This V-Day, gather your girl squad and host a fun Galentine's Day house party where you can offer them a number of themed gourmet bites, cute desserts, shareable snacks and some boozy treats. Here are some great options for your Galentine's Day party!
Why should couples have all the fun on Valentine’s Day? If you’re single and have a free calendar, grab your gal pals and plan a night of fun and frivolity to make the most of Galentine’s Day. Instead of ordering in, you can make interesting and shareable party options at home and even set up fun DIY stations. Keeping a DIY baking station is really easy; all you need are some baking essentials and easy apparatus like moulds, baking cups, muffin liners and some fin topings like candy, choco chips, gummy bears etc.
Or you can go for themed desserts and boozy candies which can also double up as hors d'oeuvres'. So, this Galentine’s Day, assemble your girl squad and live it up with these unique and fun treats!
Cool off with refreshing Prosecco popsicles that combine the elegance of sparkling wine with the fun of frozen treats. Mix Prosecco with fruit juice or puree (such as peach, strawberry, or raspberry) and pour into popsicle molds. Add fresh fruit slices or berries for added flavour and visual appeal. Freeze until solid, then serve these boozy popsicles as a playful and sophisticated dessert option that's sure to impress your guests.
Heart-Shaped Sugar Cookies
Bake a batch of heart-shaped sugar cookies for a sweet and sentimental treat that's perfect for sharing with your gal pals. Decorate the cookies with royal icing in vibrant colours and fun designs, such as sprinkles, edible glitter, and personalized messages. Arrange the cookies on a platter or in a decorative tin for a charming and delicious homemade gift that shows how much you care.
Mimosa Bar with Fresh Juices and Fruits
Elevate your Galentine's Day celebration with a festive mimosa bar featuring a variety of fresh juices, fruits, and sparkling wine options. Offer a selection of juices such as orange, grapefruit, cranberry, and pineapple, along with an assortment of sliced fruits like strawberries, raspberries, oranges, and kiwi. Provide champagne or sparkling wine for mixing, as well as flavoured syrups or liqueurs for added sweetness and flavour. Let your guests mix and match their own custom mimosas, creating personalized cocktails to toast to friendship and camaraderie.
Heart-Shaped Pancakes with Fresh Berries
Start your Galentine's Day brunch with a stack of fluffy heart-shaped pancakes served with a generous topping of fresh berries. These adorable and delicious pancakes are sure to put a smile on everyone's face and set the tone for a delightful celebration. Serve with maple syrup, whipped cream, and a side of crispy bacon or breakfast sausage for a complete and satisfying meal.
Charcuterie and Cheese Board
Create a stunning charcuterie and cheese board filled with an assortment of cured meats, artisanal cheeses, crackers, olives, nuts, and fruits. Arrange the ingredients in an aesthetically pleasing display, incorporating a variety of flavours, textures, and colours. Encourage your guests to graze and mingle as they enjoy the delicious and indulgent offerings of this classic party favourite.
Chocolate Fondue with Dipping Treats
Indulge your sweet tooth with a decadent chocolate fondue station featuring an array of dipping treats. Melt rich and creamy chocolate in a fondue pot and serve alongside bite-sized pieces of fruit (such as strawberries, bananas, and pineapple), marshmallows, pretzels, cookies, and pound cake. Allow your guests to dip and enjoy to their heart's content, creating memorable and delicious moments together.
Mini Quiches and Finger Sandwiches
Serve up an assortment of mini quiches and finger sandwiches for a delightful savoury option at your Galentine's Day gathering. Prepare bite-sized quiches filled with savoury ingredients like spinach, bacon, cheese, and mushrooms, as well as an assortment of sandwiches with fillings such as cucumber and cream cheese, smoked salmon and dill, and egg salad. These elegant and flavourful bites are perfect for brunch or afternoon tea.
Gourmet Salad Bar
Create a build-your-own salad bar with a variety of fresh greens, vegetables, proteins, and toppings for a light and refreshing option. Offer a selection of mixed greens, spinach, arugula, and kale, along with a variety of toppings such as grilled chicken, shrimp, avocado, nuts, seeds, dried fruits, and crumbled cheese. Provide a range of dressings to suit different tastes and dietary preferences, allowing your guests to customize their salads to their liking.