Whether you’re planning a shower for a couple, bride or mama-to-be, you’ve come to the right place. From theme and menu ideas to big-batch recipes and sweet-as-can-be cakes, Betty’s easy four-step guide covers it all.
Step One: Pick a theme.
Parties are easier to plan when you work around a specific theme, but don’t let it constrain you. Whether your theme is simple or grand, use it as a starting point to assure cohesiveness and inspire creativity.
Step Two: Look for big-batch recipes.
With the right recipes and a bit of planning, cooking for a large group can actually be a breeze. Check out our lineup of crowd-sized classics, from big-batch lemonade to slow-cooker tacos, all scaled to serve 12 (or more!).
Step Three: Go all-in on dessert.
From Betty’s new signature gender-reveal cake (pictured above) to one-bite petits fours to cute-as-can-be cupcakes, sweets will always be the talk of the party.
Step Four: Send guests off with a homemade favor.
To guarantee a lasting impression, send guests home with homemade party favors. Here are a few of our favorite edible treats, perfect for gifting.