Host a Royal Wedding Watch Party … Southern Weekend Style

We’ve seen a lot of lists recently detailing a few traditional British dishes to feature if you’re throwing a party for the royal nuptials. So, we decided to show you some great twists on the typical suggestions, with added Southern Weekend flavor. Check out these recipes for your Royal Wedding Watch Party!

Ramos Gin Fizz

Typical Party: Gin & Tonic
Southern Weekend Twist: Ramos Gin Fizz

Kick the party up a notch with a Ramos Gin Fizz, a classic New Orleans drink that’s been around since the 1880s. Click below for the recipe straight from the Empire Bar in New Orleans.

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Sweet Tea

Typical Party: Twinnings English Breakfast Tea
Southern Weekend Twist: Sweet Tea

Sure a cup of hot tea is always great, but nothing quenches thirst like a great glass of sweet tea. Check out some tips on how to make sure your tea really shines.

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Chicken Biscuit

Typical Party: Finger Sandwiches
Southern Weekend Twist: Chicken Biscuits

Ok so they’re definitely a far stretch from the finger sandwiches being served in the UK- but they’re fingerlickin’ good! Follow the link below for a great recipe for your party.

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Typical Party: Chips & Dip
Southern Weekend Twist: Cheeseboard

A wonderful charcuterie board isn’t solely for Louisianians BUT we would be remiss to not add this to our list! If you ever have trouble figuring out how exactly to assemble your own, click the link below to find out how it’s done.

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Brown Sugar Cheesecake with Praline Sauce

Typical Party: Cookies
Southern Weekend Twist: Brown Sugar Cheesecake

Really wow your party guests with this amazing cheesecake recipe complete with praline sauce!

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Sweet Potato Scones

Typical Party: Scones
Southern Weekend Twist: Sweet Potato Scones

We’re kicking up the traditional option with a sweet potato scone recipe courtesy of Tredici Bakery!

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Salmon Deviled Eggs

Typical Party: Deviled Eggs
Southern Weekend Twist: Salmon Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are usually a highlight for most parties. Add a little twist to the dish with Shaya’s version featuring salmon! Click the link to try the recipe this weekend!

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This list came courtesy of Chelsea Leblanc at Louisiana Weekend. Want more ideas for the Royal Wedding or just some more great southern flair? Check out