Smoked salmon potato cakes on serving board

Canapé recipes

Sweet and savoury finger food recipes to get your party started. These easy canapés are crowd-pleasing bites everyone will love.

6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Irish potato cakes, or farls, make a delicious base for these smoked salmon, cream cheese and caperberry canapés - simply slice into squares and serve

2 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
38 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Five minutes is all you need to whip up this creamy fish dish, great served as a dip or starter

5 mins
Easy
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1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

Make our mini avocado toasts for a healthy canapé to serve at a party. They come with two toppings – a vegetarian quail's egg option and a crabmeat version

30 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make these crowd-pleasing hedgehog canapé skewers for a party. With tomato and mozzarella, cheese and pineapple, and prawn and cucumber options, they're perfect for a family gathering

35 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Everyone's favourite dessert is now bitesize! This simple-to-make traybake can be cut into mini bites for the ultimate sweet canapé

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Adapt these arancini rice balls to your liking: add fresh herbs, sundried tomatoes or chopped ham. You can also make the balls from leftover cold risotto

1 hr and 45 mins
More effort
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A quick and classic spring canapé of tender green stems wrapped in Parma ham with a light citrus dip

12 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Bake up some new potatoes and top with soured cream and chives for a bite-sized, simple canapé

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Rustle up these easy steak canapés to serve at a party. With two sauces to accompany them, they're delicious and healthy too

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
10 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try these super-clever caramelised mushroom tartlets on those occasions when you're entertaining and need an exciting canapé, but could do without the faff

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Pair the acidity of kimchi with mature cheddar in these fabulous pinwheels. They make great canapés for celebrations such as New Year's Eve

45 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Grilled chicken kebab skewers marinated in fragrant Asian spices make the perfect easy canapé

20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This smart cocktail and these simple canapés will get the party started with maximum fun and minimum fuss

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Enjoy the little sausages in this recipe on cocktail sticks, or serve them in mini Yorkshire puddings for Christmas canapés and other special occasions

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve this Asian-inspired twist on classic prawn cocktail as a starter or party canapés over the festive period 

20 mins
Easy
7 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

If you're looking for a quick dinner party canapé you can't go far wrong with this easy classic

22 mins
Easy
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

A smart, quick and easy canapé that's ideal for a crowd and can be frozen to help you get ahead

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

These moreish snacks are made with Tunisian brik pastry. Similar to filo, but crispier, it's well worth keeping a pack in the freezer

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Impressive, quick and easy nibbles to serve at parties or with drinks

1 hr
Easy
18 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Add a taste of Asia to your next party with these irresistible, easy-to-pick-up finger food favourites

15 mins
Easy
21 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Delicately spiced morsels with a cooling yogurt dip - perfect party food

35 mins
Easy
27 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

These healthy bites make a great light lunch or snack with a little bowl of sweet chilli sauce

30 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these healthy salmon canapés at a dinner party. They come with a choice of delicious toppings – either pickled cucumber or apple with chilli salsa

25 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Give your dinner party a shot of Spanish style with these satay canapes

30 mins
Easy
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