64 quick and easy canapes recipes and ideas

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  • Quick and easy canapes to pass round at a party, including savoury and sweet nibbles from mini Parma ham tarts and pea and prawn crostini to caramel Nutella lollies.

    We’ve got lots of quick and easy canapés recipes for you to make at home including salmon blinis, apple toasts and many more simple ideas. Quick and easy canapés to pass round at a party, including savoury and sweet nibbles that everyone will love. These simple recipes look so impressive that your guests will never know how easy they are to make.

    Throwing a party? Whether it’s for a special occasion, the perfect Christmas party or just a weekend away with the family, these quick and easy canapés are very easy to assemble. Think savoury bites like Parma ham tarts to pea and prawn crostini to sweet bites, like caramel Nutella lollies. Your friends and family are sure to be impressed.

    While there’s no specific rule about how big or small your canapés should be, a general rule of thumb should be that they are big enough to be a satisfying bite, and small enough that they don’t cause any difficulty when trying to eat.

    We’ve listed our favourite savoury canapé recipes, as well as some suggestions for those with a sweet tooth – including mini doughnuts to cheesecake pots and whoopie pies.

    We also love these Japanese roll cakes, as shown in our exclusive video with Andrew Gravett from The Langham Hotel Here, he explains how to make Japanese roll mini cakes – impressively tall sponges, filled with meringue, mascarpone cream, strawberries, and cherries.

    64 quick and easy canapes recipes and ideas