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Baked camembert with balsamic strawberries

7 June 2018 (Last Updated: 29 April 2019)

Baked camembert with balsamic strawberries is a delicious summer appetizer, very quick to make. It looks very impressive and tastes amazing. Imagine a piece of fresh, crunchy baguette dipped in gooey cheese, delicious sweet-sour sauce, and sweet roasted strawberries. Your guests will be thrilled!

Baked camembert with balsamic strawberries, close up
Baked camembert with balsamic strawberries

Baked camembert with balsamic strawberries

Delicious summer appetizer, very quick to make. It looks very impressive and tastes amazing. Imagine a piece of fresh, crunchy baguette dipped in gooey cheese and delicious sweet – sour sauce from roasted strawberries. Your guests will be thrilled!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 big servings
Calories 465kcal
Author Aleksandra

Ingredients

camembert and strawberries:

  • 1 wheel camembert / brie cheese 250g / 9 oz
  • 1 cup strawberries halved, 135g / 4.8 oz
  • 1 heaped tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar good quality!
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice or 1.5 teaspoons lemon juice
  • a large pinch of salt and black pepper

to serve:

  • pistachios roasted and salted, cut into smaller pieces
  • fresh oregano or mint leaves
  • fresh baguette not optional!

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 190 °C / 375 °F / Gas Mark 5.
  • Wash the strawberries, cut large and medium strawberries in half, leave small ones whole.
  • In a small bowl, mix honey, balsamic vinegar and lime juice together, season with salt and pepper, mix with the strawberries.
  • Using a knife, score the top rind of the cheese.
  • The cheese and strawberries should be baked simultaneously, but in separate rimmed baking dishes.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes, until the cheese is warm and runny inside and the strawberries tender but retain their shape.
  • Transfer the cheese onto a plate, place strawberries on top.
  • Pour the sauce from roasted strawberrie into a small bowl and put for a moment (2-3 mins) in a freezer to thicken.
  • Pour the syrup over the strawberries, sprinkle with pistachios and decorate with oregano or mint leaves. Serve right away, the cheese must be warm.
  • Bon Appetit!

Notes

Calories count = 1 serving, not including the baguette

Nutrition

Calories: 465kcal
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine French, international
Keyword balsamic vinegar, brie, camembert, honey, strawberries

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