Dec
30

New Year’s Eve sparkler desserts

Sparklers aren’t just for the Fourth of July anymore! They’re gorgeous on New Year’s Eve, lighting up the dark… and maybe even your dessert! ; )

You can make the simplest dessert into an event when you serve it in a stemmed glass and add a sparkler on top โ€“ even plain ice cream is amazing.

Photo found via Everything Fabulous. You can buy star-shaped sparklers on Amazon.

A sparkler cupcake topper! It looks like the cupcake is served on an upside-down wine glass, although a champagne glass would make it perfect for New Year’s.

Photo by Paul Barbera from Marlein Overraker; found via The Sweetest Occasion. You can buy heart shaped sparklers here.

Here’s an idea from the Oprah show that I posted about last year, and I still love it! You layer mini cupcakes, frosting, and strawberries into a champagne class and put a sparkler on top.

Get the recipe for strawberry champagne sparkler cupcakes here.

If you’re wary about lighting sparklers, or having them around the kids, here’s an alternative to the real thing โ€“ silver, glittered pom pom sparklers! How adorable are these! (To use them as cupcake toppers or to put them in food, you’d just leave the wands plain instead of glittering them.)

Photo from eighteen25; for a tutorial on how to make the pom-pom see Two Shades of Pink.

Happy New Year’s everyone!

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    Friday, December 30th, 2011 at 3:22 pm
    Miss Kitty says:
    Well, how fun is that!!!? Heart and star shaped sparklers...gotta get me some of those. Thanks for sharing this great idea.

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