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Breakfast Charcuterie Board

# Breakfast Charcuterie Board

If you want to impress your guests with a delicious and diverse brunch menu, you should definitely consider trying out this fantastic **Breakfast Charcuterie Board**. Packed with a variety of fruits, spreads, meats, and sweet breads, this board has everything you could possibly desire.

If you have a love for charcuterie boards, you might also enjoy trying out our Ultimate Charcuterie Board (Cheese Board) and Dessert Charcuterie Board.

## Recipe Details

I love presenting this Breakfast Charcuterie Board because it offers something for everyone. The array of choices is not only visually stunning but also incredibly delicious, making it the perfect recipe to wow your brunch guests.

– **TASTE**: This board offers a mix of sweet, savory, tart, and buttery flavors. From sweet and savory spreads to meats and fruits, it’s a delightful combination.
– **TEXTURE**: From juicy sausages to crispy bacon, flaky croissants, smooth spreads, and juicy fruits, this charcuterie board offers a variety of textures.
– **TIME**: It will take approximately 45 minutes to prepare.
– **EASE**: This breakfast board is simple to put together. There’s minimal cooking involved, and it all comes down to a beautiful presentation.

## What You’ll Need

Here’s a list of what you’ll need for your Breakfast Charcuterie Board:
– **Proteins**: Sausage links, bacon, and hard-boiled eggs.
– **Fruits/Veggies**: Blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, banana, cucumber, and avocado.
– **Spreads**: Strawberry butter, jam, and Nutella.
– **Breads**: Croissants and pancakes.
– **Cheese**: Colby jack cheese.

## Add-ins and Substitutions

If you want to customize your board, here are some suggestions:
– **Substitute other breads**: Try Blueberry Ricotta Pancakes, Glazed Air Fryer Donuts, or other options.
– **Add different fruits and vegetables**: Incorporate blackberries, pears, oranges, or other options.
– **Make this with more spreads**: Explore additional spreads like Chocolate Ganache, Chantilly Cream, or others.
– **Substitute the proteins**: Experiment with scrambled eggs, sausage patties, or different cheese varieties.

## How to Make Breakfast Charcuterie Board

Here’s a simple guide on assembling your Breakfast Charcuterie Board:
1. Start by adding the savory items like bacon, sausages, eggs, cheese, avocado, and cucumber.
2. Next, add the breads and pastries such as croissants and pancakes.
3. Then, include the spreads like jams and Nutella.
4. Lastly, add the berries and fruits to fill any gaps. Serve and enjoy!

Pro Tip: Arrange the ingredients in the suggested order to ensure an aesthetically pleasing presentation.

## Recipe Tips

Some tips to enhance your Breakfast Charcuterie Board:
– **Cook the bacon crispy**: Crispy bacon holds its shape well on the board.
– **Use mini pastries**: Opt for mini versions to maintain balance.
– **Use easy-to-grab items**: Choose items that are easy to pick up.
– **Assemble in the right order**: Start with larger items, then add spreads and fill gaps with fruits for an appealing layout.

## FAQs

**What is the 3 3 3 3 rule for charcuterie board?**
The 3 3 3 3 rule suggests having a good variety on your board, including 3 starches, 3 cheeses, 3 meats, and 3 accompaniments like nuts, veggies, or fruit.

**How do you serve a breakfast board?**
Prepare the breakfast platter a couple of hours before serving, cover loosely, and let it sit.This Breakfast Charcuterie Board is a delightful mix of juicy fruits, sweet pastries, savory meats, and creamy spreads, offering a wide variety of options for a wholesome breakfast spread. You can prepare most of the elements in advance to make assembly a breeze when you’re ready to serve. For optimal flavor and texture, consider cooking the bacon and sausage just before serving to ensure they are hot and crispy. The board can be served alongside a range of dishes such as egg-based recipes, pancakes, pastries, and smoothies for a well-rounded breakfast experience.

If you plan to make this Breakfast Charcuterie Board in advance, you can prep the pastries and fruits, place spreads in bowls, and boil the eggs ahead of time. When you’re ready to assemble the board, cook the meats and arrange everything for a visually appealing presentation.

For storage, cover the Breakfast Charcuterie Board with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for up to 4 days. To maintain freshness, it’s recommended to store bread, fruit, and meats in separate airtight containers if possible. While pastries and meats can be frozen, fruits and vegetables may lose their texture upon thawing.

Explore additional delicious breakfast options such as Buttery Belgian Liege Waffles, Banana Walnut Bread, Blueberry Smoothie Bowl, and Peach French Toast for more breakfast inspiration. Enjoy the process of creating this Breakfast Charcuterie Board, a delightful and versatile spread that caters to different tastes and preferences.The recipe has not been rated yet.

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Course: Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 45 minutesTotal Time: 45 minutes

Servings: 12
Author: Dina

Ingredients

Protein and Vegetables





  • Bacon Cooked




  • Sausage links




  • Hard-boiled eggs




  • Cucumbers sliced




  • Avocado sliced




  • Colby jack cheese cubed

Pastries and Sweets





  • Mini croissant




  • Mini pancakes

Fruits and spreads





  • Nutella




  • Jam




  • Strawberry butter or plain salted butter




  • Strawberries




    • Blueberries




    • Raspberries




    • Bananas

Instructions

  • On a large wooden board add the savory items (protein and veggies) first. For this board, I used air fryer bacon, breakfast sausage links, hard-boiled eggs, sliced avocado, cucumbers, and cubed Colby jack cheese.
  • Now move on to the breads/pastries. I added mini croissants and mini pancakes but you can add anything from scones to bagels or crepes!
  • Then, add in the butters, jams, and spreads. I used raspberry jam, Nutella, and strawberry butter.
  • Lastly, fill in the rest of the gaps with fruit and berries. I used strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and bananas. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Notes

  • Cook the bacon crispy- As boards tend to sit for a while, crispy bacon will hold its shape better than less cooked bacon that tends to be mealy.
  • Use mini pastries- So that the pastries don’t dominate the breakfast board, use mini versions of everything so that the breads aren’t much bigger than anything else.
  • Use easy to grab items- Cheese cubes, individual sausage links, plain pancakes, and berries are all easy to grab items that are not messy, for easy access on this brunch board.
  • Assemble in the right order- The bigger stuff – proteins and pastries – should go on first, then the spreads in their small bowls, and then fill in the gaps with fruit. This creates the nicest presentation and even spacing.

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