Make it more memorable with a delicious diploma

3 Simple Sweet Graduation Eats (March 2015)

March. . . portal to summer and many diplomas. However, before we celebrate and make a summer bucket list, here’s a simple way to transform boring graduation parties into a more memorable one.

  • Keep it simple. Do not overdo your menu; do not serve too much food.

  • Beverage station goes a long way. Have your cans, bottles or canisters on display! Just don’t forget the ice and disposable cups, too.

  • Dessert is love. Instead of one big cake, have it in bite size pieces. From the common flans to single serving mousse, have an array on display to choose from.

To help you on your menu planning, here are 3 amazingly delicious and easy to prepare dishes from the internet. Explore on the many ingredients you have on your pantry and make your dishes more meaningful and personal.

Diploma Sandwiches

Make it more memorable with a delicious diploma
Make it more memorable with a delicious diploma (Photo from Google)

Celebrate with a mini diploma for everyone. Mix and match flavors to make it more interesting.

  1. With a rolling pin, flatten whole wheat bread (or white bread) slices. You can trim off the edges for a daintier look.

  2. Spread a teaspoon of cream cheese or mayonnaise. Add some cold cuts, greens and tomatoes for a healthier vibe. You can also make it bolder with your choice of filling – sweet or savory, it’s up to you.

  3. Roll, tie and serve.

Graduation Punch

Personalized graduation punch
Personalized graduation punch (Photo from Google)

Have a bowl of your favorite drink on hand – you can mix and match flavors for a added flare.

  1. In a sauce pan, combine 1 ½ cup of confectioner’s sugar and 2 qts water. Cook over medium heat until dissolved.
  2. Once cooled, stir in powdered juice of choice. TIP: mix and match the colors and flavors. Pour mixture in a bowl.
  3. Add ginger ale and some fruit slices for a more refreshing taste.
  4. You can also serve them in gelatin form – just add unflavored gelatin powder and pour in individual cups.

Graduation Caps

Chocolatey graduation cups for the graduate!
Chocolatey graduation cups for the graduate! (Photo from Google)

This cute bite size chocolate goodness can make any one smile.

  1. Unwrap chocolate pieces (Reese peanut butter cup or Curly Tops). Arrange on plate.

  2. Place a small amount of melted chocolate on the chocolate and top with chocolate biscuit.

  3. With the melted chocolate, add an m&m for a complete look.


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