princess Party Food

Below are the recipes mentioned on the Princess Party Ideas page.

 

 

 

 

 

polka dot strawberry milkshake

This recipe is by Sweet Paul (Photo by Alexandra Grabewski). Sweet Paul is a good and prop stylist in New York. Check out the Sweet Paul Magazine available on his site for more great ideas and inspiration.

princess party food pink milkshakeIngredients


(2 servings)

  • 1,5 cup milk
  • 2 large scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup pitted strawberries
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 marshmallows, cut in half

 

Directions

  1. Place milk, ice cream, vanilla and strawberries in a blender and bland until smooth.

  2. Press the cut part of the marshmallows onto the inside of the glasses.

  3. Pour the shake and serve.

 

 

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cheesecake stuffed strawberries

This recipe is by Melissa at Sugar Derby. I love her site because she does really clear step by step instructions like the ones below for all her recipes and crafts. So you can't really go wrong.

princess party food cheesecake


INGREDIENTS

  • About 20 strawberries
  • 8 oz pkg softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 sleeve of graham crackers
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions

  1. First you will want to wash the strawberries and cut off the tops.

  2. Now core them! I tried two different tools. A thin ended apple peeler and a small knife. I liked the knife better.The easiest way to core the strawberries is to hold the entire berry in your hand (wrap your fingers around it) and literally just core out the center. Get as deep as you can without breaking through the bottom.

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  4. Now to make the filling... I used my hand mixer because it 's just a few ingredients. Beat the cream cheese. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth.

  5. Now to fill the strawberries!!! I would normally just use a ziplock and snip the end off BUT I got a piping bag for Christmas!

  6. Crush 3 crackers in a zip lock bag.

  7. Now fill the strawberries, leaving just a bit coming out the top... then sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs.

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  9. If you want... melt about 1/2 cup of chocolate chips. Place in zip lock. Snip tip off and drizzle.

    princess party food strawberries

 

 

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Pumpkin Carriage

This was originally posted on Hallmark Magazine which has since ceased publication.

princess party food pumpkin carriage


what you'll need

  • 1x 12" tall pumpkin
  • 4x 4" tall gourds
  • 4 ornate drawer pulls
  • 3 ornate metal belt buckles
  • 1 ornate lamp finial
  • 2x 1/4" dowel rods (cut to the approx. diameter of your pumpkin)
  • Pencil or marker
  • Knife
  • Craft glue
  • Heavy-gauge florist's wire
  • Cordless drill fitted with 1/4" bit

 

Method

  1. Trace the inside of each belt buckle onto the pumpkin and cut to create openings for two windows and a door.

  2. Glue the hardware over the openings.

  3. Remove or cut down the stem until it's even with the flesh of the pumpkin, and twist the finial into the top.

  4. Drill a hole through the center of each gourd.

  5. Insert one dowel rod into the holes of two gourds to create an axle, and secure with glue. Repeat to create a second set of wheels.

  6. Finish off all four wheels by inserting a drawer pull into the outside hole of each gourd for hubcaps.

  7. Line up the two sets of wheels next to each other at about the same width as your pumpkin. Then wrap wire from one dowel rod to the other to fasten the axles together and to create a webbing for the pumpkin carriage to sit on.

  8. Gently place your carriage on the wire.

 

See here for illustrated instructions

 

 

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matt james
is a professional event planner and owner of event agency Left Field Productions, which has produced events for Elton John, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kevin Spacey, Stella McCartney, David LaChapelle, John Waters, and Elvis Costello & Diana Krall. Since 2004, Left Field Productions has won 30 industry awards for excellence including Production Company of the Year.

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