Canape Bases

Canape Bases

Traditionally, canapes are served before dinner, usually with cocktails, and consist of a bread or pastry base and a wide variety of toppings. They are a popular form of appetisers throughout the year, often found in spring gatherings, summer cocktails and winter celebrations. 

Canape Bases Types

What makes a canape base can vary, you can find small savoury and sweet tartlets, or even blinis and toasts. We have a great diversity of those canape bases available online at Fine Food Specialist, as well as the finest toppings, such as Smoked Salmon, Caviar or Mushrooms.

Canape Bases Best Sellers

Our favourite canape base examples are the plant-based canape bases such as the Tomato & Basil Tart Shells and Beetroot & Pepper Tart Shells, but we also offer canape bread bases such as our mini coloured Brioches and Navettes, great to make mini burgers and hot dogs. 

Canape Bases Deals

We offer a great variety of canape base ingredients, from savoury choices with spinach and charcoal to sweet options, made from chocolate and coffee.

Our Catering category is the marketplace you need for all year-round's celebrations. You can also find our selection of Handmade Desserts, Frozen Pastries, Dim Sum, Baking ingredients and Frozen Fruit Purees. From cocktails to desserts, Fine Food Specialist has it all!

Canape Bases Supplier

If you planning an event this year, no matter how big or small, you can count on Fine Food Specialist to provide the finest canape bases to buy online in the UK. We will always make sure that your next event is a success! 

Still in the planning stage and not sure what to cook at your next dinner party? Explore Drogo's Kitchen for delicious recipe inspirations.

