30 Tasty Ways to Treat Yo’ Self on Your 30th Birthday
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30 Tasty Ways to Treat Yo’ Self on Your 30th Birthday

You’re turning 30! It’s an exciting milestone, and one that should be celebrated. Whether your party features gorgeous decor or a rad theme, we know you want to say sayonara to your twenties in style. If you’re still not sure what to serve up to your guests, we’ve got you covered with 30 recipes that’ll make for one epically delicious 30th birthday celebration.

1. Gold Glitter Cake: It’s not a birthday without a cake, and this chic, layered cake will have you feeling good as gold as you enter into your 30s. The glitter details are a great touch to this otherwise simple cake. (via The Cake Blog)

2. Champagne Cupcakes: Keep it classy and tasty as you pop bottles with these champagne cupcakes. The best part? The frosting has pomegranate in it. (via Beth Cakes)

3. Dunkgaroos Dip: You were a child of the ’90s, so why not incorporate it into your celebration? Bite into some serious nostalgia with this Dunkgaroo dip recipe. It’s basically the ultimate #throwback food. (via Eat Yourself Skinny)

4. ‘80s-Themed Cupcakes: Do you still want your MTV? Go ahead and work it into your food choices. Your party will hit a high score with Pac-Man cupcakes this gorgeous. (via The Little Big Company)

5. DIY Ice Cream Cake: Keep it cool with this super cute ice cream cake. It’s perfect for a BBQ bash or pool party for sure. (via What Millie Ate)

6. Beer Tasting Party: A beer tasting party is a fun alternative to your typical birthday bash. Pick a few brews from your favorite brewery, or try home brewing one in your honor. (via Cooking Channel TV)

7. Beer-Candied Bacon: Beer-candied bacon? Sign us up! It’s so good, you’ll want this as an appetizer, tossed in a salad and served on top of your burger. (via Tide and Thyme)

8. Sweet Chicken Bites: Sweet and salty, bacon-wrapped chicken bites are sure to curb anyone’s appetite at your fiesta. (via Jo Cooks)

9. Mini Sliders: Looking to throw a BBQ but still serve small bites? Mini sliders will score a home run with all of your guests. (via Pizzazzerie)

10. Mini Fish Tacos: These mini fish tacos are made in wonton cups and have a spicy chipotle flavor. They’re sure to be a hit at any party! (via Inspired Taste)

11. Mini Cheddar Tomato Tarts: Here’s a super simple appetizer that tastes like pizza. That sounds good to us. (via A Beautiful Mess)

12. Beer Cupcakes: If you’re hosting a more casual affair, try these beer cupcakes, which are a great adult alternative to your typical chocolate birthday cake (via Erica’s Sweet Tooth).

13. DYI Donut Bar: Inspire some tasty creativity in your BFFs with this DIY donut bar. We want to try every flavor! (via Brit + Co)

14. Funnel Cake Appetizer: Having a carnival-themed birthday? Get ready for a powdered sugar explosion with mini funnel cakes for each of your guests. (via A Beautiful Mess)

15. Root Beer Float Cupcakes: How cute are these root beer-float cupcakes? The best part is that they are dairy-, nut- and egg-free, making them a safe option for those with any allergies. (via A Beautiful Mess)

16. Piñata Cookies: These super easy DIY piñata cookies are bright and cheerful, and they come with an added surprise for guests to enjoy. (via Handmade Charlotte)

17. Birthday Cake Shots: Get a little boozy with sweet shots. They actually taste like birthday cake, so you may have to stop yourself from taking too many. (via Miss Buttercup)

18. RumChata Key Lime Cupcakes: Key lime cupcakes? Yes, please! The mixture of lime and RumChata gives them a tangy, delicious flavor. (via Mantitlement)

19. Mojito Jello Shots: We know these Mojito Jello shots are a little more grown up-looking than the ones you used to make in college, but trust us when we say they are just as fun. (via A Beautiful Mess)

20. Personalized Wine Labels: Pick some of your favorite pics or throwback portraits to create customized wine labels. These would make great party favors, don’t you think? (via Evermine)

21. Alcoholic Cupcakes: Who doesn’t remember their first jack and coke at the bar? This boozy cupcake combines the best of both worlds. (via Stress Baking)

22. Key Lime Cake Pops: Yep, you’ll want these tart treats in your dessert bar. Just make sure you make enough — we can see ’em going quickly! (via Miss CandiQuick)

23. Glitter Cake: Forgo the 30 candles with this chic glittery cake. As an added perk, you’ll be less likely to burn the house down. (via Brit + Co)

24. Themed Kisses: We’re all about food that serves an extra purpose. Themed kisses are a cute way to remind guests what they’re celebrating. (via Hostess With the Mostess)

25. Ice Cream Sundae Push Pops: Take it all the way back to the days of ice cream trucks with this cool DIY push pop recipe. (via Brit + Co)

26. Birthday Cake Pancakes: You’re an adult who can make important choices, like eating cake for dinner. Use the occasion to serve up awesome-looking funfetti pancakes your guests are sure to love. (via Seeded at the Table)

27. Four-Ingredient Desserts: When creating a menu for a party, we’re under the impression that sometimes less is more, especially when it comes to grocery shopping. Keep your list light and your guests full with a four-ingredient dessert. (via Brit + Co)

28. Ice Cream Sandwiches: Topped with frosting and a candle, you’ll want these at ever summer celebration, including your big soirée. (via Brit + Co)

29. Pineapple Summer Cake: This color combo is one of our favorites. With pineapples and flamingos this charming, how could this colorful cake not be the center of attention at any event? (via The Little Big Company)

30. Ice Cream and Cupcakes: Can’t choose between cake or ice cream? This recipe substitutes frosting for delicious, coffee-flavored ice cream, so you don’t have to chose! (via Brit + Co)

What are some of your favorite foods to serve at birthday gatherings? Let us know in the comments.