Mother’s Day Grazing Board

Mother’s Day Grazing Board And How To Make One.

Hello friends, happy Friday. So how are you today? Are you planning anything special for Mother’s Day?

My kids wanted to do something nice for me but I am at work. So we are planning something nice for another day. How about you?

Impress your mother on Mother’s Day with a beautiful and delicious grazing board. Get creative with a variety of cheeses, fruits, crackers, and charcuterie, and make a special day even more memorable.

Follow these simple tips and tricks to create a stunning Mother’s Day grazing board that will be sure to wow.

Mother's Day Grazing Board

Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day is a holiday honouring the family’s mother or anyone you call mum. This year, the UK will celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, March 19th.

So today I am sharing some ideas on how to make a homemade grazing board for Mother’s Day. 

Grazing platters have gained popularity recently; you can make this a few hours in advance and store it in the refrigerator, cakes in a tin, etc. So how does one create a lovely grazing board?

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Mother’s Day Grazing Board:

Mother’s Day Grazing Board And How To Make One.

A cheerful and enjoyable way to mark this important day is with a Mother’s Day grazing board. This is how you create one:


  • Various kinds of cheese, such as hard, soft, and semi-soft brie, blue, etc
  • Black or green olives, radishes, cucumber, peppers, or any favourite salad items
  • A variety of cured meats such as prosciutto, ham, chicken, salami, or pepperoni
  • Selection of fruits such as figs, grapes, strawberries, sliced apples, blackberries, or raspberries
  • Some kinds of bread or crackers 
  • Nuts, almonds, cashews, walnuts, almonds, cashews,
  • Tasty dips such as hummus, guacamole, chutney, pickles, honey
  • Various candies mini cakes or  chocolates 
  • Herbs and fresh flowers for decoration

How To Make A Mother’s Day Grazing Board:

Mother’s Day Grazing Board And How To Make One.

How do you make a homemade grazing board in 7 steps?

  1. First, Start With The Meat. 
  2. Secondly, Scatter The Cheese. 
  3. Thirdly, Add Fruit. 
  4. Fourthly, Fill The Gaps With Bread.
  5. Fifth, Add Nuts.
  6. Sixth, Add Dips. 
  7. Seventh, Add The Treats.
  8. Last But Not Least Cocktails.

Start With Your Base.

To assemble your grazing board, think about how big you want it. Use a roomy, flat surface so you can spread everything out. It works well to use a wooden cutting board or serving plate.

First, Start With The Meat. 

Add the cured meats, folding or fan-arranging them to create appealing shapes. Why not make them into flower shapes? 

Like these Pink Lady Cinnamon Roses And How To Make Some but in meat instead of apples.

Secondly, Scatter The Cheese. 

On the board, arrange your cheeses. Allowing enough room between each type. For convenient eating, think about chopping some into bite-sized pieces.

Cut brie into triangles and leave it in a circle. These Cheese Crisps are a sweet addition. Cheese Crisps. Another great ideas is a Baked Figs, California Walnuts, And Camembert

Add Fruit:

Thirdly, Add Fruit. 

Place your fruit among the meats and cheeses. To make your board visually appealing, be sure to include a range of colours and textures. How fun are these Chocolate Dipped Strawberries?

Fourthly, Fill The Gaps With Bread. 

Crackers, bread, and nuts can be used to fill up the gaps. Try slicing a bagel into small pieces after toasting them.

Fifth, Add Nuts. 

Get inventive with your presentation by making small heaps of nuts or arranging them in geometric shapes. These Maple Glazed Cocktail Nuts are so yummy.

Add Dips:

Sixth, Add Dips. 

Place small bowls of dips, such as hummus or guacamole, on the board. You might also like this recipe;

How To Make Toasted Garlic Hummus With Radishes And Pitta Bread. A perfectly portable healthy snack that the whole family will love.

The crunchy, peppery radishes go perfectly with the garlicy hummus. How To Make Toasted Garlic Hummus With Radishes And Pitta Bread.

Seventh, Add The Treats. 

Add Some Chocolate Last. Or mini Cakes. To complete the presentation, add some chocolate and candies to the board. For an additional visual touch, think about sprinkling some fresh flowers or herbs around the edges. Macarons are always a good idea.

How To Make Macarons: 4 Recipes To Try.

Although making macarons can be a little challenging, with persistence and skill, you can produce lovely and delicious macarons. So yummy. How To Make Macarons.

These BerryWorld Fruity Meringues: Afternoon Tea. Are pretty special too.

These classic meringues are topped with cool whipped cream and your choice of berries, they also make a delicious pudding or afternoon treat. BerryWorld Fruity Meringues.

Red Wine


Last But Not Least Cocktails.

As a special treat, serve your Mother’s Day nibbling board with some cocktails, mocktails, champagne, prosecco, or wine.

Here are a few ideas:

Firslty, Heston’s Plum Fizz.

So are you planning any parties or family get-togethers? Or maybe you are also looking for a nice weekend treat?

Fancy making this cocktail recipe up? Heston’s plum fizz. How neat!? Hestons Plum Fizz for anyone who loves plums. So tasty.

Secondly, Passion Fruit Bellini Cocktails.

Passion Fruit, champagne and orange liqueur. Oh my, I love anything with passion fruit in it. Passion Fruit Bellini Cocktails. So beautiful too.

Last But Not Least, Raspberry Champagne Cocktail.

A delicious Champagne cocktail, perfect for Dinner parties, Christmas or Valentine’s Day. Anyone who loves raspberries will love this Raspberry Champagne Cocktail. So sweet,

How To Make A Mother’s Day Grazing Board:

How far in advance can you make a grazing board? You can prepared a grazing board the day before by washing fruit, making hummus etc. But put everything in sperate boxes and get everything out and set up when needed.

So what do you think? Do you also fancy making a Mother’s Day Grazing Board?

Photo by Anto Meneghini on Unsplash

Mother's Day Grazing Board.

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  1. 27 April 2023 / 05:18

    This is a great Mother’s Day board. I’ll have to make one on Mother’s Day.