Remove the cheese from the box and take off the plastic wrapping. Use a sharp knife to score the top of the cheese in a criss cross pattern.
Drizzle honey over the top and sprinkle with the thyme. You could add a small smashed clove of garlic over the cheese at this point. Put the cheese back in the box and place on a small baking tray on the middle shelf and bake for 15 minutes.
Take the cheese out of the oven and remove the lid. Season the cheese with a little finishing salt (to taste) and some freshly ground black pepper. Serve with a sliced baguette, apple or pear slices, figs, or breadsticks and some chopped pecans (optional).
For further detailed notes, see post above.
Select a camembert that comes in a wooden box and remove the plastic wrapping.
Using a sharp knife score the top of the cheese rind in a criss-cross pattern.
Drizzle with some honey such as Acacia or Chestnut and sprinkle the thyme.
Use one sprig of fresh thyme, or just a pinch if using dried, as it has a stronger flavour.
Adding a small smashed clove of garlic is optional.
Put the cheese back in the box and close the lid, then place on a baking sheet on the middle shelf of the oven. This will make it easy to remove from the oven and catch any spills should the cheese ooze out.
T0 BBQ, wrap the cheese in parchment paper and then in baking foil and place on the grill (away from direct heat) for around 10 minutes.
Season with finishing salt (optional) and freshly ground black pepper.
Serve with thickly sliced baguette, apple and pear wedges, figs, breadsticks or vegetable sticks.
Sprinkle over some chopped pecans or walnuts for extra texture (optional).
Wrap any leftovers in wax paper or plastic wrap and keep in the fridge. Use within a couple of days. Reheat before serving.
Baked Camembert With Honey And Thyme
Amount Per Serving
Calories 407Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Saturated Fat 19g95%
Vitamin A 1025IU21%
* Nutrition information is an estimate and is provided for informational purposes only. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.