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Fresh Summer Cheese Platter by The BakerMama

Fresh Summer Cheese Platter

  • Author: The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Delight your guests with a gorgeous and delicious Fresh Summer Cheese Platter. Layered with cheeses, meats and fruits and served with crispy crostini, it’s a feast for the senses!


  • 4 tomatoes on the vine
  • 1 cantaloupe
  • 7 slices prosciutto
  • 1 (4 ounces) log goat cheese with garlic & herb
  • 1 (3 ounce) container fresh basil
  • 1 (8 ounce) container fresh mozzarella “cherry size” ciliegine, drained
  • 1 (10 ounce) container petite medley snacking tomatoes
  • 6 genoa salami & provolone rolls
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup cherries
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan & basil infused olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
  • sea salt
  • crostini, for serving


  1. Start by washing the tomatoes on the vine and cutting them into thin slices. Cut the cantaloupe into thin wedges.
  2. On a large serving platter, place the sliced tomatoes.
  3. Wrap each cantaloupe wedge with a slice of prosciutto and arrange them on the platter.
  4. Place the goat cheese on the platter.
  5. Arrange several leaves of fresh basil all over the bottom of the platter.
  6. Place the ciliegine on top of the basil.
  7. Slice the snacking tomatoes in half and arrange them on the platter.
  8. Put the salami and provolone roll-ups in various places on the platter.
  9. Add the blackberries, blueberries and cherries.
  10. Arrange additional ingredients all over the platter.
  11. Drizzle it all with olive oil and balsamic glaze then sprinkle with sea salt.
  12. Serve with crostini.


Platter can be prepped a day in advance, up to the point of drizzling with olive oil and balsamic glaze, covered and stored in the refrigerator until ready to garnish and serve.