There is nothing like desserts; when you are sad or happy, desserts are surely the only thing that can uplift the mood and make a tired soul happy. Now, many millennials are fond of desserts, but what captivates them most is the dessert presentation.
There is an odd thrill, in clicking images of flamboyant desserts and posting them. It is speculated that the better the dessert presentation, the more is the oxytocin levels in diners. Therefore, if you have a party coming up, you might want to learn the latest trends in dessert presentation.
However, dessert presentation majorly depends on the dishware you are using. Experts, therefore, suggest the use of platters. Platters are flat boards that are minimalistic and stylish. Hence, when you are serving items like cakes, brownies or ice-cream, these look best when presented in a platter.
On that note, today, we are going to discuss 5 ways to serve your desserts on a plate in a stylish way.
Let’s Get Started:
- Dip-Dyed Cupcakes
Cupcakes are yummy, delicious and very delectable. What’s more? If you can come up with good cupcake display ideas, these can make a diner’s mouth water. Now, customizing cupcakes require a lot of insight, but one good way to do it is by designing the cupcake liners. It is quick, easy to do, and will instantly make the cupcakes look visually appealing.
To make dip liner cupcakes, do the following:
Place a newspaper on your kitchen countertop. Now, choose what food colour you will like for your cupcake lining. You can pick green, blue, red or others from any supermarket near your area.
Take the food colouring of your choice and turn the cupcake liners upside down on the coloured mixture. Once done, remove the excess dye and take the liner out. Now, you have minimalistic cupcakes at hand to serve to your guests.
Following this, take a teal or wooden platter and place the cupcakes in a strategic manner. You can also play with the platter by adding sweet sauce and decorating it. Anyway, to make sure the cupcakes look good, ensure to invest in a good platter. For more insight, check out online décor shops such as Ellementry.
- Cocktail Glass Desserts!
If you want to serve quirky desserts with a touch of panache, then the best way to do so is using cocktail glasses. The cocktail glasses present desserts in an eclectic way, which feature a multitude of colours and textures to make a dessert look visually appealing.
Moreover, you can serve anything you wish to inside this cocktail glass. However, the best thing to serve is undoubtedly strawberry or cream-based items as these present a beautiful visual gag.
To make this cocktail dessert glass, do the following:
Mix fruit salad in cream and gently layer it along the cocktail glasses to create a beautiful visual segment. You can also add cake, crème, ice cream and repeat, to create these beautiful segmented layers for your cocktail dessert glass.
Additionally, top your cocktail dessert with minty herbs, fruits, nuts or cherries to give it a cute finish.
Now, when you are serving these cocktail desserts, simply do not hand these out in person. That would totally, ruin the beautiful aesthetics of the dessert. Instead, opt for serving these desserts on a platter. For example, wooden or teal framed platters are ideal for serving out cocktail dessert glasses. These look simple, elegant and minimalistic. You can get your choice of platter from online stores like Ellementry.
- Gooey Brownie on a Platter
When the heart is heavy or you’re simply tired of the world, ensure to put your faith in these gooey brownies served hot in a platter.
To make these gooey brownies, you will need to do the following:
Preheat your oven to 350-degree Fahrenheit and place some cooking oil on a pan. Next in a mixing bowl, add unsweetened chocolate, butter and Choco-chip and melt these completely. Following this, in a large bowl, mix eggs, vanilla extract and sugar and beat these to create a gooey batter.
Now, place this batter in the mixing pan and bake for around 10 minutes. Next, take out the batter and pour sweetened condensed milk and Choco chips over the moist layer and bake for 35 minutes.
Once you are done, take the pan out carefully and strategically cut out the gooey brownie layers. After this, place the layers atop-on another on the platter to create a vertical layout. Serve this, by adding powdered sugar and condiments.
- Meyer Lemon Bars
Tangy, sweet and utterly delicious, this Meyer lemon bar platter is ideal for summers. So, if you reside in the tropics, ensure to eat these on a warm sunny day.
For making the Meyer lemon bars, do the following:
Take a large sheet pan and cover it with aluminium foil; next, coat it with some butter or cooking oil. Following that, make a mixture out of powdered, flour, and salt in a food processor and gently keep adding butter to the mixture until it becomes smooth and creamy. Once done, refrigerate the mixture for 30 minutes before baking the crust in the oven.
Next, for the filling, whisk together lemon zest, eggs, Meyer and sugar for around 30 seconds. After that, add the butter and cook the mixture over low heat. Once done, strain it and add some crème inside it. Then pour the mixture over the crust and bake until it forms a bar.
Once done, cut the bar and arrange it in sequence on the platter. You can add a little mint leaf on the side with powdered sugar and serve these elegantly.
- Buttered Chocolate Chip Cookies
Ooey-gooey and loaded with rich delectable flavours, these butter chocolate cookies are lifesavers for diners.
To make these tasty treats, do the following:
In a small saucepan take some butter and cook it until it radiates a nutty aroma. After that, take the butter in a bowl, and inside it, add granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, flour, and salt. Whisk it completely and then add egg yolk, vanilla and sugar and gradually beat this mixture.
Next, add some chocolate and toffee dough in the mixture and wrap the dough in a plastic wrapper and leave it overnight to chill. Once, done pre-heat the oven to 350ºF and bake the buttered cookies.
After you complete the baking, take the readymade dough and flatten them out in the shape of cookies. Next, bake these cookies for 12-15 minutes until they become golden brown.
After that, take the platter you bought and serve the cookies in an aesthetically appealing way. Now, when it comes to picking the platter, be vigilant of the shop you are picking it from. always pick trusted websites, for example, Ellementry, when it comes to buying these platters.