What Are Some Creative Recipes for Baby Shower Foods?

What Are Some Creative Recipes for Baby Shower Foods?

Some creative recipes for baby shower foods include Martha Stewart's recipe for moon-shaped Goldilox tea sandwiches and Betty Crocker's recipe for baby rattle cupcakes. Both recipes add a cute twist to otherwise common food items.

To prepare the sandwiches, finely chop 1/2 cup of large pitted green olives. Measure out 1 1/2 tablespoons of brine-packed capers. Drain and rinse the capers before finely chopping them. Mix the olives and capers into 6 tablespoons of softened unsalted butter. Divide the butter mixture amongst 20 thin slices of white bread.

Set aside 10 slices of the buttered bread and distribute 4 ounces of smoked salmon amongst them. Cover with the remaining bread slices to form sandwiches. Use a moon-shaped cookie cutter to cut the sandwiches into moon shapes.

To make the cupcakes, bake 24 cupcakes according to the instructions on a store-bought box of cake mix and allow the cupcakes to cool. Decorate the cupcakes with store-bought vanilla frosting, icing and candy sprinkles. Adorn 24 paper lollipop sticks with ribbon bows and secure a gumdrop onto one end of each stick. Puncture the side of each cupcake with a toothpick before pushing the plain end of each lollipop stick into each cupcake to create the appearance of a rattle.

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