Make it Mini

 

Sometimes portion control is a good thing especially when hosting a party. Whether it is a Halloween, Christmas or birthday party having smaller portions helps to prevent over indulgence especially if there is an assortment of treats. By making it a mini you also avoid food waste. Here are some easy tips and tricks to help you modify your favourite recipes:

 

 

CUPCAKES & MUFFINS

  • Spoon or scoop batter into mini muffin pans. Bake at 350ºF (180ºC) for 10-12 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in centre comes out clean.

 

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TARTS & QUICHES

  • Spoon filling into tart shells. Bake at 350ºF (180ºC) for 20 - 25 minutes or until set.

 

 

 

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FRUIT PLATTER

  • Make mini fruit kebobs as an alternative. Making kebobs makes it easier to serve and eat.

 

 

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CHEESECAKES

  • Place a cookie, such as vanilla wafer, gingersnap or oreo on the bottom of each paper-lined muffin cups. Fill muffin cups three-quarters full with your favourite cheesecake filling. Bake a 350°F for 30 to 35 minutes or until filling is set.
     

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SQUARES AND COOKIES

  • Cut squares into smaller bites 1 inch X 1 Inch. Make smaller cookies using a 1 inch scoop. Bake cookies 7-10 minutes or until done.

 

 

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CAKE

  • Convert your cake into cake pops. They can be fun to make and decorate and you avoid the mess made from cutting cake.

 

 

 

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SANDWICHES

  • Fill your favourite sandwich fillings into slider or mini buns.

 

 

 

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Last updated on April 28, 2017