How To Make Individual Charcuterie Cups

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Last Updated on March 26, 2024 by Tracy

When I was at SOBEWFF I experienced the most amazing food and wine! I was so inspired, I came home and recreated my favorite individual charcuterie cups. While this post is sponsored by Florida Milk, my love of blueberries and Florida Milk and this recipe are my own.

How To Make Individual Charcuterie Cups

Did you all catch my epic experiences at South Beach Wine and Food Festival this year? Not only did I get to attend the Best Of The Best and taste test the most incredible eats and wines, but I also served up my chilled blueberry soup to influencers and Food Network stars. YES, Marc Murphy stopped by and tried my soup and chatted with me! I even have the pictures to prove it thanks to my mom ๐Ÿ™‚ She got to attend too and helped with my video and photography. How amazing is that?!

Here are a few of my videos from my South Beach Food and Wine Festival

Have you ever been to South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF) in Miami?

The South Beach Wine and Food Festival typically takes place in late February. Check the official SOBEWFF website for the exact dates for the year you plan to attend.

charcuterie cups at SOBEWFF

Here’s a just a few reasons you should head to South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF) in Miami

Mingle with Celebrity Chefs

SOBEWFF attracts some of the biggest names in the culinary world, including celebrity chefs like Emeril Lagasse, Bobby Flay, and Giada De Laurentiis. Attendees have the chance to watch these chefs in action, attend cooking demonstrations, and even meet them in person.

Sample Gourmet Food and Wine

The festival offers an incredible array of gourmet food and wine from top restaurants and wineries around the world. Attendees can sample dishes from award-winning chefs and taste a wide variety of wines, cocktails, and spirits.

Take Part in Unique Culinary Experiences

SOBEWFF features a diverse range of events and experiences, from elegant wine tastings and intimate dinners to lively beachside parties and cooking competitions. There’s something for everyone, whether you’re a foodie looking to expand your palate or a wine enthusiast seeking new favorites.

Beautiful Location – It’s in Miami!

Miami’s South Beach provides a stunning backdrop for the festival, with its palm-lined beaches, Art Deco architecture, and vibrant atmosphere. Attendees can enjoy the sunshine, relax by the ocean, and explore the city’s cultural and culinary offerings.

Networking Opportunities Galore

For industry professionals, SOBEWFF offers valuable networking opportunities with chefs, restaurateurs, food writers, and industry insiders from around the world. It’s a chance to make connections, exchange ideas, and stay current on trends in the food and beverage industry.

Supporting a Good Cause

Proceeds from SOBEWFF benefit the Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management at Florida International University, providing scholarships and opportunities for aspiring culinary and hospitality students.

charcuterie cups

One of my favorite things at the Best of the Best event at South Beach Wine and Food Festival was the epic charcuterie display by Florida Milk and Magical Charcuterie. The charcuterie cups were great because you could grab one and walk around. Which was perfect, because there was lots of wine options from some of my favorite wineries to be sipped and enjoyed.

individual charcuterie cups

In fact, I loved them so much I tried re-creating them at home. These are perfect for happy hour with friends, easy snack or even a fun meal option. Who doesn’t love picking there favorite snacks off of a stick and eating with their hands?? I know I do! Plus, these are completely customizable to what you are in the mood for that day or what your family enjoys.

how to make charcuterie cups

I recommend making sure you have a variety of food groups on each stick though: fresh produce, cheese and meats. This variety helps balance everything out….and all the colors make them look pretty ๐Ÿ˜‰

Here’s why I love making Individual Charcuterie Cups:

  1. Charcuterie cups are an individualized way to enjoy a charcuterie spread without the need for a large board or plate. They are perfect for any occasion, like SOBEWFF or happy hour at home.
  2. The layered presentation of different meats, cheeses, fruits, and other goodies in a cup creates an eye-catching display. I love that it allows for a variety of colors, textures, and flavors in a single serving.
  3. Charcuterie cups can be tailored to individual preferences and dietary restrictions. Make them into whatever you and your friends may want! Personally, I picked ingredients I saw (and loved) from SOBEWFF.
ingredients for charcuterie cups

Ingredients for your Charcuterie Cups:

Assorted cheeses (such as cheddar, brie, or gouda)
Assorted cured meats (such as salami, prosciutto, or pepperoni)
Breadsticks or crackers
Olives and pickles
Fresh fruits and veggies
Dried fruit
Optional: spreads or dips (such as mustard, hummus, or fig jam)

charcuterie cups instructions

How To Make Individual Charcuterie Cups:

Start by preparing your ingredients. Slice the cured meats and cheeses into bite-sized pieces. Wash and dry any fruits or vegetables.
Choose serving cups or serving sticks that are suitable for individual portions. These can be plastic cups, glass jars, or any food-safe vessel that you prefer.
Begin layering the ingredients on the sticks and place them into the for serving cup.
Charcuterie cups can be prepared ahead of time to allow for more time for you to relax and mingle with friends at your next gathering.

Now, I do love a good charcuterie board too, but I also love the individual cups, they are perfect for grabbing one and not having to stay in the kitchen and hover over the board if you don’t want to.

What is one of your favorite charcuterie ingredients?

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