile on every child’s face in the room – but most of all the birthday boy or girl!
1. Fairy Bread Truffle Balls
Now that’s fairy bread reinvented! We haven’t met a kid who doesn’t love fairy bread. It’s the usually forbidden food only ever reserved for kids birthday party – and if it’s not on the menu watch out parents! This fairy bread inspired finger food, takes all of 20 minutes to pull together, and all you need is 5 ingredients. Watch this quick video to see just how easy they are to make.
2. Hawaiian Pizza Pops
More often than not, it’s the sweet stuff that gets all the attention at kids parties. But what if you made savoury look sweet like a lollipop? These pizza pin wheel style pops look awesome when assembled, and they might just trick a couple of kids into trying them. Who can resist when it’s shaped like that!
3. Rainbow Lamingtons
Jelly is so versatile and can be used in many different ways, like in these fruit tingles inspired rainbow lamingtons. Save time by purchasing pre-made madeira cake at the supermarket. You can even make them up to 3 days in advance, just make sure you store them in an airtight container.
4. Edible Slime
Oh yes there is such a thing. And it’s not hard to make at all, albeit a tad messy. Choose your food colouring (slime colour) to suit the theme of the party. Watch this video for step by step instructions on how to make monster slime, mermaid slime, gummy bear slime and unicorn slime.
5. Get Creative With Fruit
Fruit sticks are easy to manage, but there are so many different ways you can get inventive with fruit. Try and relate it back to your party theme, you can find some really great ideas just by searching Pinterest.
Once you’ve got your list of finger food sorted, it’s time to fill the gaps in your party food repertoire and get on top of your finger food catering. We have loads of tasty options from out classic savouries mix of party pies, sausage rolls and pastries. Freshly made rolls, wraps and bite sized delights. Check out our finger food catering menu for Perth.
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Take your pick from our crowd pleasing finger food catering options. When planning for your party, make sure to give our Perth catering team at least 24 hours’ notice, so we can get everything ready for you in time.
One way of having a stress free picnic or garden party is not to get bogged down with preparing everything from scratch. Take a few shortcuts so you can enjoy yourself on the day too and support the local producers in your area.
Whether it’s sourcing treats or putting in a catering order from your local bakery – like Pinjarra Bakery, hitting up a growers market for the freshest fruit and veg, stopping by your corner delicatessen for all your cold meats and nibbles – there are so many delicious locally produced options out there to make your occasion a scrumptious success.