French Recipe – baked Camembert

Camembert is a classic French cheese that originated from Normandy in northern France in the 18th century. It is popular around the world and for the minority of you who haven’t tried it, it is a soft, creamy cheese that is made from cow’s milks.

When served fresh and chilled on a crusty baguette, camembert is delicious. However, baking the cheese in a variety of ways takes it to the next level! Here are some of our favourite ways of cooking the cheese:

Number of servings: 4-8
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes


  • 1 wheel of camembert
    • Option 1: Mushrooms, tarragon and truffle oil
    • Option 2: Rosemary, garlic and dried cranberries
    • Option 3: Pecan nuts and maple syrup
    • Option 4: Pistachios, raspberries and honey

Step 1
Preheat your oven to 200°.

Step 2
Remove the camembert from its wrapping and place back into the wooden base. Slice a few slits into the top of the cheese.

Step 3
Baked for 15 minutes until melted and gooey! Whilst baking, prep your toppings (pan fry your mushrooms/garlic, dice up your herbs and cranberries, etc.)

Step 4
Top with any of the ingredients listed above and place back into the oven for five more minutes.

Enjoy with a crusty baguette or crackers!

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