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  1. Mini Tart Shell Sample Pack
    Mini Tart Shell Sample Pack
    £3.00
    Introducing our Mini Tart Shell Sample Pack! This delightful assortment combines the artistry of gourmet cuisine with the convenience of canape bite-sized perfection. Elevate your culinary creations with these exquisite tart shells, each crafted to perfection for a taste experience that's both eleg...
  2. Mini Canapes, Sample Pack
    Mini Canapes, Fresh from Frozen, Sample Pack
    £3.00
    We're excited to announce that we've created a sample pack of our best-selling one-bite canapes! These bite-sized delights are approximately 3-4cm in diameter, perfect for any occasion. Our sample pack includes a variety of our most popular catering products, so you can experience the full range of...
  3. Mini Round Vol Au Vents
    Mini Round Vol Au Vent, (35mm) x 24
    £15.95
    Introducing Mini Round Vol Au Vents: Exquisite Canape Bases! Elevate your catering offerings with our Mini Round Vol Au Vents, the perfect choice for creating elegant and delicious canapes. These miniature delicacies are carefully crafted to add a touch of sophistication to any event. With their ro...
  4. Mini Square Vol Au Vents
    Mini Square Vol Au Vent, x 24
    £13.95
    Introducing Mini Square Vol Au Vent: The Perfect Canape Base for Your Culinary Creativity! Elevate your catering products to new heights with our exquisite Mini Square Vol Au Vent. These delectable square-shaped vol au-vents are expertly baked to a light brown hue, boasting a tantalisingly darker b...
  5. Pop Fuchsia Canape Shells
    Pop Fuchsia Canape Shells, (40mm) x 30
    £26.96
    Introducing our vibrant Pop Fuchsia Canape Shells, the perfect addition to your catering products lineup. These bite-sized canape shells are not only visually beautiful but also coloured with natural ingredients, specifically radish, to create a stunning pop of fuchsia. Ready to fill and serve, they...
  6. Pop Orange Canape Shells
    Pop Orange Canape Shells, (40mm) x 30
    £26.95
    Introducing our vibrant Pop Orange Canape Shells, a delightful addition to our range of catering products. These bite-sized canape shells are not only visually appealing but also coloured with natural ingredients, specifically sweet potato, to create a stunning pop of orange. Ready to fill and serve...
  7. Square Fuchsia Canape Shells
    Square Fuchsia Canape Shells, (40mm) x 32
    £27.95
    Introducing our Square Fuchsia Canape Shells, a delightful addition to our catering products lineup. These bite-sized canape shells are not only visually striking but also infused with natural ingredients to create vibrant fuchsia colour. Ready to fill and serve, they are the perfect solution for cr...
  8. Slim Mini Savoury Tart Shells
    Slim Mini Basil Savoury Tart Shells, (35mm) x 42
    £31.95
    Introducing our Slim Mini Savoury Tart Shells, the epitome of culinary craftsmanship in the world of catering products. Handmade with the finest AOP French butter and infused with the vibrant flavour of basil, these mini round tart shells are the perfect foundation for creating exquisite canapes, ap...
  9. Mini Green Tea Tart Shells
    Mini Green Tea Tart Shells, (35mm) x 42
    £33.95
    Introducing our exquisite Mini Green Tea Tart Shells with Coating, the epitome of elegance and sophistication in the world of catering products. Handcrafted with care, these sweet tart shells are infused with the delicate flavour of green tea and enhanced with a sweet coating made with natural vanil...
  10. Mini Lemon Tart Shells
    Mini Lemon Tart Shells (35mm), x 42
    £33.95
    Introducing our exquisite Mini Lemon Tart Shells with Coating, the perfect addition to your catering products lineup. These delightful sweet tart shells are not only visually appealing but also pack a burst of refreshing lemon flavour that will tantalise your taste buds. Handcrafted with care, these...
  11. Savoury Tart Shells, Round, Medium (52mm) x 24
    Savoury Tart Shells, Round, Medium (52mm) x 24
    £22.95
    Our tart shells are ready-to-use and fill with delicious fillings! Get creative with your canapes, without the stress of having to make each tart shell individually. 
  12. Sweet Round Tart Shells, Medium, (53mm) x 24
    Sweet Round Tart Shells, Medium, (53mm) x 24
    Special Price £17.95 Regular Price £22.95
    These sweet circular shaped tartlet cases are the fabulous outer layer for a variety of dessert fillings, from custards and creams to chocolate and fruit. Serve these versatile pastry cases on a silver platter for the ultimate dinner party dessert canapes.   
