You don’t have to go out to share a delicious meal with friends. A girl’s night in is the perfect occasion to get creative with your food! So gather the girls around and check out our list of the ultimate treats to make your night extra fun, you’ll be the host with the most for sure!
1. Cheesecake brownies
Cheesecake is amazing and brownies are amazing, so why not combine the two to make the ultimate dessert for a girl’s night in! The rich chocolate brownies taste so good with the tangy cream cheese. Check out this recipe from Delicious. They’ve added raspberries for a little extra sweetness and some fruity flavour to cut through the chocolate.
2. Popcorn chicken
Finger food is perfect for a girl’s night in, and popcorn chicken is a super delicious and easy finger food your guests will love. Check out this recipe from Tastes Better From Scratch. They use cornflakes to make the chicken super crunchy on the outside and nice and juicy on the inside. And they bake, rather than fry, the chicken. Not only is this healthier, but it saves you the time and effort of deep frying chicken.
3. Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate is the perfect end to a girl’s night in, but if you want to take an already delicious treat to the next level, try making your own hot chocolate stirrers. This recipe from BBC Good Food will show you what to do to get started. All you need are some popsicle moulds which you fill with melted chocolate and flavouring of your choice – peppermint essence, orange zest, raspberries etc. Then once they’ve hardened just stir them in hot milk!
4. Chocolate fondue
Chocolate fondue always makes for a super fun night! And it’s so easy to prepare. Simply cut up your fruits and other ingredients for dipping. Then melt the chocolate with cream and butter for a rich, chocolatey dip. Check out this recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron.
If you want to serve up a filling dinner for your next girl’s night in that is just as convenient to eat as finger food, then you can’t go past delicious quesadillas! Chicken quesadillas are really popular, but for something a bit different try this sweet potato and chorizo quesadilla recipe from BBC Good Food. The combination of spicy sausage with delicious sweet potato and tangy feta cheese is a definite crowd pleaser!
Another fun idea for a girl’s night in is to have a cocktail night! And sangria is always a favourite among guests. For a fresh, summery take on the traditional sangria, try this strawberry and orange white wine sangria recipe from My Food Story. So refreshing and delicious, it’s perfect for warm summer nights with friends.
7. S’mores dip
With this delicious recipe from BBC Good Food you can still enjoy s’mores even if you don’t have a camp fire, it’ll just be in the form of a dip! It’s so simple and easy to make with very few ingredients., just a melted chocolate mixture with grilled marshmallows on top. And you can serve with a whole variety of foods for dipping – digestive biscuits, strawberries, banana and anything else you like!
8. Mozzarella sticks
For delicious, stringy, cheesy goodness you can’t go past classic mozzarella sticks! These are always a crowd favourite that are perfect for a girl’s night in. This super yummy recipe from Onion Rings and Things serves the mozzarella sticks with a delicious marina sauce.