You've just found out you've passed and you're bursting with uncontrollable joy and energy, or perhaps you're a parent so overjoyed and relieved with your child's success, either way, this calls for celebration. READ: Bubbly for beginners, all you need to know about sparkling wine
Many matriculants will want to host a party or small gathering of friends to honour this special and fulfilling time, and exciting, delicious food goes hand in hand with any celebration.
But first, how about some champagne cocktails to toast the newly acquired diploma? Try these:
Passion fruit champagne cocktail or this simple champagne cocktail with grapefruit and cinnamon. If you're after a virgin cocktail then this frozen watermelon lemonade is sensational for summer.
Food can be tricky if you're catering for a bunch of people. It's best to go with snacky things that can simply be layed out on the table, so that you can continue to enjoy the party with everyone else.
Try these party bites:
Easy mini pizza bites
Jenny Morris’ prawn and nectarine filled Vietnamese spring rolls
READ: How to host the ultimate dinner party.
And finally dessert is really where your party throwing ability can soar. Win over your guests with these decadent desserts, cakes and mini sweet treats:
4-ingredient peanut butter mousse
Pumpkin madeleines with caramel drizzle
Milk tart phyllo cups
4-ingredient sugar-free chocolate mousse
Rolo Millionaire brownies
Chocolate cheesecake with salted caramel
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