Here are some great VE Day Party Food Recipes that you can make for your VE Day 75 celebrations! From sandwiches to cakes to cocktails there are lots of delicious recipes here that you can make and enjoy at home.
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VE Day Party Food
The 75th anniversary of VE Day is on 8th May, and under the current circumstances, all of the street parties and other planned festivities have had to be cancelled.
However, that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate at home – in our gardens with the members of our household, or out in our front gardens, porches, driveways or balconies with our neighbours! Just make sure you practice social distancing!
So hang out the bunting (grab my free printable VE Day decorations that you can print at home), make some sandwiches, cake and a pot of tea (or a cocktail!) and remember the momentous occasion of Victory in Europe, and the brave men and women who gave their all for our freedom. (And yes, I’m aware of the irony of that statement in the current climate).
When I think of similar events over the years that bring the nation together like the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the Royal Weddings, I think of either afternoon tea or picnics, and that is the theme of food that I have gone for in this yummy round-up of recipes!
Sandwiches & Other Savoury Treats
You can't have a party without sandwiches, whether you decide to make dainty finger sandwiches, chunky doorstop butties or fill bread rolls with delicious fillings is up to you!
Here are some sandwich recipes and other savoury treats for your VE Day party.
And if that wasn't enough, here are 50 more recipes for afternoon tea and for your VE Day party!
Cocktails, Mocktails & Other Beverages
You need something to wash things down with, you could keep it simple and serve a bit pot of tea - so very British! Or just orange squash or cola. Or you could make a cocktail (or mocktail) or two to celebrate with. Many of my cocktail recipes include a mocktail variation!
Michelle lives in London with her husband, son, and cat named Pumpkin. She started The Purple Pumpkin Blog in 2011 and the idea behind the blog is simple - Cook, Create, Celebrate! Michelle shares delicious recipes and creative ideas for all seasons, holidays, parties, & Disney! She thinks up the ideas so you don’t have to!