20 Tiered Terrine Recipes to Try Now (2024)

What’s not to love about an artfully layered creation? From cakes to dips to homemade candy bars, there’s just something about the presentation that makes stacked food so irresistible. Ready to do your own layering and building? Enjoy these 20 tiered terrine recipes ranging from sweet to savory.

1. Tropical Ice Cream Terrine: Fresh fruit and sweetened condensed milk are all you need to create our mango-kiwi-strawberry terrine. It’s like a tropical vacation for your taste buds. (via Brit + Co)

2. Baked Dark Chocolate Terrine: Reminiscent of a large, flourless brownie, we’d gladly dig into a slice of this ganache-topped terrine. The candied orange slices adorning the top echo the flavor of the Earl Grey tea infused in the batter. (via The Kiwi Cook)

3. Caramel Pear Terrine: As artfully sliced pears soften, a delicious caramel syrup forms over the top to create a stunning, scrumptious dessert, which errs on the healthier side. (via Martha Stewart)

4. Frozen Chocolate-Peanut Butter Terrine: We’ve got our spoons ready to dive into this delish chocolate and peanut butter dessert. Prefer Nutella? Sub the famous spread for peanut butter and hazelnuts for peanuts. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

5. Summer Squash Terrine (Vegan): A DIY cashew “ricotta” and summer produce combine to create a tasty vegan terrine. This makes for a great meal when paired with a simple green or fresh tomato-basil salad. (via The Raw + The Cooked)

7. Gorgonzola, Fig and Pecan Terrine: Serve this stunning appetizer as a cheese ball alternative at your next get-together. (via There’s a Newf in My Soup!)

7. Leek Terrine: Gorgeous rings of fresh, green leeks pop against the stark white goat cheese and crème fraîche that binds everything together. (via Saveur)

8. Smoked Salmon Terrine With Dill and Lemon Cream: We love this layered presentation of salmon and cream cheese. Try it with homemade bagels for breakfast or serve it alongside seedy crackers as an appetizer. (via Taste)

10. Pomegranate and Grapefruit Sorbet Terrine: Store-bought fruit pops and pomegranate seeds are transformed into this bright terrine in practically no time at all. (via Bakers Royale)

11. Beet and Goat Cheese Jewels: Who could resist this edible ombré? (via 7970 Miles)

12. Pâté de Campagne en Sous Vide: Get ready to prepare your own charcuterie at home. Go high tech using a sous vide or keep it old school with a bain-marie (water bath). Either technique will yield one tasty, traditional French terrine. (via Our Daily Brine)

13. Coffee Ice Cream Sandwich Terrine: Enjoy this double-decker ice cream sandwich — spoon highly recommended. (via Nestle)

14. Lobster and Avocado Terrine With Arañitas: Serve this indulgent terrine made with luscious, sweet lobster and creamy avocado cubes topped with crispy plantains as an hors d’oeuvre or salad course. (via Alta Editions)

15. Nicoise Terrine: Layer tuna, tomatoes, beans, olives and more to create a to-go version of a classic French salad. We’re bringing these on our next glamping trip! (via Martha Stewart)

16. Sweet and Salty Ice Cream Terrine: Your favorite ice cream flavor — Chubby Hubby — is a handsome choice. Plus, crushed pretzels and caramel sauce make one heck of a salty-sweet treat. (via Cookies and Cups)

17. Terrine of Potato, Goat Cheese and Beets With Citrus Vinaigrette: Tangy goat cheese and a lovely citrus vinaigrette brighten up root veggies in this terrine — a delightful dinnertime cure for dreary winter weather. (via Florida Citrus)

18. Dark Chocolate Terrine With a Pecan Nut Brittle: The fudge-y dark chocolate layer would be decadent enough on its own, but a crown of crunchy, caramel-y pecan brittle makes it totally over-the-top and totally irresistible. (via Photo Studio Seven)

19. Grilled Vegetable Terrine (Vegan): Try this grilled veggie terrine version of ratatouille tonight. You won’t be sorry. (via Tales of a Kitchen)

20. Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream Terrine: Crème de menthe transforms plain ol’ vanilla ice cream into a spiked treat worthy of a St. Patrick’s Day celebration. For a kid-friendly treat, simply swap out the liquor-spiked ice cream and morsels with store-bought mint chip. (via Baked Bree)

Are you ready to tackle a tiered terrine now? Which type — savory or sweet — piques your interest most? Let’s peel back the layers below!

Heather Sage

Heather Sage is a gluten-free recipe developer and freelance writer living in Orlando by way of the Silicon Valley. When she isn’t playing around with alternative flours in the kitchen, she can be found tackling DIY projects around the house or exploring her neighborhood. Check out her gluten-free recipe blog, A Sage Amalgam.

20 Tiered Terrine Recipes to Try Now (2024)


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