Pesto Pastry Baked Camembert

Pesto Pastry Baked Camembert

Prepare the night before so it only need to go in the oven when required! You can also enjoy it at room temperature! Enjoy it as a starter to nibble on before a barbecue
4.25 from 4 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Servings 4


  • 2 sheets puff pastry
  • 3 tbsp. pesto
  • 1 camembert
  • 1 egg wash made with 1 egg yolk and 1 tbsp. milk


  • Preheat the oven to 200˚C.
  • Lay the pastry on a work surface.
  • Spread the pesto on the outer pastry circle then add the second puff pastry sheet.
  • Gently press a little to seal.
  • cut 8 times the edge of the pastry from about 2 cm out of the camembert to the edge.
  • Brush the pastry with egg wash.
  • Place in the oven for 30-35 minutes until cooked through and oozing.
  • Remove from the oven, transfer onto a serving dish. Serve hot and at room temperature with some salad leaves if desired.
  • Perfect start to a barbecue!
Keyword baked, cheese, french, Kevin Dundon, pastry

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