This pancake charcuterie board is the perfect way to spice up breakfast or brunch. With mini pancakes and other breakfast foods, this is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day so why not go all out? A breakfast charcuterie board with all your favorite toppings is the best way to take your breakfast to the next level.
I love making charcuterie boards because they’re so easy and they always turn out amazing. A small charcuterie board is great for a few people but if I’m feeding a big crowd I always making a grazing table.
Another thing I love about charcuterie board is how easy they are to customize and cater to dietary restrictions or picky eaters. My gluten-free charcuterie board and my easy vegan charcuterie board are perfect options if you have to adjust to specific needs.
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This breakfast board is no different than other charcuterie boards in the sense that you can top it with whatever you want. My favorite breakfast foods for this recipe are our ebelskivers, frozen waffles in the air fryer and easy air fryer sausage patties. You can even go crazy and add our school breakfast pizza.
Is a charcuterie board good for brunch?
Yes! A charcuterie board is perfect for brunch. Charcuterie boards work for almost any occasion but there’s nothing better than an aesthetic arrangement of yummy foods for a brunch outing. Wash your brunch board down with my virgin mimosas to for the perfect extra touch.
What do you put on a pancake platter?
There’s a lot of different things you can put on a pancake board depending on your breakfast preferences but here are my suggestions. See the recipe card for the full list of ingredients.
A key ingredient on a pancake board is pancakes. Our gluten-free pancakes and oat flour pancakes work great. Our Christmas pancakes, gingerbread pancakes and reindeer pancakes are fun for a holiday themed board.
I like making them into mini pancakes or silver dollar pancakes because they’re easier to arrange. Chocolate chips, blueberries, maple syrup (also, here is a substitute for maple syrup list of 10 options), etc. are all great pancake toppings.
How do you arrange a pancake charcuterie board?
There’s really no wrong way to arrange a breakfast board but here are some guidelines I follow. See the recipe card for the full instructions.
Expert tips and FAQs
You can keep pancakes warm by placing them in the oven on the warm feature and adding to your charcuterie board as needed. This helps keep your pancakes warm without having to heat the whole board.
Yes pancakes are a great make-ahead food. You can make them a day ahead and store them in the fridge or further in advance and freeze them. Simply reheat when you’re ready to serve and they taste no different.
Cheese platters aren’t typically a breakfast food but cheddar cheese seems to be a classic choice for breakfast. Serve with sausage, eggs, or bacon. Another great option is cream cheese served with bagels.
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Pancake Charcuterie Board
- small prepared pancakes
- 1 package Bacon, sausage and/or ham (cooked)
- 6 ounces fresh berries
- 3 ounces chocolate chips
- 3 ounces marshmallows
- 2 small jars of jam or spread
- 1 cup syrup
- Step 1: Place large items like pancakes and bacon on the board
- Step 2: Add jam and syrup, chocolate chips, marshmallows and small fruits to small bowls and place the small bowls around the board wherever you see fit
- Step 3: Add large fruits