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Birthday charcuterie board with lots of colorful candy
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Birthday Charcuterie Board

A birthday charcuterie board is a cute way to spice up a birthday party. With all of the bright colors, yummy treats, and fun decorations, it will be the hit of the party.
Birthday cake is good and everything, but I like to switch things up. Having a dessert charcuterie board is a new and exciting way to celebrate a birthday. They are especially fun to decorate according to the theme of the birthday party.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Sweet Treats
Cuisine: American
Keyword: birthday, charcuterie
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 469kcal
Cost: $20


  • 1 charcuterie board of your choosing


  • 3 mini cakes (we use gluten-free bundt cakes)
  • 10 ounces marshmallows in a variety of styles
  • 1 package bubble yum tape
  • 10 ounces cotton candy
  • 2 tablespoons birthday sprinkles
  • 3 ounces bubble gum balls
  • 8 ounces candied popcorn
  • 6 suckers


  • Start by placing tiny cake stands on the charcuterie board with the little cakes on top
  • Put cotton candy in a few spots around the board
  • Add bubble gum balls to a pretty bowl and add it to the board
  • Put marshmallows and candied popcorn in different spots around the board
  • Use 6 inch pieces of bubble gum tape to make curls like party ribbon and place them around the board
  • Stick suckers into the cotton candy throughout the board
  • Sprinkle the board with sprinkles for a fun finish!



Pro Tip: Use candles with the number of how old the birthday person is turning!

How do you store leftovers?

It all depends on what birthday treats you choose to put on your birthday charcuterie board. Candies are easy to store. The gum balls, bubble yum tape, popcorn, suckers, and other candies are fine to leave as is. You will want to put plastic wrap over the board to keep it fresher, especially with the small cakes. You can take your time eating the candy (eat the cotton candy faster as it will get stale), but the small cakes should last about 4 days.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 110g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 86g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg