Last year I offered to bring a dessert to two different holiday parties. I had a lot going on between juggling a new job, getting the kids to/from school/daycare, everyday family life, etc. Normally I would bake something but there just weren’t enough hours in the day. So I didn’t. I opted for a super simple party dessert idea instead …
Confession: I bought a pudding cake at the grocery store. Sliced it up. Arranged the slices on a “fancy” tray from the dollar store (no big loss if it was forgotten). Then garnished it with fresh berries and wrapped in plastic wrap for easy transport.
For the Christmas Eve party, I used a circular platter and filled the center with whole strawberries.
For New Year’s Eve, knowing there were a lot of small children, I cut up the strawberries and added blueberries as well. The end result equalled a perfect party coordinated dessert as our friends throw a “British New Year’s Eve” Bash so we can toast at midnight GMT (i.e., 7pm Eastern).
Do you have a favorite dessert to share during the holidays?