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The Best Ultimate Brunch Board


A cutting board with a variety of meats, cheeses, and fruit.

When it comes to brunch, make it special with ‘The Ultimate Brunch Board’.

Include bagels, freshly-baked and toasted. Serve with cream cheese and smoked salmon, or bacon and eggs.

Fruit salad is a must too! Bite-sized pieces with yogurt or whipped cream.

Quiches, croissants, dips, cheeses, charcuterie, donuts – the options are endless. Avocado toast is a must for the perfect board. Get creative – add Bloody Mary’s with garnishes for an interactive twist. Now that’s an unforgettable brunch!

Ultimate Brunch Board
Ultimate Brunch Board

Food Items for Brunch Board

To highlight a variety of delicious food options for your brunch board, follow along with the list of savory and sweet items provided. This will allow you to create the ultimate brunch board with a balance of flavors for you and your guests to enjoy. The savory items section includes a range of tasty options, while the sweet items segment offers some equally delectable treats.

Savory Items

When it comes to enjoyable brunch boards, we’ve got you covered. Our savory selection is carefully chosen to tantalize your taste buds and leave you feeling content.

To get a board that’s both aesthetically pleasing and delicious, we recommend adding bacon, smoked salmon, prosciutto or ham, brie and cheddar cheese, boiled eggs with paprika, toast points with hummus or avocado, cherry tomatoes with balsamic vinegar, olives and/or capers.

These items together create a flavor and texture symphony. Plus, you can impress guests by serving it on wooden platters or cheese boards.

Make your morning meal remarkable with our Savory Items. Who needs bacon when you can have an entire charcuterie board?


When it comes to meat selections for your brunch board, there are plenty of choices. Mixing various textures and tastes will make the experience even better. Here’s a table with some recommended meats:

ProsciuttoThinly sliced Italian dry-cured ham
SalamiSpicy or mild cured sausage
BaconSliced strips of cured pork belly
HamCooked, smoked, or cured pork
Smoked SalmonSalt-cured and then smoked salmon
Grilled ChickenBoneless and skinless chicken breasts marinated in herbs and spices, then grilled

It’s important to balance the flavors so as not to overwhelm the taste buds. Try pairing prosciutto with melon slices, salami with cheese cubes, bacon with dates, ham with biscuits or croissants, smoked salmon with cream cheese on bagels, and grilled chicken with sweet fruit like pineapple.

Combine different textures and flavors to create a unique brunch board! This will leave your guests with an unforgettable experience. So go ahead, indulge in the ultimate cheese board and forget about needing a significant other!


For cheese lovers, we have an array of delicious choices! Our selection features soft and hard cheeses, perfect for any palate. We suggest incorporating at least three different types of cheese. Brie, cheddar, and goat cheese are great options. Here’s what you need to know:

Type of CheeseTextureFlavor Notes
BrieSoft and creamyMild, buttery, nutty
CheddarSemi-hard and crumblySharp, tangy, umami
Goat CheeseSoft and tangyBright, tart, earthy

Make sure to pair your cheeses with crackers, bread, fruit, and charcuterie. Delicious! Don’t forget cheese on the brunch board- you won’t want to miss out on these flavors! Enjoy pastries too – you won’t want to share!


Make your brunch board extra special with a variety of baked goods! Choose from flaky croissants, sweet danishes, buttery scones, and mouthwatering cinnamon rolls. Each pastry brings its own flavor and texture to the board. Plus, don’t forget the jams, jellies, and honey for a tasty combo.

You can also make your spread more interesting with mini croissants, bite-sized doughnuts, or even gluten-free and vegan options. Serve them warm or at room temperature to release their aroma. Pair with tea or coffee for a delicious morning treat.

Impress your guests with pastries on your brunch board display! Indulge in a sugar rush with these sweet treats – who needs a functioning pancreas anyway?

Sweet Items

Do you have a sweet tooth? The Brunch Board has lots of yummy treats! Try:

  • Mini pastries and croissants
  • Muffins and scones
  • Fruit preserves and spreads

Add more sweetness with honey or maple syrup!

Pro Tip: Mix-and-match the sweet items with other Brunch Board options for a unique experience. Why have fruit salad when you can just grab a handful of berries?


Fruit Selections for Perfect Brunch Board!

Brunch fans, the ideal fruit selection is a must for an appetizing and scrumptious meal. Here’s how to include fruit into your brunch board:

  1. Colorful berries: Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries give bright tones to your board and provide sweetness plus nutritional advantages.
  2. Exotic fruits: Mangoes, pineapples, kiwis, papayas and dragon fruits make your standard fruit selection more exciting.
  3. Citrus fruits: Oranges, grapefruits, lemons and limes add tanginess to balance the sweetness of other fruits and enhance savory dishes.

