4 Best Donuts Catering & Decor Ideas For Christmas

Tuesday, 20th December 2022

sprinkled donuts

After a year-long wait, Christmas is finally here, and that calls for party gatherings, celebrations, (and Donuts catering). 


Most of us have already planned our holidays, with some preparing to throw the coolest Christmas party and others shopping for the best festive outfit. 


And if you’re in the first category, preoccupied with party preparations, we suggest you sit back and soak in the festive fervor. After all, this is the best time to spend with your family, friends, and loved ones, something hectic party arrangements will make you miss out on. 


But what about the party, you may ask? 


Well, you can let donuts catering services take care of the party from start to finish while you go holiday shopping or watch the snowfall. 


In case you’re wondering how donut catering can make your life easier during holidays, you can go through our blog: Here’s Why You Should Go For Donuts Catering This Christmas


Now, coming back to the Christmas party, it is as much about aesthetics as it is about food.


And while Shipley’s menu has got the buffet covered with the most delectable and authentically Texan donuts and kolaches, our Christmas catering plans are here to create charming party decor.


So without further ado, let’s have a look at the 4 top catering ideas for Christmas donuts: 

#1. Donuts catering tree for complimenting your traditional Christmas tree

xmas tree

For Christmas celebrations across the world, a Xmas tree is a must-have, as that’s where Santa leaves us gifts. 


On top of that, Xmas trees are rooted deep in the culture of the festivity and also add to the elegance of Christmas decor.


So why not sweeten the Xmas tree experience at your Christmas gathering with a donut Xmas tree? 


Yes, we are talking about a Xmas tree made from some of Shipley’s Christmas special donuts. Herein, a catering team will create a donut tree right beside your Xmas tree (or wherever you want it). Also, if you have some Christmas catering decoration ideas, you can share them with our team and we’ll turn them into reality.


Shaped exactly like a Xmas tree, your guests will surely fall in love with the donut tree and probably munch all the donuts in no time. Also, as donut trees are especially loved by children, you can add some delicious candies to the donut tree. 


Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? 


Our tip for donut trees: have one close to your party buffet or a mid-sized tree right on your kitchen table for a small family gathering. 


Can you DIY a Christmas donut tree? 


It is indeed possible to create a Christmas donut tree by yourself; all you need is the right materials and a knack for creativity. 


Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you DIY your donut tree. 

#2. A Xmas tree-shaped wall of donuts (as a counterpart to a donuts tree) 

donuts catering wall for Christmas

Donuts catering for Christmas isn’t just about the donut tree, as there’s a lot more in store for you. And among them is a donut wall shaped precisely like a donut tree. 


You see, donut walls are already a trend among events like wedding parties and more. In fact, in every event, a donut wall is an instant hit since everyone loves to savor a donut or two. 


So, when it comes to Christmas parties, you can try to make yours unique by going for a wall of donuts, among other catering decor plans.


Also, if you’re social media savvy, we suggest you click some pictures for your Instagram posts before your guests empty the donut wall. 


The best thing about a donut wall for Christmas is that you can easily make one by yourself. That’s because making a donut wall decor is way simpler (and cost-efficient) than creating a donut tree. 

#3. Snowman-themed donuts catering for Christmas

Christmas special donuts from Shipley's

Just like the Xmas tree made with donuts, another innovative catering solution for Christmas is a donut snowman. 


Themed especially for kids, a snowman theme is created with donuts covered with white frosting or powdered sugar. 


Not only does a donut snowman create a play area at your party for kids, but it also makes for the best dessert at the end for kids and adults alike. 


Interesting, isn’t it? 

#4. Custom donuts catered at your party buffet

custom donuts from Shipley's

Apart from decor with donuts, catering plans for Christmas also bring customized donuts shaped to match the occasion. And that includes donuts in the shape of Santa, a polar bear, fruits, Xmas tree, reindeer, and more. 


These are cake donuts featuring a wide variety of flavors like chocolate, strawberry, blueberry, cinnamon sugar, and coconut, to name a few. That means there will surely be a favorite donut flavor for everyone at your party. 

Final words 

As you can see, there are many exciting and innovative ways donuts can be the highlight of your Christmas party. 


The fact that donuts are all-purpose food makes them apt for appetizing brunch, snacks, desserts, and breakfast catering. And with Shipley’s mouth-watering donuts, kolaches, and beverages catering combos, you can rest assured on both food and event decor. 


Looking for one such donuts catering design ideas for your Christmas event? 


You can reach out to us, and we will make your party simply awesome. 


Want some Christmas donuts delivered at your place?


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Visit Shipley Do-Nuts at 12403 Westheimer (between Dairy Ashford & Kirkwood) not only for the best hot, pillowy soft Shipley Do-Nuts you’ve ever wrapped your lips around but also all varieties of fresh, warm kolaches offered 24 hours a day at our Houston donut shop.