Camembert Cheese Delight


Embark on a delightful journey with Camembert Cheese Delight, a creamy and sumptuous cheese experience. This recipe captures the essence of traditional French cheesemaking, offering a rich and velvety texture that melts in your mouth. Perfect for cheese lovers, this dish is not just a cheese course but a celebration of refined, rustic flavors.

Camembert Cheese Delight

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes (including resting time for the cheese)
  • Cooking Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: One quarter of a whole Camembert wheel

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 300 kcal
  • Protein: 19 g
  • Fat: 24 g
  • Carbohydrates: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 70 mg
  • Sodium: 620 mg


  • Whole Camembert cheese (250g / 8.8 oz)
  • Olive oil (15ml / 1 tbsp / 0.5 oz)
  • Fresh rosemary (5g / 0.2 oz)
  • Garlic clove, minced (5g / 0.2 oz)
  • Honey (30g / 1 oz)
  • Baguette or crackers, for serving

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the Oven: Set the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. Prepare the Cheese: Unwrap the Camembert and place it back in its wooden box. Score the top in a cross-hatch pattern.
  3. Add Flavorings: Drizzle olive oil over the cheese. Sprinkle minced garlic and rosemary on top.
  4. Bake the Cheese: Place the cheese (in its box) on a baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is gooey.
  5. Add Finishing Touch: Drizzle honey over the baked cheese for a hint of sweetness.
  6. Serve: Enjoy with slices of baguette or crackers.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Choosing Cheese: Look for high-quality Camembert with a bloomy rind and creamy interior.
  • Serving Suggestion: Pair with a crisp white wine or light red wine for a delightful taste experience.
  • Storage: If there are leftovers, store in the refrigerator, but let it come to room temperature before serving again.


Can I use a different type of cheese?

Camembert is unique, but Brie is a good substitute.

How do I know when the cheese is perfectly baked?

The cheese should be gooey and slightly browned on top.

Can this be made in advance?

It's best served fresh from the oven for the perfect texture.