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crostini topped with prosciutto

Favourite Party Crostini

Crostini recipe 4 ways.
5 from 5 votes
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Course: Appetiser
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: crostini, crostini recipes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Servings: 4


  • 1 baguette
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 firm but ripe pear thinly sliced
  • 8 slices of goat cheese
  • 8 slices of prosciutto
  • 6-8 cherry tomatoes quartered
  • 3-4 basil leaves sliced
  • salt
  • 8 slices smoked salmon
  • 1 cup/250 ml double cream/ heavy cream
  • 8 leaves of rocket/arugula
  • chilli infused olive oil optional


  • Slice baguette and toast slices in olive oil in a frying pan until crispy.
  • Combine quartered cherry tomatoes, basil, ½ tsp of olive oil and salt. Set aside.
  • Slice pear and goat cheese. Set aside.
  • Pour double cream in a jam jar and put the lid on, shake until firm for about 5 minutes. Alternatively you can whip it with a hand mixer.

Crostini with pear and goat cheese drizzled with chilli infused olive oil.

  • Top each crostini with 2 thin slices of pear, 1 slice of cheese and drizzle of chilli infused olive oil.

Crostini with cherry tomatoes, basil and sea salt

  • Top each crostini with the mixture of cherry tomatoes and basil.

Crostini with prosciutto and arugula

  • Top each crostini with a slice of prosciutto and one small arugula leaf

Crostini with smoked salmon and whipped cream

  • Top each crostini with a slice of smoked salmon and a small dollop of whipped cream