Costa Rica wedding planners are ramping up for another busy season in Manuel Antonio, one of the most sought after destinations for summertime beach ceremony! While summer in Costa Rica officially begins in December, couples can enjoy its balmy weather year-round. If you’re in the midst of planning your dream day and need some creative inspiration for dessert possibilities, look no further. These delectable confections are a terrific way to cap off your reception dinner and really highlight the tropical flavors of Costa Rica.
A trio of exotic sorbets –a refreshing treat!
Costa Rica is laden with so many exotic fruits you’ll be spoiled for choice! Mango, starfruit, papaya, pineapple and lime are just a few yummy options. Why not serve up a mini-scoop trio for each guest?
Scrumptious coconut lime cupcakes
You may opt to skip the wedding cake entirely with these decadent cupcakes that truly capture the essence of summer. Crowned with coconut buttercream frosting, this mini-dessert will have guests begging for more.
Healthy and colorful fruit kebabs
Simple and easy, fruit skewers will please the most calorie-conscious of guests and really showcase Costa Rica’s mouthwatering selection. Indulge in a rainbow of flavors and textures with mangosteen, guayaba, watermelon, mango, rose apple and other exotic delights.
Pie pops – the latest trend for summertime weddings
Cake pops and pie tables are so 2013… Surprise your guests with pie pops – an ingenious and delicious creation. Fill with raspberry, guava, pineapple or other tropical flavors.
Coffee and chocolate ice cream sandwiches
Take your traditional ice cream sandwich to a whole new level by adding rich Costa Rican coffee and artisanal chocolate. Your caterer can prepare these sweet treats up to three days before the ceremony.
Mango, lime and coconut parfait
Zingy and light, this cool treat refreshes after hours on the dance floor. Your summer soiree guests will be dazzled with this warm-weather dessert.
Beyond the wedding cake: flavored macaroons
Get ready to wow your guests with these tasty macaroons, flavored with coconut, chocolate or lime (or your favorite combo of exotic ingredients). Fun tip: Modify the color palate of the cookies to match your wedding décor theme!