DELICIOUS FOOD FOR YOUR WEDDING

Food is one of the most important planning areas when it comes to a wedding. It has to taste good, right?! Go above and beyond at your wedding and try some of these delicious foods to have at your reception for your guests…they’ll be talking about it for weeks!

Take a look at our PINTEREST page for even more wedding food and drink ideas for your big day!

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

 

UNUSUAL WEDDING CAKE IDEAS

Are you one of those brides that wants a unique wedding, completely catered to your own ideas? Then this post is the one for you. We put together a fantastic collection of not your everyday wedding cakes that are sure to catch some attention at your wedding!

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Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

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Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Beautiful Indian Wedding Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

WINTER INSPIRED WEDDING DESSERTS

Sweeten up your wedding with these delicious winter desserts! Although there is always cake, there are plenty of desserts that can be had after the main meal. From frosted gingerbread cookies to white chocolate covered apples, you are sure to find a yummy dessert for your winter wedding!

Don’t forget to check out our PINTEREST board for even more dessert ideas. Wedding Dessert Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

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Wedding Dessert Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Wedding Dessert Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Wedding Dessert Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

 

FALL WEDDING SIGNATURE COCKTAILS

If you’re having a late Fall wedding and are still looking for the perfect signature cocktail…look no further! Check out these seasonal concoctions to get inspired.

Autumn Punch | Fall Signature Cocktail Inspiration | Pink Lotus Events

Autumn Punch 

Makes: 10 to 12 servings
Prep 20 mins
Chill 4 hrs

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 1/2 of a vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 1 64 ounce bottle apple-cranberry juice
  • 4 medium purple and/or green plums, pitted and sliced
  • 1 750 milliliter bottle Gewurztraminer, or other fruity white wine*

Directions:

  1. Place cloves and vanilla bean in center of a double-thick 6-inch square of 100-percent-cotton cheesecloth. Bring corners of cloth together; tie closed with clean string. Pour apple-cranberry juice into a large container or pitcher. Add plums and spice bag. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.
  2. Remove and discard cheesecloth bag. Stir in Gewurztraminer. Serve beverage and plum slices over ice. (Or omit the ice and heat the juice mixture and wine in a 4-quart Dutch oven until hot. Serve in heatproof mugs.) Makes 10 to 12 servings.

*Nonalcoholic Option: Substitute two 12-ounce cans chilled ginger ale for the Gewurztraminer, and serve over ice.

Tennessee Cherry Cocktail | Fall Signature Cocktails | Pink Lotus Events

Tennessee Cherry Cocktail

Makes: 1 servings
Start to Finish 15 mins

Ingredients:

  • 6 fresh or frozen dark sweet cherries, pitted and halved
  • 1 1/2 ounces cherry-infused whiskey or whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon cocoa or chocolate coffee syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. In a 10- to 12-ounce old fashioned glass, muddle cherries, whiskey, syrup, and vanilla with a fork. Add ice.

Winter Fruit Sangria | Fall Signature Cocktails | Pink Lotus Events

Winter Fruit Sangria

Makes: 8 servings
Prep 15 mins
Chill Up to24 hrs

Ingredients:

  • 6 dried Calimyrna (light) figs, sliced
  • 6 dried apricots, cut into slivers
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 750 milliliter bottle Rioja or Merlot
  • 1 10 ounce bottle club soda

Directions:

  1. In a saucepan stir together the dried fruits, brandy, and honey. Cook over medium-low heat until simmering. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  2. Add wine; stir. Refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  3. To serve, strain sangria into a pitcher. Add ice cubes and club soda; stir gently. Makes 8 servings.

Apple Cider Punch | Fall Signature Cocktails | Pink Lotus Events

Apple Cider Punch

Makes: 15 servings
Serving size: 6 ounces
Yield: 11-1/2 cups
Start to Finish 5 mins

Ingredients:

  • 6 cups apple cider
  • 2 cups orange juice, cranberry-raspberry juice, or orange-mango juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1 750 milliliter bottle sparkling white grape juice or sparkling wine

Directions:

  1. In punch bowl, large pitcher, or pitchers combine apple cider, orange juice, and lemon juice.
  2. Slowly add sparkling white grape juice or sparkling wine. Serve immediately. Makes 11-1/2 cups (about 15, 6-ounces)

(recipes and images via bhg.com)

FALL INSPIRED WEDDING DESSERTS

If you’re having a Fall wedding, don’t forget dessert! Aside from cake (or in its place), there are so many seasonal desserts you can include after dinner. From mini caramel apples to pretty parfaits, we hope this roundup gives you some delicious inspiration!

Don’t forget to check out our PINTEREST board for even more dessert ideas.

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

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Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

Decadent Fall Inspired Wedding Dessert | Pink Lotus Events

WEDDING REFRESHMENT INSPIRATION

Last week we posted about creative food presentation – now we’re on to the beverages! Whether they’re cocktails or “mocktails”, don’t forget about how they LOOK. You can really wow your guests with a few simple additions. Whether it’s a fresh fruit garnish, a sugar-rimmed glass, or a unique glassware, there are endless options to explore.

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas

Creative Cocktail Presentation - Wedding Ideas