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Festive Foods For Weddings

13 December 2018
Make your big day more colourful with these festive food ideas.
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Getting married during the festive season is exciting and magical. If you or a loved one is tying the knot this holiday, here are some ideas to light up your special day even more.

Warm Up Guests With a Treat
It’s always great to treat your guests on arrival. Milk and cookies are Santa’s delight and it’s sure to bring joy to your guests. Have bite-sized, decorated Christmas cookies to add some festive cheer. You can leave the milk for the kids and try pairing it with eggnog or delicious summer smoothies for the adults.

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Mini Goodie Bags
When your guests sit down to dine at your beautiful reception, why not treat them with a small gift bag filled with chocolates or sweets? You can have an array of shapes to spoil them with. The night will be sure to remain as sweet as the wedding and make your guests feel extra special.

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Merry Main Course
Whether you opt for a buffet or a plated dinner, work the magic with good old-fashioned roasts. The festive time is known for dishes such as gammon, turkey, and roast lamb and you can bring out the merry with this fine selection. Have sliced portions and combine them with delicious sides that add colour. These can include sliced star-shaped butternut and roast potatoes, along with honey glazed carrots to give it a perfect festive touch.

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Delightful Desserts
Have bite-sized desserts like mini trifles, mini Christmas puddings, and sweet mince pies.  You’ll have guests eating out of your hands by the end of the night. To add a magic touch give each dessert a festive name tag and remember to add some spark with sprinkles!

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A Colourful Cake
Nothing spells out the holidays more than a festive wedding cake. Go wild with colour or keep within the festive theme. Your guests will be having your cake and eating it. You can also add Christmas tree-shaped cupcakes with red and green icing. Be inspired by these beautiful options!

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We hope you'll try these merry ideas. What festive ideas or traditions do you have? Share them with us with #OurPerfectWedding and catch more wedding bliss on Sundays at 19:00 on Mzansi Magic.

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