Having a picnic birthday party is a great way to go outdoors and enjoy the weather and scenery alongside your favorite party crashers. Does it sound lacking, or is it just me? I missed including the center of celebrations aside from the celebrant: good food!
You found the right article to teach you how to picnic like a boss! No matter how old you are, if you’ve been eyeing a picnic-themed birthday, I say go for it! I’ll be showing you a few that can impress your visitors. These are a crowd-pleaser and easier than you think. Here are the birthday yummies you should prepare to spice up your picnic escapades.
Easy birthday yummies for your picnic-themed birthday party, but you’re done with charcuteries
It only happens once a year, so celebrate your birthday like no other. Whether it’s with family or friends, in the backyard, or out-of-the-town, picnics are always fun-filled experiences, mostly with delicious something to share with your company. If you haven’t made up your mind yet about what theme you’re up to for your next birthday, these easy and comfortable food ideas might help you.
Want fresh and easy drinks to enjoy? I got you!
Picnic birthday party Lemonade
With only three ingredients, you can already have a wonderfully refreshing drink ideal for your coolest visitors. There’s nothing better than freshly squeezed lemon juice. It is perfect for your picnic weather.
Traditionally, lemon comes in the form of a homemade summer drink prepared by mixing lemon juice with water and sugar. Homemade lemonade is the way to go, especially if it has the right balance of sweet and sour. Yay! One down for the best birthday party ever!
Peach and thyme iced tea
Want a level-up? This peach and thyme iced tea is a cool and refreshing drink to keep you cool in the heat of picnic weather. No matter how you choose to do it, you’re going to make a mind-blowingly delicious peach and thyme iced tea. However, I suggest doing it according to your preference.
To make it, you need mild-flavored green or white tea, water, honey, and peaches turned into syrup with a few sprigs of thyme. And, voila! You have a fancy drink for your fancy party.
Ginger and mint lemonade
Are you planning to prepare a lot and want your time worth every recipe? Well, this five-minute, speedy ginger and mint lemonade can help you achieve that.
You’re going to need a big chunk of ginger grated into a fine pulp if you want it extra healthy. Add freshly squeezed lemon juice, a few sprigs of fresh mint leaves, a sweetener of your choice, and water, along with a whole bunch of ice cubes. Easy peasy, isn’t it? All you have to do now is pour it into cups, and you’re ready to serve.
Three-ingredient yummies for a picnic birthday party
Baked sausage rolls
Whenever it’s your birthday, seeing your visitors enjoying is already the best gift for you. You’ll love this recipe because they’re the ones to disappear first in your basket. And, they literally only need three ingredients. You’ll need a ready-rolled puff pastry, egg, and sausages of your meat choice. You can experiment with the shapes of your rolls or change the filling. Just make sure to enjoy doing it.
You can let them cool completely before serving, and you might also opt to serve them warm, with proper storage. So easy and so good.
Restaurant or supermarket coleslaw is easier than you might think. And making it at home means you can whip up the quantity you need to fill your guests’ tummies. This is as easy as mixing some crunchy vegetables and creamy sauce.
The most common coleslaw is made up of lettuce, carrots, and mayonnaise. Don’t forget to spice it up according to your liking. You have so many choices just for that. Plus, you have a healthy dish to add variety to your birthday yummies.
This recipe makes a great make-ahead dessert perfect for your picnic party. This cheesecake has three layers: biscuit base, cheesecake, and all finished off plain or with a berry of your choice. However, it tastes like a lot is going inside your mouth, and you’ll love it.
Looking for a mug to match takes more time than the recipe itself. So, if you want hassle-free birthday preparation, I suggest you choose this as dessert. You can also prepare this ahead of time. Just make sure to store it properly in the refrigerator.
What’s a birthday without a pasta dish? This fettuccine Alfredo pasta will save your party and will be your favorite staple for parties after knowing how easy to do and delicious it is. You’ll only need three ingredients for this authentic Italian Alfredo. You’ve read it right! Let’s head on to preparation.
This pasta dish doesn’t need any creamer except for the pasta’s sauce. The key is keeping everything in one pan to keep all the starch from the pasta water. You might want to use egg pasta if you want to keep the authenticity, butter, and Parmigiano. Yes! That quick.
Homemade tortilla chips and dips
Let’s admit it. If you’re choosing a picnic-themed birthday party, it’s like you want to snack as comforting as wearing sweatpants. So why stress over preparing meals for your visitors if you can do it easily and satisfy them?
Bake, fried, or air-fried, these homemade tortilla chips will come out crispy and crunchy. You’ll only need one ingredient for the chips and two more for the perfectly-fit dip. Fry those tortillas and create your dip.
It’s not charcuterie, but you can still have your fave cheese!
As for the cheese on your spread, you will want to put a variety of cheese, especially for the texture. Choose a selection of cheeses from soft textures, such as brie, to hard cheeses, such as gruyere.
With these satisfying and comforting recipes, you’re good to go. Achieving your dream picnic-themed birthday is that easy.
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