When picking fruits, bear in mind seasonal availability and presentation aesthetics to make it more eye-catching.

Did you know that combining cheese and fruit has been around since ancient times? Ancient Greeks and Romans believed it offered both sweet and salty notes to blend together perfectly. So the next time you make a cheese or brunch board, throw in some fresh fruit selections for that ideal balance!

If you fancy being cultured, put some yogurt on your brunch board – though don’t expect it to start reciting poetry or playing classical music.


Yogurt is a great addition to a brunch board. It can be paired with fruits and crunchy toppings or used as a base for savory dips. Nutritional benefits are plentiful! Here’s a quick table of different types of yogurts and their nutritional value:

Type of YogurtCalories per servingProtein per servingFat per serving
Greek Yogurt120-15012-15g0-5g
Regular Yogurt70-1106-9g2-3g
Dairy-free yogurt alternative90-1401-6g1.5-8g

Plus, yogurt offers probiotic content for digestion and gut health. Add flavor with honey, granola, nuts, fresh fruit, herbs, and spices. Create a savory dip for vegetables and crackers. Yogurt on the brunch board adds variety and a healthy option. Who needs a relationship when you can have a stack of pancakes and waffles waiting for you?

Pancakes and Waffles

Pancakes and Waffles – a brunch classic that’ll never go away! Cozy up with their fluffy goodness.

Choose between fluffy golden pancakes or crispy waffles – or have both! Top ’em off with fresh fruits, whipped cream, maple syrup, and honey.

Mix and match with other items on your Brunch Board. Take it up a notch by trying different batters like buttermilk or chocolate chip. Add savory twists with bacon or cheese for something unique.

Don’t miss out on this delectable dish! Create your own brunch board with sweet & savory options. Plus, what’s brunch without mimosas before noon? Or Bloody Marys if you’re feeling wild!

Ultimate Brunch Board
Ultimate Brunch Board

Beverage Options for Brunch Board

To complement your Ultimate Brunch Board with a diverse selection of beverages, the section on Beverage Options for Brunch Board with Alcoholic Beverages and Non-alcoholic Beverages will help you quench your thirst. Check out the sub-sections for a variety of drink options that are sure to please all your guests.

Alcoholic Beverages

Alcoholic beverages can truly make brunch a celebration. Here are some popular choices:

  • Sparkling Wine or Champagne – Celebrate with bubbly!
  • Mimosas – Blending sparkling wine & orange juice for a special taste.
  • Bloody Marys – Tomato-based & spicy. Perfect for those who like it hot.
  • Screwdrivers – Vodka & orange juice. Less fizzy & more fun.
  • Margaritas – A classic tequila & lime juice combo.

You can also get creative with your own drinks. But remember to enjoy responsibly. Moderation is key to heart health and can increase good cholesterol levels. And if you’re feeling adventurous, why not try a Bloody Mary and enjoy the salad in your drink?


Spice up your Sunday brunch with innovative alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages!

Make a visually striking table with columns for Cocktail Name, Ingredients and Serve Style. Think Bellini, Bloody Mary and Mimosa.

Add herb-infused simple syrups, or spruce up traditional recipes with flavored vodkas. Choose an option that fits with the season to impact taste perception.

For an extra special touch – pop, fizz, clink with a champagne bottle at 10am.

Champagne and Sparkling Wine

If you’re looking to add some bubbles and a crisp finish to your brunch board, we recommend exploring our .2 Champagne and Sparkling Wine section. Check out the table below for some of our most popular options!

Veuve Clicquot BrutFranceChampagne
La Marca ProseccoItalyProsecco
Chandon RoséCaliforniaSparkling Rosé

Veuve Clicquot Brut is perfect for those searching for something unique and bold. La Marca Prosecco is a great traditional choice with delicate flavors. Lastly, Chandon Rosé is great for those wanting extra something as it boasts sweet yet sophisticated fruity notes.

Effervescent wines have been gaining popularity since the 19th century. They were once only enjoyed by nobles due to high costs, but now can be enjoyed by all for marking special occasions or just adding elegance to a meal. Who needs a Bloody Mary when you can have a virgin mimosa and still feel fancy and slightly buzzed?

Non-alcoholic Beverages

Searching for drinks to serve at your brunch? Here are the top picks for non-alcoholic beverages:

  • Sparkling Water with a squirt of lemon
  • Fresh Orange Juice
  • Cold Brew Coffee
  • Ice Tea with Mint
  • Lemonade sweetened with Honey
  • Virgin Mimosa with Grapefruit Juice and Sparkling Water

Drink up and savor the flavors! Natural fruit juices and honey make the perfect sweetener. Plus, they provide vitamins and minerals. Serve in mason jars or fancy glasses.

Don’t miss this chance to wow your guests. Mix and match different flavors. Let them experience a range of healthy drinks.

