Butter Boards: The Charcuterie Trend of 2023

Obsessed with butter? Try the new food trend of summer: butter boards! Top with fresh herbs and veggies or seasonal fruits and drizzles—these make stunning spreads for any occasion!

If you're a serious foodie and love to keep up with the latest food trends, you've probably already perfected the art of your charcuterie boards, but let's butter things up…

There is a new trend in town: butter boards!

Butter boards are perfect for gatherings, parties, or even just for a little #TreatYourSelf moment at home. Start with a gourmet butter, add some toppings and then mix and match to create a multitude of delicious bites and flavors. Whether you are a sweet or savory person, this is the trend you need to try at your summertime parties. These boards are extremely versatile, simple to put together, and showcase the best of seasonal produce. Plus, warm summer months mean fresh herbs, edible flowers, and juicy fruits that can all be used to enhance the flavors and aesthetics of a stunning, vibrant butter board.

Add a little butter to your summer with our AeroGarden Herb-Infused Butter Board Recipe:


  • Red onion
  • Basil (or your favorite herbs)
  • Honey
  • Sliced almonds
  • Lavender
  • Snapdragon
  • Dianthus
  • Gourmet butter (salted)
  • Bread


  1. Taking a charcuterie board of your choice, start by softening your butter to the point it is malleable but can still keep shape. Using the back of a spoon or a butter knife, smear the butter around the board to form soft peaks and little valleys. Think of it like creating buttery swirls across your board.
  2. Next, top the spread butter with an array of toppings, such as thinly sliced red onion, fresh basil or other herbs, drizzles of honey, sliced almonds for crunch, and even edible flowers like lavender, snapdragon, and dianthus for a touch of elegance. Arrange everything in an aesthetically pleasing way, and voila! Your butter board is ready to impress! herbs
  3. To enjoy the butter board, simply spread some of the gourmet butter on a slice of bread, and top it with your desired toppings.

NOTE: Feel free to mix your own favorite herbs and ingredients to infuse your buttery creations. Butter makes for a great foundational flavor that can support any flavor index you want to create!