The Best Baked Camembert


  • 1 Camembert cheese in a wooden box about 350 gr
  • 1 sprig of rosemary
  • 1 pinch of chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp honey or extra-virgin olive oil to drizzle
  • Sea salt flakes and black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C /360°F (oven fan 160°C). Arrange a baking tray onto the middle shelf.
  2. Remove the plastic packaging and arrange the Camembert back in its wooden box, or in a small baking pot.
  3. Score a deep cross or a crosshatch pattern on the top rind of the cheese. Drizzle with honey or extra-virgin olive oil, and insert the leaves of one sprig of rosemary into the gaps.
  4. Sprinkle with chilli flakes, season with sea salt flakes and optional black pepper.
  5. Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes.
  6. Remove from the oven, and serve with cheese crackers or toasted bread slices.

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