Roasted grape and cream cheese bruschetta

August 12, 2023 (Last Updated: August 10, 2023)
Roasted grape and cream cheese bruschetta

Roasted grape and cream cheese bruschetta is not your conventional starter, but it sure is a delicious flavour combo to try!

Roasted grape and cream cheese bruschetta

By Kate Turner Serves: 4-6
Total Time: 1 hour


  • The roasted grapes
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar 
  • 1½  tsp brown sugar
  • ½  tsp coarse sea salt 
  • ½ tsp black pepper 
  • 500 g seedless red or black grapes, picked
  • The cheese
  • 250 g cream cheese
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • The bruschetta
  • ½ loaf farm-style bread, thickly sliced 
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 6 basil sprigs


For the roasted grapes


Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper.


Toss through the grapes and allow to marinate for 30 minutes.


Preheat oven to 200°C. Spread the grapes out onto a baking tray and roast for 20–25 minutes, until they are just bursting.

For the cheese


Whisk together the cream cheese, lemon zest and some salt and pepper, until fully combined and the mixture is soft and spreadable.

For the bruschetta


Preheat the grill.


Brush the bread slices with olive oil and grill until toasted.


Spread with cream cheese, top with roasted grapes and garnish with basil. Serve immediately.

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Recipes & styling: Kate Turner

Photography: K-leigh Siebritz

Recipe styled by: Kate Turner

Recipe photographer: K-leigh Siebritz

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