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20 Delicious Summer Wedding Canape Ideas

Looking for canape inspiration for your summer celebration?

At The King Suite where we’ve hosted countless weddings, we’ve curated a delightful array of tasty summer wedding canape ideas for you to explore.

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Refreshing Summer Wedding Canapes 

1. Watermelon, Feta, & Olive Bites: Treat your guests to a burst of summer freshness. Juicy watermelon cubes are paired with creamy feta cheese and tangy olives, creating a perfect balance of sweet and savoury flavours. 

2. Mozzarella, Tomato & Pesto Skewers: These vibrant skewers feature creamy mozzarella balls, juicy cherry tomatoes, and basil pesto offering a taste of Mediterranean sunshine in every bite.

3. Melon & Parma Ham:  A classic Italian combination of sweet melon and salty Parma ham, these elegant bites are light, refreshing, and ideal for summer wedding celebrations. 

4. Mixed Tomato Bruschetta: Enjoy the flavours of summer with these bruschetta topped with a medley of ripe tomatoes, fresh basil, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

5. Smashed Avocado & Feta On Bread: Creamy smashed avocado paired with tangy feta cheese on crispy bread slices, offering a delicious vegetarian option with a Mediterranean twist.

6. Gazpacho Shots: Serve up a taste of Spain with chilled gazpacho shots a refreshing blend of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, and spices that are perfect for sipping on a warm summer day.

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Savoury Summer Wedding Canapes

7. Selection Of Mini Tarts: Indulge in a variety of mini tarts filled like caramelised onion and goat cheese or sun-dried tomato and basil.

8. Smoked Salmon Blinis: Delicate blini topped with luxurious smoked salmon and a dollop of crème fraîche, offering a taste of elegance and sophistication.

9. Selection Of Cheese Skewers: Treat your guests to a selection of cheese skewers paired with grapes, mini pickled onions or cured meats. 

10. Spinach & Feta Parcels: Spinach & feta parcels are sure to be a crowd-pleaser with their creamy filling and satisfying crunch.

11. Mini Sausage Roll Selection: Bite-sized sausage rolls with flaky pastry and savoury fillings like pork and sage or pork and apple are a classic crowd-pleaser at any summer wedding.

12. Gourmet Mini Scotch Eggs: Quail eggs wrapped in gourmet sausage meat and crispy breadcrumbs offers a delightful twist on a traditional favourite.

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BBQ Inspired Summer Wedding Canapes

13. Grilled Asparagus With Prosciutto: Elegant yet simple grilled asparagus with prosciutto is a crowd-pleasing choice for any occasion, showcasing seasonal ingredients at their best.

14. Mini Burger Sliders: Miniature beef or veggie burger sliders with all the classic toppings offer a taste of summer BBQs in a bite-sized format.

15. Chicken Skewers: Tender marinated chicken skewers served with a creamy peanut or sweet chili dipping sauce are sure to be a hit. 

16. Mini Pulled Pork Sliders: Slow-cooked pulled pork sliders with tangy BBQ sauce and coleslaw offer a delicious option for meat lovers.

17. Lamb & Mint Kebab Skewers:  Tender lamb kebabs marinated in mint and grilled to juicy perfection for a delightful Mediterranean-inspired flavour.

18. Honey & Mustard Glazed Chipolatas: Juicy chipolata sausages glazed with honey and mustard offering a sweet and savoury combination that is sure to please guests of all ages.

19. Grilled Scallops With Pea Puree & Pancetta: This elegant canape combines the delicate sweetness of scallops with the rich, smoky notes of pancetta, balanced by the freshness of vibrant pea puree.

20. Garlic Grilled Prawn Skewers: Succulent prawns marinated in garlic and herbs that are grilled to perfection are the perfect treat.

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We hope you enjoyed these canapé ideas for your summer wedding that are sure to impress your guests. 

If canapes are a must-have for you on your big day, be sure to discuss these delicious options with your wedding venue

From us all at The King Suite – Happy Wedding Planning!

Summer Wedding Canape Ideas FAQs

What are good canapes to serve at a summer wedding?

Popular canapés for a summer wedding include fresh options like watermelon and feta bites, beetroot and goats cheese puff pastries, and refreshing gazpacho shots. Light choices such as melon wrapped in Parma ham or truffle cheese with chutney also make excellent options.

Are canapes essential at a wedding?

While not essential canapés add a touch of elegance to a wedding reception. They serve as appetisers to keep guests satisfied before the main meal. 

What are some good finger foods for a wedding reception?

Ideal finger foods for a wedding reception include stuffed peppers with cream cheese, smoked salmon blini, and a selection of honey and mustard glazed cocktail sausages. All can be sprinkled with garnish to add an extra pop of colour. 

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