Planning a baby shower brunch is a great way to feed your guests. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite recipes that are simple to make but delicious and perfect for any baby shower.
What baby food should I introduce first?
Solid foods may be introduced in any order. However, puréed meats, poultry, beans and iron-fortified cereals are recommended as first foods, especially if your baby has been primarily breastfed, since they provide key nutrients. Only one new single-ingredient food should be introduced at a time.
How do I start my 4 month old on solids?
4 to 6 months: Single-grain cereals
That’s why cereals fortified with iron are an ideal early food. Combine one teaspoon of single-grain cereal with four to five teaspoons of breast milk or formula. At first, most of the cereal will end up on your baby’s chin.
How do I start my baby on solids?
One way to make eating solids for the first time easier is to give your baby a little breast milk, formula or both first; then switch to very small half-spoonfuls of food; and finish with more breast milk or formula. This will prevent your baby from getting frustrated when they are very hungry
Scones are an excellent choice for a baby shower brunch because they’re simple to make and can be served with or without the addition of fruit. When choosing which recipe to use, look for one that calls for all-purpose flour (plain flour in the U.K.) rather than self-rising flour—this will produce lighter scones. Avoid recipes that call for buttermilk; it’s not worth trying to find this ingredient if you don’t already have it on hand.
The best type of scone is made from all butter and no shortening in addition to being cut into small triangles before baking so they come out flaky and tender inside with crispy edges on top. If using fruit in your scones, add it after cutting them into triangles so that the fruit doesn’t sink through small cracks in their surface during baking time!
Serve scones at room temperature so guests can eat them when they wish without feeling rushed or pressured by having access only at certain times throughout an event like this one where there may be other activities going on simultaneously throughout different rooms within larger space such as yours!”
This is a great way to use up leftover bacon and eggs. You can make it ahead of time and store it in the fridge. Just pop it in the oven when you’re ready to serve, or reheat it if you made it earlier in the day.
The best part about this dish is that you can make as much or as little as you want—it’s very forgiving. If there are only two guests at your brunch, just adjust accordingly! It’s also easily portable: if one guest wants leftovers for lunch later on, they don’t have to worry about packing up their portion separately from everyone else’s because it will stay hot for hours!
- Bacon, egg and cheese
- Bacon and egg
- Bacon and cheese
- Bacon, egg, cheese and tomato
- Bacon, egg, cheese, tomato and mushroom
- Bacon, egg, cheese, tomato/mushroom & onion
Bagels and cream cheese
Bagels are the perfect brunch food. They’re easy to make, they’re great for snacking on, and they can be made in advance. Plus, you can customize them with any toppings your guests will enjoy (cheese, jams, nut butter).
You might be thinking that making bagels is a lot more difficult than putting together other types of breads like biscuits or muffins—and you’d be right! But it’s worth it because it’s so much easier to prepare them in large quantities than if you were trying to make individual pieces of toast or English muffins. The best part? They’ll taste way better than anything store-bought anyway!
The muffin tin is an easy way to make a variety of flavors. Here are some options:
- Banana Nut
- Chocolate Chip
- Cranberry Orange
Tea sandwiches are the perfect choice for a baby shower brunch. They’re easy to prepare, can be made ahead of time, and will be a hit with all your guests. Best of all, they give you the flexibility to put whatever you want inside them—cream cheese and salmon is always a favorite, but feel free to get creative!
While you can make French toast with regular bread and it’ll taste just as good, I prefer using Challah bread. Challah is a sweet egg bread that’s traditionally used for Jewish holidays and celebrations like Passover, but I like to use it for all kinds of weekend breakfasts. It has a mild flavor and an eggy texture that takes well to custard ingredients like eggs and milk.
Unlike other forms of French toast, this method doesn’t require soaking the bread before frying—just dip each slice into a mixture of eggs, milk or cream (I recommend whole milk), cinnamon sticks (if you have them), vanilla extract (or seeds scraped from one pod) and salt (to taste). If you feel up for getting fancy, add berries or bananas on top; they’ll soak up some of those delicious custard juices while they’re cooking! And if this brunch isn’t enough food already…add some whipped cream!
- Use seasonal fruit. I recommend using a variety of fruits that are in season, like strawberries and peaches.
- Add a sweetener. Add honey or maple syrup to your fruit salad to add some sweetness if it needs it. You can also use citrus juices like orange or lemon juice as well as vinegar like apple cider vinegar (although this may not be as popular with everyone).
- Add nuts, dried fruit and chocolate chips for an extra crunchy texture!
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup flour
- 2 cups milk
Food for a baby shower brunch should be simple, but delicious.
The food at a baby shower brunch should be simple and easy to prepare. It should also be easy to eat, as well as easy for the hostess to serve, clean up and transport. The day of a baby shower is usually hectic enough without having to worry about whether or not your guests can eat their food.
If you’re hosting a morning event where most people will be bringing their own children, consider providing finger foods with little ones in mind—things like fruit skewers or mini sandwiches are perfect for those on-the-go parents. If you’re planning on serving drinks other than water (like mimosas), try out some nonalcoholic alternatives: orange juice or sparkling grape juice mixed with seltzer would pair nicely with brunch favorites like quiche lorraine or Eggs Benedict.
Side effects of feeding baby food too early
After earlier study showed that toddlers who start eating solids too soon may be more likely to develop chronic conditions including diabetes, obesity, eczema, and celiac disease, medical groups decided on the 6-month cut-off, Scanlon said.
We hope we’ve helped you with your baby shower brunch menu! We know how stressful it can be to plan a party, and we want to make sure that you have everything you need. If there’s anything else we can do for you please don’t hesitate to contact us.