At springtime there's a lot of reasons to celebrate, confirmations, graduations, etc. and the closest one at hand, Easter. Dessert buffet is a great way to please of many visitors, making a bite size desserts, gives a lot of variety and tastes to try. When planning a dessert buffet, think chocolate, cake, fruit, and creamy. If you have all these bases covered, you are doing well. If you want to make just one dessert and combine all the elements, that goes as well. Here's a sample of treats, chocolate cupcakes with royal icing and sugar fondant flowers, Florentine pineapple boats, and chocolate cups with strawberry mascarpone cream. Some the elements can be made a day ahead, saving you from the party day stress. The sugar fondant flowers are easier to make than you might think. Many stores carry a mold set, that has step by step directions. Chocolate cups can be made at home from tempered chocolate with balloons or molds, or you can find them ready made from the well stocked food markets. Make it a fun day in the kitchen, trying some new techniques, and tasting some nice, sweet flavors.
I hope you all have a lovely Easter time ~ Cheers!