Strawberry and Blueberry Bruschetta

YIELD: Makes approx. 18 pieces

INGREDIENTS

For Bruschetta:

2 T

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olive oil

2 T

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honey

1 loaf

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French bread

,

cut into approx. 3/4" slices

For Honey Whipped Goat Cheese:

1 (8 oz.) log

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goat cheese

,

room temperature

1/4 cup

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honey

1 T

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cream or whole milk

1/4 tsp.

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cinnamon

1/8 tsp.

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nutmeg

For Fruit:

1 cup

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strawberries

,

hulled and thinly sliced

1 cup

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blueberries

2 T

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honey

zest of 1 orange and 2 T fresh orange juice

additional honey for serving

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 300°F.

Stir together 2 T olive oil and 2 T honey, lightly brush each side of the bread slices and place on the sheet pan. Bake for approx. 16 minutes, until golden and toasted, turning once halfway through, let cool.

Using either a mixer or food processor, mix all the Honey Whipped Goat Cheese ingredients until smooth and well combined, chill.

Toss the strawberry slices, blueberries, honey, orange zest, and orange juice together.

Evenly divide the goat cheese mixture between the bread slices and top with the fruit. Serve with additional honey for drizzling.

TIP

You can prepare all of the components of this dish beforehand and assemble at the last minute.