  13. Small Chocolate Tart Shells, Round (38mm) x 54
    Small Chocolate Tart Shells, Round (38mm) x 54
    £28.95
    These chocolate tart shells are a fantastic outer layer to fill with a variety of sweet mousses and desserts. Try making a luxurious ganache and topping with fresh berries for the ultimate pudding at a party. The tart shells are an easy way to create and serve delicious desserts without having to m...
  14. Half Sphere White Chocolate Dessert Shells
    Half Sphere White Chocolate Dessert Shells, x 9
    £14.95
    Welcome to a world of culinary elegance and innovation with our Half Sphere White Chocolate Dessert Shells. These exquisite creations are your canvas for crafting sensational desserts that will tantalise your taste buds and captivate your senses. Designed to perfection, these white chocolate dessert...
  15. Mini Savoury Tart Shells, Round (38mm) x 40
    Mini Savoury Tart Shells, Round (38mm) x 40
    £24.95
    Our savoury tart shells are made with Swiss butter, and are ready to be used and filled with delicious fillings! Get creative with your canapes, without the stress of having to make each tart shell individually. Store in a cool dry place.
  16. Chocolate Tart Shells, Round, Medium (53mm) x 24
    Chocolate Tart Shells, Round, Medium (53mm) x 24
    £20.95
    These chocolate circular shaped tartlet cases are the fabulous outer layer for a variety of dessert fillings, from custards and creams to chocolate ganaches and fruit. Serve these versatile pastry cases on a silver platter for the ultimate dinner party dessert canapes. 
  17. Chocolate Tart Shells, Round, Large (70mm) x 12
    Chocolate Tart Shells, Round, Large (70mm) x 12
    £21.95
    These chocolate circular shaped tartlet cases are the fabulous outer layer for a variety of dessert fillings, from custards and creams to chocolate ganaches and fruit. Serve these versatile pastry cases on a silver platter for the ultimate dinner party dessert canapes. 
  18. Savoury Tart Shells, Round, Large (80mm) x 11
    Savoury Tart Shells, Round, Large (80mm) x 11
    £22.95
    Our tart shells are ready-to-use and fill with delicious fillings! Get creative with your canapes, without the stress of having to make each tart shell individually. The large size cases are perfect to make into canape sized quiches or tarts, or alternatively fill with you homemade fillings, such as...
  19. Sweet Round Tart Shells, Large (83mm) x 11
    Sweet Round Tart Shells, Large (83mm) x 11
    £23.95
    These sweet circular shaped tartlet cases are the fabulous outer layer for a variety of dessert fillings, from custards and creams to chocolate and fruit. Serve these versatile pastry cases on a silver platter for the ultimate dinner party dessert tart.  
  20. Rectangular Tart Shell, Sweet, 98mm, x 18
    Rectangular Tart Shell, Sweet, 98mm, x 18
    £32.95
    These rectangular sweet pastry shells are made with free-range eggs, and have a light and crumbly texture with a sweet and buttery taste. They are a fantastic option to use for your next catering event, and could be filled with a variety of fillings to make loads of delicious canapes, including min...
  21. Mini Square Tart Shell, Sweet, 35mm, x 35
    Mini Square Tart Shell, Sweet, 35mm, x 35
    £20.95
    These mini square sweet butter pastry cases are perfect for catering for an event. Made with free-range eggs, they are light and crumbly in texture, with a sweet and buttery flavour. The squares are perfect to be piped with delicious fillings of custard, Chantilly cream, or indulgent chocolate mous...
  22. Mini Square Tart Shell, Savoury, 35mm x 35
    Mini Square Tart Shell, Savoury, 35mm x 35
    £22.95
    These square savoury pastry shells are ready-to-use and the answer to your catering needs. The shortcrust pastry shells are crunchy and buttery, with a golden-brown colour and neutral flavour. They are ready to be piped with a variety of fillings, such as hollandaise with spinach and mushrooms, or a...
  23. Puff Pastry Vol au Vent, (55mm) x 20pcs
    Puff Pastry Vol au Vent, (55mm) x 20pcs
    £22.95
    Made from puff pastry, these pre-made vol-au-vent pastry shells are perfect for canapes. Prepare to host your dinner parties with ease, as these are ready to be filled with your favourite fillings. We loved making delicious canape bites with trompette de la mort, but you could use any other mushroom...
  24. Mini Sweet and Cocoa Tartlet Shells, x 24 of each colour
    Mini Sweet and Cocoa Tartlet Shells, x 24 of each colour
    £24.95
    These sweet and cocoa tartlet shells are ready to be filled with your choice of filling! With twelve of the regular sweet tart shells, and 24 of the chocolate tart shells, you can make a combination of stunning canape desserts. Made with butter, the pastry is deliciously rich, and all ready to go! T...
