Baked camembert pithivier

Baked camembert pithivier
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon Hands-on time 15 min, cook time 25 min, plus chilling

Try this scrumptious pithivier recipe made by wrapping camembert in puff pastry and baking.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
263kcals
Fat
18.6g (10g saturated)
Protein
12.2g
Carbohydrates
12.6g (0.4g sugars)
Fibre
trace
Salt
0.9g
Calories
263kcals
Fat
18.6g (10g saturated)
Protein
12.2g
Carbohydrates
12.6g (0.4g sugars)
Fibre
trace
Salt
0.9g

Ingredients

  • 375g puff pastry
  • 250g ripe camembert
  • A little beaten egg
  • Green salad, to serve
  • Crusty baguette to serve

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/fan200°C/gas 7. Halve a the pastry and roll out each piece into a disc about 3mm thick. Place the camembert in the centre of one, then brush the pastry edges with beaten egg. Lay the second pastry disc on top. Seal, crimp with a fork or your fingers, trim the excess, then brush with more beaten egg. Chill for 20 minutes.
  2. With a small, sharp knife, score the top of the pastry in a pinwheel design. Place on a baking sheet and cook for 25 minutes until golden and crisp. Remove and transfer to a lipped serving board.
  3. Eat straightaway with a green salad and crusty baguette.

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  1. I love this recipe because I love cheese and this satiates every craving! Then add pastry and you’ve got a seriously good sharing starter that’s impressive too!

  2. I love this recipe because I absolutely adore cheese, especially camembert. I saw the recipe and thought it was a brilliant idea to combine it with pastry after previously having them with breadcrumbs. This recipe topped that and it is most definitely a guilty pleasure.

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