So I have a confession to make… I promised this post almost a year ago! This time last year I posted about Immy’s 5th birthday Mermaid Party and had every intention of writing a second post about the party menu but to be honest I think I was burnt out after the whole party planning experience and just couldn’t face revisiting it again! I have had numerous emails since from readers asking me about the party food and given that we are now planning Immy’s 6th birthday party my conscience wouldn’t let me put this post off any longer! Here goes…
First up, a large star shaped biscuit/cookie cutter was fabulous when it came to simply theming the party food. We cut star shapes from pita bread as pizza bases, adding pizza sauce, cabanossi, pineapple and cheese as toppings. We even cut some gluten free bases for a pint-sized gluten free guest and used pizza sauce, gluten free ham and cheese as toppings.
We made bite-sized gluten free, crustless quiche – and you wouldn’t have known they were gluten free, they tasted great even for those who are not gluten intolerant.
There was traditional Australian kid’s party fare in the form of Chocolate Crackles and Honey Joys (made with gluten free cornflakes)…
…and fairy bread disguised as Sea Star Sprinkle Bread.
I happened upon some fish shaped tiny cupcake decorations while I was party shopping and made fishponds with blue icing on Marie biscuits.
Mermaid fruit wands topped with watermelon stars and blue jelly rounded out the swim up party buffet…all watched over by a watermelon shark!
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