  25. Mini Savoury & Charcoal Tartlet Shells, x 24 of each colour
    Mini Savoury & Charcoal Tartlet Shells, x 24 of each colour
    £24.95
    Our neutral and charcoal tartlet cases are the answer to your catering and canape prayers! Ready to be filled with your favourite fillings. There are 24 of each colour included, so you can make a couple of different canape looks. Fill with seasonal mushrooms and goat’s cheese, or with tomatoes and...
  26. Savoury Fluted Edge Tart Shells (70mm) x 28
    Savoury Fluted Edge Tart Shells (70mm) x 28
    £26.95
    These savoury tart shells are versatile and easy to use. Using these traditional tart shells saves you the hassle of making the pastry, without skimping on any of the quality. Fill with delicious fillings such as savoury mousses, cheese, meats or quiche filling.
  27. Vegan Tomato & Basil Tart Shells, (42mm) x 32
    Vegan Tomato & Basil Tart Shells, (42mm) x 32
    £22.95
    These tartlet shells are infused with the flavours of tomato and basil for a delicious aromatic canape bite. Fill with fresh vegetables and herby fillings and a little homemade basil oil. These tart shells are coated to keep them crisp for up to eight hours – so there will be no soggy bottomed ve...
  28. Vegan Olive & Rosemary Tart Shells (42mm) x 32
    Vegan Olive & Rosemary Tart Shells (42mm) x 32
    £23.95
    These delicious vegan mini tart shells are the perfect answer to your canape needs. The aromatic rosemary and salty olive flavour compliments a range of fillings. Who said vegan pastry couldn’t be delicious?!
  29. Vegan Sweet Tart Shells, Medium (53mm) x 24
    Vegan Sweet Tart Shells, Medium (53mm) x 24
    £19.95
    If you’re catering for a vegan event, these vegan tart shells are the perfect answer to your canape needs. Create stunning vegan desserts using the versatile tart shells, which have a slight sweetness to them, perfect as a case for summer's fruits or dark chocolate ganache. 
  30. Vegan Beetroot & Pepper Tart Shells (42mm) x 32
    Vegan Beetroot & Pepper Tart Shells (42mm) x 32
    £22.95
    These vibrant vegan tart shells are bound to impress your guests when catering for dinner parties and events. Their pink colour and earthy, peppery flavour make them the perfect shells to fill with delicious mushrooms, or pickled vegetables, and many more fillings. These tart shells are coated to k...
  31. Sweet Round Tart Shells, Small, (38mm) x 40
    Sweet Round Tart Shells, Small, (38mm) x 40
    £23.95
    These small sweet circular shaped tartlet cases are the fabulous outer layer for a variety of dessert fillings, from creme patisserie, to homemade vanilla custard or chantilly cream. Serve these versatile pastry cases on a dessert platter for the ultimate dinner party.  Made with Swiss butter, the...
  32. Sweet Coffee Round Tart Shells, Mini (38mm) x 40
    Sweet Coffee Round Tart Shells, Mini (38mm) x 40
    £22.95
    Perfect for creatives in the kitchen, these coffee flavoured tart shells are made for cold and hot canape creations. The tart shells have been glazed to guarantee a crunch texture for eight hours. The intensely flavoured coffee used in the tart shells comes from responsibly sourced farms in Brazil,...
  33. Savoury Round Tart Shells, Extra-Large, (103mm) x 6
    Savoury Round Tart Shells, Extra-Large, (103mm) x 6
    £22.95
    These small savoury tart shells are perfect for making delicious canapes. The savoury flavour works well as an outer shell for mini-quiches or other savoury tarts. Try filling with a blue cheese mousse or even a steak tartare with horseradish cream..  
  34. Half Sphere Dark Chocolate Dessert Shells
    Half Sphere Dark Chocolate Dessert Shells, x 9
    £14.95
    Indulge in the exquisite world of gourmet desserts with our Half Sphere Dark Chocolate Shells. Elevate your dinner parties to new heights by serving these delectable creations that not only tantalise the taste buds but also delight the eyes. Crafted to perfection, these dark chocolate dessert half s...
  35. Mini Bagels (+/-3.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Bagels (+/-3.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £29.95
    Our mini bagels are the perfect thing to serve up for a canape spread or picnic. Made from a light dough, these mini bagel shapes are deliciously and golden in colour. In the traditional fashion, smother in a generous spreading of cream cheese and top with smoked salmon and a sprig of fresh dill. T...
