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Baked camembert in a pot with toasted bread

Baked camembert

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 - 6

Oven-cook your favourite soft cheese until gooey for this last-minute crowd-pleaser. An easy recipe for a dinner party or when entertaining at Christmas

Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal125
fat10g
saturates6g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein9g
low insalt0.64g
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Ingredients

  • 250g camembert or brie, or other similar cheese
  • 1 tbsp vermouth, or dry white wine, or kirsch
  • 2 thyme sprigs
  • pinch of dried chilli flakes
  • crackers or toasted bread, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6.

  • STEP 2

    Unwrap 250g camembert, brie or similar from its packaging, then place back into its box. Tie string around the box to secure.

  • STEP 3

    Slash the cheese a few times and top with 1 tbsp vermouth, dry white wine or kirsch, 2 thyme sprigs and a pinch of dried chilli flakes.

  • STEP 4

    Bake on a baking tray for 20 mins until gooey. Serve with toasted bread or crackers for dipping.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2011

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