50 Beautifully Sweet Platters and Boards for Family, Friends, Holidays, and Any Occasion
Delight your family, friends, and guests—on holidays or any day—with beautiful boards full of scrumptious sweets.
With Kellie Hemmerly’s creative and gorgeous Dessert Boards, you can take the exciting trend of artfully composed food platters and boards in an entirely sweet new direction. The more than 50 easy-to-make boards in Kellie’s book are kid- and family-friendly, but grownups surely will love these dessert boards, too, whether the boards are served for a holiday party, a weekend visit from family or friends, or simply as a sweet finish to an everyday dinner.
The boards feature a stunning variety of sweet treats, from baked things like bars, cookies, shortbreads, bundt cakes, and mini pies, to fresh and colorful fruits of all kinds, to truffles, candies, s’mores, and more. The recipes include:
- Cake for Breakfast Board
- Pick Your Flag Colors Celebration Board
- Picnic in the Park Board
- Carnival Treats Board
- Game Day Sweets Board
- DIY Pudding Bar Board
- Dessert Nacho Board
- Birthday Confetti Board
The book also includes platters that focus on healthier sweets, such as fruits, yogurts, and granola bars, perfect for breakfast, brunch, and after-school or after-work snacks. There are inventive boards for people who love to bake as well as quick-fix boards that can be built from store-bought goods—everything you need to bring smiles to your family and friends and some extra sweetness to your life.
Harvard Common Press, 9780760372838, 144pp.
Publication Date: November 2, 2021
About the Author
Kellie Hemmerly is the talented cook, writer, and photographer behind the popular blog The Suburban Soapbox: A Good Life Tastes Great, which focuses on family-friendly and healthy recipes, many of which are desserts, baking, and sweets creations. She has been a frequent contributor to NBC's "Today Food Club" at Today.com and her work has been featured on the websites of People magazine and Better Homes and Gardens, among many others. She lives with her family near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.