When you search for the perfect baby shower food recipe, remember that there are no rules written in stone when it comes to baby shower foods.
Consider the needs and dietary restrictions of the mom-to-be, but after that you are limited only by your imagination and your budget. That means that you can serve very traditional foods with very traditional recipes, or you can choose to search for creative recipes that will amaze your guests.
One baby shower food recipe that can easily be altered or expanded is:
Though most start with the basics - juice, ginger ale and sherbet it's easy to change this particular recipe to suit your needs. Color is one of the easiest things to change when it comes to punch. If your mom-to-be is expecting a baby girl and the nursery is being all done up in pink, use pink sherbet in the punch.
Strawberry Sherbert Punch
Ingredients: 1/2 quart strawberry ice cream, 1 package frozen strawberries, one (2 liter) Strawberry soda, box of fresh strawberries.
In a large punch bowl add soda, ice cream and frozen strawberries, Blend together, Slice fresh strawberries, and place around the edge of punch bowl.If it's a boy and green is the color of choice, look for the lime sherbet.
Green Sherbert Punch
Ingredients: 2 liters of ginger ale, 1 gallon lime sherbet.
In a large punch bowl, mix in sherbet, add ginger ale to taste.
Yellow is a good stand-by and many people choose either orange sherbet or pineapple for both color and taste.
Another important baby shower food recipe is the cake, though the recipe is typically less important than the cake's decoration.
Typically, cakes are purchased from a professional or a bakery, though there are some talented people who'll take on this task.If you don't want to purchase a cake but aren't really up to the challenge of baking and decorating one yourself, why not look around for alternatives? You might use a great recipe for cheesecake or even bake a giant cookie instead.
Almost any baby shower foods you choose to serve will be appreciated by both your attendees and your mom-to-be. You can stick just with the most traditional baby shower food recipe or you can go completely creative.
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