Amazing dishes doesn’t have to be extravagant and complex, and we sometimes feel the need to make difficult dishes to for parties to show our cooking skills, however, with such a busy lifestyle we simply can’t afford to be stuck in the kitchen for hours on end to get ready for a party. So we have created a list of recipes that are complete crowd pleasers and takes seconds to make. No one will even know that these amazing recipes are done in such a short time and effortlessly.
Fruit and cheese board
This refreshing fruit and cheese board serves as a great appetiser or desserts for large parties, you can always find seasonal fruit in the market. Even if it’s just for afternoon tea or a night cocktail party this fruit platter is a great choice.
Roast pumpkin and feta tarts
This Mediterranean style treat is great if you’re attending parties at someone else’s house and bring a tray of these pumpkin and feta tarts to hit up at their house will save you so much cooking time and the food itself will taste fresher too. This way being a little unprepared actually pays off.
Bacon and cheese-stuffed jalapēno poppers
All the ingredients in this recipe is calling to us and having all three in one dish is a dream come true. Who doesn’t love anything that’s related to bacon, cheese and deep fried finger food? Let’s get this party start with this finger-licking appetiser that is coated with a super crunchy breadcrumb outer layer.
Chili cornbread salad
When you have left over cornbread and don’t know what to do with it but eating it as a leftover by itself is too plain and boring after a while, well, why not make it into a salad and transform it into something completely new? No one has to know they were left overs either! This amazing chili cornbread salad will take salads to the next level and you will never think of them the same way.
Vegetarian buffalo dip
Sometime when we see vegetarian or vegan it might throw us off and feel as if the taste will be less than the original recipe, well, to be honest some of these vegetarian versions are not only healthier but they taste better too! After trying this vegetarian buffalo dip you will never miss the meat in this dip ever again
Marinated olive and cheese ring
A good sharing spread is always a great idea for catering parties to make things more celebratory and festive. Antipastos are a loved dish among many party dishes as there is a whole variety of different foods that you can mix and match. This recipe is a different take on the Italian style antipasto and the dressing is great for dipping in dinner rolls, so we’re sure nothing will go to waste.
Layered lemon dessert square
If you are a fan of anything citrus then this recipe recipe is a must try, derived from the traditional recipe of a key lime pie and cheesecake, this lemon dessert square balances the sourness and sweetness of both. This dessert will be gone in seconds so we suggest you sneak a few for yourself before serving them.
Tropical yoghurt pots
When you are running out of time or not sure what to bring to a party with mixed dietary needs, then this tropical yoghurt pot recipe is definitely a saviour. This is a quick and easy recipe that can be made in no time and for vegan options you can choose to alternate with coconut or almond yoghurt
Slow-cooked Mexican beef and potato gem nachos
We all love a good nacho during parties and if possible we would want to have a whole bowl to our own. If you love yourself a good Mexican dish, this quick and easy to make potato gem nachos is the go to dish for your next party.
Bailey’s Irish cream donut
We all love a good cup of coffee and one with alcohol in it sounds like an upgrade to us! So, with this Bailey Irish cream recipe you will be amazed at how versatile it is. It goes well with basically any dessert idea. Especially as a donut filling. With this Bailey cream filled donut recipe you will have guests running back for more.