Wonderful Wedding Wednesday • Autumn Wedding Food Inspiration
I had always imagined a summer wedding when I was a little girl, but when I started dreaming up this post idea I realised all the food I love to eat is so Autumnal that perhaps I picked the wrong season!
Every week I support The Wedding Wishing Well Foundation, a charity helping terminally people get married, with a wedding related post, so this week it's food!
I love canapés at a wedding. As a guest I am always racing around getting ready and too excited to eat lunch before the ceremony, and then feel ravenous when we get to a reception venue!
I made these sweet and sticky fig canapés, which would be perfect for an Autumn wedding buffet.
In fact they went down a treat with my 2 year old too! I am tempted to make another batch and save them for pre school packed lunches.
- Puff pastry sheets cut into circles approx 3 inch diameter. I used a scalloped cutter
- Acacia Honey
- Desiccated coconut
- Pre heat your oven to 180 degrees/Gas Mark 4
- Cut your circles from the puff pastry sheets
- Slice your figs thinly and layer 3 slices per pastry circle
- Chop your whole walnuts and sprinkle over the fig slices
- Drizzle half a teaspoon of honey onto the figs (I preferred a thicker honey to start with as it will melt in the oven whilst cooking)
- Sprinkle desiccated coconut over and bake for 20 mins.
Add a little extra coconut and honey to the top layer if you choose to stack them for extra wow factor. The coconut works just like a dusting of icing sugar. Embrace the gooey wonder that falls out of the oven, it's not about perfect shapes, let the pastry do it's thing!
Check out these other delicious Autumn wedding food canapé and starter ideas, using seasonal ingredients. Which one would you fancy eating the most?!
Top left to right; pumpkin quiche, autumn favour bags, apple crisps, sausage and mushroom canapés, butternut squash soup, parsnip and roasted vegetable crostini, beetroot and goat's cheese canapés, plum and cobnut tarts.
Please take a minute out of your busy days to read about the work of The Wedding Wishing Well Foundation and if you have another minute, donate £1. If ever person who reads this post donated £1, it would go a long way towards paying for someone's entire wedding.