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Seed crackers with Castello® whipped cream cheese and strawberries

Seed crackers with Castello® whipped cream cheese and strawberries

Cook 10 mins 4 portions

There is an art to creating the perfect bite-sized snack that is both delicious and visually appealing. Treat yourself to these seed crackers with whipped cream cheese and strawberries, all enhanced by fragrant basil and a hint of balsamic glaze. It is a delightful blend of textures and flavours that promises a gourmet snacking experience right at home. Whether you are hosting a brunch, looking for an elegant appetiser, or simply craving something delicious, this recipe is your ticket to a quick yet sophisticated treat.

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1. Spread a thick layer of whipped cream cheese on each seed cracker.

2. Cut each strawberry into three slices and place one slice on each cracker.

3. To add an extra touch of flavour and presentation, garnish the crackers with fresh basil leaves.

4. Drizzle balsamic glaze over the crackers for a delightful finish.

A simple and satisfying serving of crackers with whipped cream cheese

Indulge in divine flavours and textures with these exquisite seed crackers. The softness of whipped cream cheese harmoniously pairs with the freshness of strawberries. Add the aromatic touch of basil and finish it all off with a sweet and tangy hint of balsamic glaze. Every bite is a delightful meld of creamy, crunchy, sweet, and savoury. You should also have a look at our recipes for Belgian waffles with Castello® original whipped cream cheese and savoury churros with Castello® pepper whipped cream cheese.

Get creative

While our recipe offers a proven delicious combination, do not be afraid to get inventive. Try adding slices of kiwi for a tangy twist, sprinkling some crushed nuts for added crunch, or using blueberries for a burst of colour and tartness. Exploring different herbs like mint can also offer a fresh variation.

Tips & Tricks

Ensure that the whipped cream cheese is at room temperature, as this makes it easier to spread. While adding the balsamic glaze, use a spoon or a pipette for precision and avoid making the crackers soggy. Choose ripe but firm strawberries. They will give the right sweetness without making the crackers mushy.

  • What to put on seed crackers?

    Spread a generous layer of whipped cream cheese and top with fresh strawberry slices. For a final flourish, you can garnish with fresh basil and finish it off with a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

  • What goes well with cream cheese on seed crackers?

    Fresh fruit like strawberries or blueberries, aromatic herbs like basil or mint, and a drizzle of syrups or glaze pair beautifully with cream cheese on seed crackers.

  • How to serve seed crackers with whipped cream cheese and strawberries?

    Arrange the cream cheese spread crackers on a plate, top each with a strawberry slice, garnish with basil, and drizzle some balsamic glaze for an elegant finish. You can also arrange them separately on small platters.