Honey and Tangerine Whipped Goat Cheese Crostini

Tangy goat cheese, fresh tangerine juice and honey are whipped together to create a delicious crostini topping that is perfect for entertaining.
Honey Whipped Goat Cheese Crostini - The Lemon BowlGoat cheese is one of my favorite cheeses of all time. Tangy, creamy and extremely versatile – I could eat it every single day. While I typically use goat cheese in savory dishes, I know it also works well in sweets. In fact, one of the best cheesecakes I’ve ever had was made with goat cheese instead of the traditional cream cheese. For the love.

Baby Shower for Audra - The Lemon BowlToday we are hosting a surprise virtual baby shower for my friend Audra who is expecting her first baby – a boy!! – early next year. I had the pleasure of meeting Audra (pictured above on the left next to Aggie) earlier this year at Food Blog Forum in Orlando. She was newly pregnant, I was 4 months and Aggie was about 5 1/2 months along so we all bonded instantly.

Audra and AggieIf you’ve never met Audra in person, she is exactly as you would expect – bubbly, friendly, outgoing and kind. She was completely glowing and exuding happiness. I could not be more thrilled for her and her family!!

Honey Whipped Goat Cheese Bite - The Lemon BowlHoney and Tangerine Whipped Goat Cheese Crostini are the ideal two-bite appetizer for any party or get together. Creamy goat cheese, sweet honey and bright tangerine juice are whipped together to create an addictive crostini topping that would be just as delicious as a dip for fresh fruit or eating alone with a giant spoon…. :)

Happy Baby Shower Audra!!! xoxoxo

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Honey and Tangerine Whipped Goat Cheese Crostini
 
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Tangy goat cheese, fresh tangerine juice and honey are whipped together to create a delicious crostini topping that is perfect for entertaining.
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Serves: 15
Ingredients
  • 30 slices French baguette bread - ½ in. thick
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 oz goat cheese - softened to room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed tangerine juice (orange works too)
  • 30 raspberries - garnish
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil. Brush baguette slices with olive oil and spread out evenly on pan.
  2. Bake until golden brown, 7-9 minutes. Let cool slightly before assembling.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together softened goat cheese, honey and tangerine juice until light and fluffy. (Feel free to use a hand mixer or immersion blender to make this easier.)
  4. Spread honey whipped goat cheese mixture evenly on all 30 slices and place on a platter. Top each crostini with a raspberry before serving.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 crostini Calories: 130 Fat: 6.9 g Saturated fat: 2.7 g Unsaturated fat: 4.2 g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 13.6 g Sugar: 6 g Sodium: 133 mg Fiber: 1.2 g Protein: 4.1 g Cholesterol: 7 mg

 

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Comments

  1. says

    Aw Liz, one you are enough of a super-mom to have managed to swing this just a few weeks after having your own little bundle.

    I just want to point out that that picture above from FBF was the DAY I found out I was pregnant! I was so happy to cling to the other preggos to find out what I could and couldn’t eat- Ha! I clearly was too excited to keep it a secret :)

    These crostini are so beautiful and right up my alley. I love fruit and cheese anything- such a great idea for holiday entertaining! xoxoxo

  2. says

    I LOVE goat cheese in anything savory and sweet, too! I just bought silicone molds for these little Chevre cheesecakes I want to make… this post makes me think I should grab an extra log of cheese, now! So lovely to “meet” you through Audra!

  3. says

    I’ll admit I’m still coming around on goat cheese in savory applications, but I am a big fan in sweet applications. These are the perfect party app, and oh man are those raspberries gorgeous!

  4. says

    SO cute that you were all pregnant around the same time!! Somehow I never realized that…bad math skillz.

    Oh what I wouldn’t give for a bite of these crostini…goat cheese is my life.

  5. says

    I saw your posting on Instagram and made them immediately for a small gathering I was hosting. DELICIOUS. I love that they’re kind of unique, but use basic ingredients. Thanks for the great idea, Liz!

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