Baked Camembert En Croûte


A puff pastry-wrapped parcel containing a whole, baked Camembert, adorned with dried cranberries and walnuts. What a treat! Recipe for 4 people, ready in 25 minutes.

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Baked Camembert en croûte
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2015-01-13, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 25 minutes.

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Updated at: 28-08-2023

25 minutes 4 people Desserts
Baked Camembert en croûte


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  • A whole Camembert
  • Handful of dried cranberries
  • 8 walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 3 square sheets of puff pastry
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Flour
Baked Camembert en croûte ingredients
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  • Oven + baking tray
  • Baking parchment
  • Rolling pin
  • Silicone brush

Baked Camembert En Croûte

25 minutes 4 people Desserts

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Preparing the pastry 10 minutes

Heat the oven to a temperature of 200 degrees Celsius. Line a baking tray with baking parchment. Defrost 3 square sheets of puff pastry. Dust the work surface with some flour.

Roll out the puff pastry sheets and make 1 large sheet by sticking the 3 smaller puff pastry sheets together. Use a silicone brush and an the yolk of 1 egg to do this.

Place the Camembert in the centre of the puff pastry. Mix the walnuts with a handful of dried cranberries.

Cover the top of the camembert with the cranberries and walnuts, then sprinkle over 1 tablespoon of caster sugar.  

Baked Camembert en croûte
Baked Camembert en croûte

Baking the Camembert en croûte 15 minutes

Neatly fold the pastry to encase the Camembert, making a parcel. Use more egg yolk to seal the package if it looks like it doesn't want to stay closed.

Bake the camembert en croûte in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Enjoy this stylish, delicious cheese parcel with a good glass of red wine. Enjoy your meal!

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