  36. Mini Focaccia (+/-3.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Focaccia (+/-3.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £32.95
    These tiny focaccia are bursting with flavour as they are made with olive oil and fragrant rosemary, topped with a little sea salt. Focaccia make the perfect canape – try topping with a shard of Pecorino and a sundried tomato for the ultimate Italian party snack bite.   They’re so delicious t...
  37. Mini Yorkshire Puddings (2 x +/-3.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Yorkshire Puddings (2 x +/-3.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £26.95
    Everyone loves a Yorkshire pudding! These mini yorkies make the perfect base for a canape. Fill with a little horseradish cream and a slither of roast beef for a stunning bite to eat. No effort or mess needed to make a mini version of the England's favourite Sunday delight! This product has been pr...
  38. Small Charcoal Bagels (+/-6cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 20
    Small Charcoal Bagels (+/-6cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 20
    £23.50
    Charcoal burger buns have transformed many burger spreads, and now you can enjoy the charcoal coloured trend in the form of a mini bagel. These bagels look stunning filled with cream cheese and smoked salmon - perfect for a breakfast table if you're catering! 
  39. Mini English Muffins for Canapes (+/-2 x 3cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini English Muffins for Canapes (+/-2 x 3cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £37.95
    These mini English muffins are perfect for brunch and breakfast spreads. Simply defrost,  slice, and spread a little butter or cream cheese on top of each muffin with slices of fresh smoked salmon and a drizzle of hollandaise sauce. 
  40. Mini Scones for Canapes (+/-3.5 x 2.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Scones for Canapes (+/-3.5 x 2.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £31.95
    These mini scones are perfect canapes for an afternoon tea party. Smother in freshly clotted cream, jam and chopped up berries for a delicious sweet bite!   
  41. Mini Eclair Shells for Canapes (+/-6 x 2.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Eclair Shells for Canapes (+/-6 x 2.5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £31.95
    If you're in need of a delicious dessert that's easy to prepare for your next big party, these eclair choux shells might be your answer! Handmade eclair shells have been frozen to preserve their freshness, ready to be filled by you! Fill with your choice of sweet fillings, perhaps whipped Chantilly ...
  42. Mini Brioche Loaf, Fresh from Frozen, x 10
    Mini Brioche Loaf, Fresh from Frozen, x 10
    £12.95
    These handmade mini brioche loaves are the perfect size to serve with a portion of foie gras. The handmade fluffy loaf, with a yellow tinge from the egg, makes a delicious bread to eat on its own or topped with small portions of luxury scrambled eggs, foie gras or even sliced and used to make miniat...
  43. Mini Black Charcoal Bagels, Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Black Charcoal Bagels, Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £45.00
    These extra-small charcoal bagel buns are unique and amazing for your next canape spread. These bagels look stunning filled with cream cheese and smoked salmon - perfect for a breakfast table or an evening dinner party canape if you're catering! 
  44. Carpaccio Gambero Rosso, Fresh from Frozen, 10 x 50g (16cm)
    Carpaccio Gambero Rosso, Fresh from Frozen
    From £29.95
    Carpaccio gambero rosso, or red prawn carpaccio, is a dish that showcases the delicate and sweet flavour of premium red prawns. The freshest specimens are chosen and the work of hand shelling, de-veining and gently beating in order to obtain a perfect disc. Blend represents the contemporary interpre...
  45. Mini Vegan Bagels
    Mini Vegan Bagels (3-4cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £33.95
    Discover the Ultimate Mini Vegan Bagels - A Culinary Delight! In a world where plant-based options are taking centre stage, our mini vegan bagels are here to redefine your snacking experience. These miniature delights are a testament to the delicious possibilities of a vegan lifestyle. Round in sha...
  46. Vegan Poppy Seed Bagels
    Vegan Poppy Seed Bagels (7-8cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 20
    £19.95
    Elevate Your Mornings with Vegan Poppy Seed Bagels! There's something profoundly satisfying about a perfectly baked bagel and when it's vegan, it becomes an even more extraordinary culinary experience. Our vegan poppy seed bagels are the epitome of bagel perfection, from their round shape to the ir...
