Baked Camembert with balsamic Cranberries

There are 1000 ways to bake a Camembert. All are good. But this one adds a little Christmas-time flair


  • 1 wheel Fromage de Clarines Camembert
  • 2 cups frozen Cranberries, thawed
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar pinch of salt
  • 4 springs fresh thyme Crusty bread, for serving


  • Preheat oven to 200c
  • Mix together the sugar and balsamic vinegar, then add the thawed cranberries and toss to coat
  • Pour cranberry mix onto a lined sheet pan and roast for 3 mins
  • Take out and toss the cranberries then place back in the oven. At the same time, on a separate tray, place the Camembert in the oven and roast both for a further 5 – 10 mins, or until the cheese has melted
  • Remove and allow to cool for a minute, then serve cheese with cranberries poured over top
  • Serve with crusty bread for dipping into cheese