Need a caffeine hit before noon? Coffee or tea is the way to go – not shots!

Coffee and Tea

Calling all caffeine-lovers! Get your brunch board ready with hot and refreshing beverages. From Coffee and Black Coffee, to Americano and Latte – plus Tea varieties like Green, Chamomile and Earl Grey.

For extra diversity and personality, try different coffee and tea blends from local markets or specialty stores. Make sure you invest in quality tools like grinders or kettles to get the perfect cup.

Don’t miss out on this essential component for your brunch board. Enjoy the aroma and flavor profiles of premium coffee and tea. Ready to sip?


It’s time to delve into ‘Fresh Juices’ for your Brunch Board. Get invigorating refreshment from quality produce. We’ve chosen an amazing selection of juices. Make your brunch a treat with:

  • Orange Juice: Squeezed and ready to drink!
  • Apple & Ginger: Zingy and kicky.
  • Watermelon & Mint: A thirst-quencher on hot days.
  • Pineapple & Coconut: Tropical and beachy.
  • Blueberry Lemonade: Sweet and bursting with flavor.
  • Carrot & Turmeric: A detox for heavy brunch meals.

Plus, try our signature mocktail recipe – ‘Boozy Berry Blend‘. Berries and fizzy soda create an irresistible mix that will make you feel pleasantly tipsy.

No more dehydration to spoil the fun. Pick from our juices and enjoy good company and yummy food.

A guest found their love for apple-ginger juice at our brunch board. Simple additions can turn someone into a juice lover forever. Why do a green juice cleanse when you can have an awesome boozy brunch smoothie?


Smoothies – A Nutritious Twist For Your Brunch Board!

They’re quick and convenient to make. Plus, you can use many different fruits, veggies, and dairy alternatives. Smoothies provide a refreshing break between other delicious dishes. They are full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals to keep your energy up throughout the day. Also, they’re low calorie, so you can indulge without guilt. Plus, the flavor combinations are endless! Try adding some special ingredients like matcha powder or chia seeds for extra health benefits and flavor.

So don’t miss out – whip up some smoothies today and enjoy the healthful goodness! And don’t forget to add decorative touches to make your brunch board look even more amazing – we always eat with our eyes first!

Ultimate Brunch Board
Ultimate Brunch Board

Decorating and Presentation Tips for Brunch Board

Millennials are embracing the art of presenting brunch in an exquisite way. Here are six tips to help you create a stunning brunch board like a pro!

  • Choose a consistent color palette.
  • Put larger items first. Then add smaller ones around them.
  • Include both sweet and savory foods for contrast.
  • Try artistic touches like herbs, citrus slices, or edible flowers.
  • Vary the shapes and sizes of serving vessels.
  • For a rustic look, use wood cutting boards and slate platters.

Personalize your brunch board depending on the occasion. For Easter, you can add eggs made of chocolate or dyed boiled eggs.

A friend attended a Sunday morning brunch that featured a rustic board. It had homemade waffles with fresh whipped cream and strawberries cut into shapes. Then there were ramekins of raspberries as the perfect zingy accompaniment. It looked amazing!

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a Brunch Board?

A Brunch Board is a large platter or board that features a variety of sweet and savory brunch items. It is a fun and creative way to serve a large group of people for a casual brunch.

2. What are some key elements of the Ultimate Brunch Board?

The key elements of a great Brunch Board include a mix of sweet and savory items, a variety of textures and colors, and plenty of options that cater to different dietary needs, such as gluten-free and vegetarian options.

3. What are some popular items to include on a Brunch Board?

Some popular items to include on a Brunch Board are fresh fruits, cheeses, breads, pastries, dips, spreads, eggs, bacon, sausage, smoked salmon, and vegetables.

4. How do I create a visually appealing Brunch Board?

To create a visually appealing Brunch Board, it’s important to consider the arrangement and spacing of the different items. Use small bowls and ramekins to separate the dips and spreads from the rest of the food, and try to arrange items in a way that complements their colors and textures.

5. Can I customize a Brunch Board to meet specific dietary needs?

Absolutely! When creating a Brunch Board, it’s important to consider the dietary needs of your guests – for example, by including gluten-free bread or vegan dips or spreads.

6. Is it possible to prep a Brunch Board ahead of time?

Yes! Many of the items on a Brunch Board can be prepped ahead of time, such as the dips and spreads, which can be stored in sealable containers in the fridge until ready to use. You can also slice the fruits and vegetables and store them in separate containers until ready to assemble the board.

Oliver Montgomery
Oliver Montgomery

Hi there! I'm Ollie, a grilling and smoking connoisseur with a zest for craft beer. Fishing and barbecue competitions fill my weekends, while weeknights are spent homebrewing in my workshop. Eager to experience bold flavors and perfect pairings with you, let's fire up the grill and embark on a culinary adventure together!