  47. Sweet Fluted Edge Tart Shells (70mm) x 28
    Sweet Fluted Edge Tart Shells (70mm) x 28
    £26.95
    These sweet fluted edge tart shells are perfect to fill with delicious lemon meringue pie or chocolate pudding fillings. The delicately patterened rim of the tart shells looks stunning on a plate of dessert canapes. Slightly sweet with the perfect crunchy, buttery texture, these tart shells are the ...
    Out of stock
  48. Mini Ciabatta Rolls for Canapes (+/-3.5 x 5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Ciabatta Rolls for Canapes (+/-3.5 x 5cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £31.95
    These handmade mini ciabatta rolls are ideal for catering and canapes. Fill with flavours of the Mediterranean – try stuffing with mini slices of herby porchetta and salsa verde, or cheese and vegetables. Mostly crust, these delicious mini rolls are light in texture and make the best mini sandwich...
    Out of stock
  49. Mini Profiterole Shells for Canapes (+/-4 x 3cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Profiterole Shells for Canapes (+/-4 x 3cm), Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £26.95
    These ready-to-use choux profiterole shells can be filled with whipped cream or any other delicious sweet mousses to make a delicious dessert. With a small hole at the bottom of the pastry shell, the pastry shells can easily be piped and filled using a thin piping nozzle.
    Out of stock
  50. Mini Navette Rolls for Canapes, Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    Mini Navette Rolls for Canapes, Fresh from Frozen, x 50
    £37.95
    These navette canape buns will look stunning at your next catering event. 'Navette' translates to diamond-shaped, and is often described as 'boat-shaped'. They are handmade in the UK, with enriched white dough and a little glaze on top. Slice these tiny navette buns and fill with a little cream che...
    Out of stock
  51. Handmade Festive Mince Pies for Canapes, Fresh from Frozen, x 20
    Handmade Festive Mince Pies for Canapes, Fresh from Frozen, x 20
    £19.95
    These festive mini mince pies are perfect for catering for Christmas parties! Handmade with care, save yourself the hassle of making your own and simply warm these in the oven and serve. Warming winter spices and boozy undertones run through these mini mince pies. Their small size makes them perfect...
    Out of stock
  52. Mini Strawberry Tart Shells
    Mini Strawberry Tart Shells (35mm), x 42
    £33.95
    Introducing our delightful Mini Round Strawberry Flavour Tart with Coating, a heavenly treat that combines exquisite flavours and textures for an unforgettable culinary experience. Handcrafted with love, these mini sweet tarts shells are the perfect indulgence for any occasion. At the heart of this...
    Out of stock
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Traditionally, canapes are served before dinner, usually with cocktails, and consist of a bread or pastry base and a wide variety of toppings. They are a popular form of appetisers throughout the year, often found in spring gatherings, summer cocktails and winter celebrations. 

Canape Bases Types

What makes a canape base can vary, you can find small savoury and sweet tartlets, or even blinis and toasts. We have a great diversity of those canape bases available online at Fine Food Specialist, as well as the finest toppings, such as Smoked Salmon, Caviar or Mushrooms.

Canape Bases Best Sellers

Our favourite canape base examples are the plant-based canape bases such as the Tomato & Basil Tart Shells and Beetroot & Pepper Tart Shells, but we also offer canape bread bases such as our mini coloured Brioches and Navettes, great to make mini burgers and hot dogs. 

Canape Bases Deals

We offer a great variety of canape base ingredients, from savoury choices with spinach and charcoal to sweet options, made from chocolate and coffee.

Our Catering category is the marketplace you need for all year-round's celebrations. You can also find our selection of Handmade Desserts, Frozen Pastries, Dim Sum, Baking ingredients and Frozen Fruit Purees. From cocktails to desserts, Fine Food Specialist has it all!

Canape Bases Supplier

If you planning an event this year, no matter how big or small, you can count on Fine Food Specialist to provide the finest canape bases to buy online in the UK. We will always make sure that your next event is a success! 

Still in the planning stage and not sure what to cook at your next dinner party? Explore Drogo's Kitchen for delicious recipe inspirations.

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