Easy Baked Camembert Recipes

4 quick and easy camembert toppers

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Jazz up baked camembert with one of these smart toppings. Four simple entertaining ideas for the festive season


Check out these super simple baked camembert recipes. We’ve come up with four quick and easy ways to top your baked camembert this Christmas including mushroom and truffle, baked camembert with garlic, pine nuts and rosemary, and a baked camembert recipe with maple pecans.

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How to bake camembert

To bake the camembert, heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Take the lid off the boxed camembert and remove any wrapping.

Put the cheese back in the base, and put the base inside the upturned lid. Put on a baking tray, cut a few slits in the top and bake for 15 minutes until melted. Simply top your camembert with one of these delicious recipes!



  • shop-bought boxed camembert

Mushroom, tarragon and truffle baked camembert recipe

Fry a handful of wild mushrooms in butter until golden, then stir in 1 tbsp chopped tarragon.

Top the baked camembert with the mushrooms and a drizzle of truffle oil.

Mushroom, tarragon and truffle camembert topper recipe

Baked camembert with garlic, pine nuts and rosemary

Heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan then gently cook 2 tbsp pine nuts until light golden.

Stir in one sliced clove of garlic and cook for a minute then stir in 1 tbsp chopped rosemary and cook for a further minute.

Spoon over the baked camembert and scatter with chopped flat-leaf parsley.

Pine nut, rosemary and garlic camembert topper

Cranberry, port and thyme baked camembert recipe

Put 100g frozen cranberries, 2 tbsp caster sugar and a splash of port in a pan.

Heat until the sugar dissolves, then simmer until the cranberries are jammy. Stir in a few pinches of thyme leaves and spoon on top of the baked camembert.

Cranberry, port and thyme camembert topper recipe

Maple pecans baked camembert recipe

Put a handful of pecan halves in a small pan with 3 tbsp of maple syrup and 1 tbsp soft brown sugar.

Heat until the sugar melts and the pecans are glazed. Spoon on top of the baked camembert.

Maple pecans camembert topper recipe

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