Serving your guests an impressive spread of canapes doesn’t have to mean dashing back and forth to check on the oven all night. When it comes to keeping guests fed and happy, it’s best to keep it simple so you can enjoy the party too.
Try these 10 delicious no-cook canapes as a quick and easy alternative. Just be sure to make enough for seconds – no one will be able to pass up these tasty appetisers!
1. Cob Loaf Spinach Dip
It’s not a party without a classic cob loaf! Impress your guests with this mouth-watering recipe that calls for mayonnaise, sour cream, chopped spinach, and round sourdough bread. It’s your favourite party food without the fuss, and your guests won’t be able to stop dipping!
2. Prosciutto, Fig and Bocconcini Skewers
Earn yourself some serious host points with this fancy fare. Grab yourself some prosciutto, bocconcini, figs, and skewer sticks, and you have everything you need to recreate this recipe for a seriously yum party snack with real wow factor.
3. Herb and Walnut Cheese Log
Sure to be a hit with guests of all ages, this moreish herb and walnut cheese log is a must at your next party. All you need is Castello cheese, cream cheese, port, brandy or sherry, chilli flakes, herbs, and walnuts, and you’re equipped to create this fun appetiser. Don’t forget the crackers!
4. Party Pinwheels
Put a sophisticated spin on the humble sandwich with these tempting party pinwheels. This simple recipe calls for cream cheese, olives, tortillas, pickles, mustard, ham, roast beef, and barbecue sauce. Stop drooling and start preparing!
5. Sushi Rolls
Nothing impresses guests quite like homemade sushi! These Nori Sushi Rolls are easy to make and only require rice, rice vinegar, caster sugar, salt, seaweed, cucumber, ginger, avocado, and your choice of meat. Try a combination of salmon, crab and tuna to satisfy every guest.
6. Ginger Shrimp
Prawns just scream ‘party’, and this recipe for ginger-marinated shrimp is a party in a cup! Ingredients include mint, grapefruit, ginger, olive oil, salt, and shrimp. Super easy and very effective for taking your finger food to the next level.
7. Tequila and Lime Fish Nacho Bites
They may be small, but they’re bursting with flavour! All you need is some lime, coriander, salt, caster sugar, tequila, and skinless salmon filets, and you’re on your way to making this delicious recipe.
8. Watermelon, Feta and Cucumber Skewers
The combination of flavours in this recipe will have everyone licking their lips. Get yourself some watermelon, feta, cucumber, balsamic glaze, and mint, and prepare to experience a whole new taste in party food.
9. Cherry Tomatoes filled with Goat’s Cheese
Delicious canapes have never been so easy thanks to this simple recipe. You’ll need cherry tomatoes, goat’s cheese, and basil to recreate these yummy masterpieces.
10. Milo Strawberry Sundaes
We couldn’t forget dessert! You can easily create this sweet treat with vanilla yoghurt, strawberries, and milo.
For many people, the food makes the party. Makes your extra special without the fuss with these 10 easy no-cook canape recipes. Learn more tips and tricks to throw a successful dinner party with this helpful post.