Food & Drink

Move over charcuterie board! This tiered cheese “cake” is the hot new appetizer every host should know about

You’ve heard of the charcuterie board. You know all about the grazing board. But what if we told you there is a more impressive, lower-effort way to impress (and feed) your guests?

Introducing the cheese cake. No, no, we’re not talking about the phonetically identical classic New York dessert. We’re talking about a gorgeous, tiered marvel complete with brie, goat cheese and berries galore. It’s the cuter, cleverer cousin of your cheese board and certain to be the pièce de résistance of any event you host.

Sold already? Then keep reading to learn how to make your own version of this delightful appetizer.




Soft goat cheese

Crottin de Chavignol










Manuka honey


1. Place one round of brie on a wooden board. Layer a round of goat cheese atop the brie, followed by a round of Crottin de Chavignol. Make sure your cheeses are arranged largest to smallest to achieve a tiered look.

2. Decorate with fruits, herbs and other toppings of your choice.

3. Drizzle manuka honey over your cheese “cake” to finish it off.


Ready to give it a try? Browse our girls’ night invitations, dinner party invitations or cocktail party invitations to plan your own party. Then, check out this Amazon shop for the cutest cheese boards, cocktail picks and more. Have a gouda time!

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