So you’re thinking of having a tea party? Great idea! They’re a super fun little get together that both children and adults absolutely love, not to mention being less hassle than planning a full party! If you’re thinking of throwing one of these super fun parties and need some inspiration for the food you can serve, whether you’re thinking of cooking it yourself or just popping to your local supermarket, you’re in the right place! Today, we’re talking about the food that’s perfect for tea parties, and we hope you’ll get some great ideas.
Tea party food inspiration
Let’s start by talking about how you can present your food for your guests to eat. Our range of melamine plates and bowls are perfect for this; they’re super fun, pretty, and easy to clean – as well as being a bit more sturdy than your regular plates and bowls, so you don’t need to worry about them getting broken! They’re perfect to be used with any of the tea party foods we’re talking about today, and you can find the whole range right here.
Sausage rolls and sandwiches
Something savoury to get you started, sausage rolls and sandwiches! You can make your own sausage rolls if you fancy, simply using some sausage meat and puff pastry, or just buy them from your local supermarket. Don’t forget to put plenty of variety into your sandwiches to keep people interested!
Cupcakes are perfect for tea parties, and are brilliant party foods for people of all ages! You can lay them out on your melamine plates, or pop them into one of our cake boxes to make them feel a little bit more special if you prefer. You can buy them from the supermarket ready made, or for a more personal touch you can make some yourself – this recipe is simple, and perfect!
Not quite a cupcake, but cake pops are super fun to make, and even more fun to eat! You can decorate them however you fancy and they go down an absolute treat with both children and adults alike. You can make them yourself using this simple recipe here, and literally decorate them however you want! Our Frills & Frosting cake pop set gives you everything you need to get started making your own cake pops, and prettily, too!
Pretty much everyone loves a cookie, and there’s so much you can do with them, making them absolutely perfect for your tea party! Take a look at this recipe for a basic sugar cookie recipe, which you can adapt to your own tastes and decorate however you like – brilliant for your tea party!
For a nice healthy sweet treat, try out fruit skewers! These couldn’t be easier to make, and they’re so nice! Simply chop up some fruit into small pieces; using banana, grape, pineapple, apple, oranges, strawberries, and so on, and pop onto a skewer. Lay them out on your melamine plates and you’re good to go!
We hope we’ve been able to give you some inspiration for some great tea party food ideas, and great ways to present them!