Should you cut the rind off brie before baking?
Do you take the rind off before baking? Keep the rind on, as it will help the cheese hold its shape so it doesn’t all melt out. The rind is also edible, so you can enjoy it with the melted cheese, or simply remove the top layer after baking and dunk in crusty bread like a fondue.
How do you make baked brie with nuts?
- Score the top of Brie and bake or microwave until melty.
- While it bakes, toast the nuts in a skillet. Watch carefully and do NOT burn the nuts.
- Add honey, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt and stir until bubbly.
- Pour over the top over the Brie.
- Serve with crackers, apples, or whatever you would like to dip.
What can you put on top of brie cheese?
Here are some ideas for baked brie toppings:
- Apricot jam.
- Cherry jam or cranberry jam.
- Strawberry jam, raspberry jam or blackberry jam.
- Cranberry sauce.
- Diced apple.
- Pomegranate seeds.
- Pistachios, chopped.
What nuts go with brie?
Pecans + Brie – If it’s a combo of crunchy and creamy that you’re looking for, you’ll love raw pecans sprinkled on top of brie! Walnuts + Goat Cheese – Walnuts have a smooth texture that goes great with goat cheese. Drizzle a little bit of honey on top to give the combo a sweeter, milder taste.
Do you take the brine off brie?
The short answer: yes, for the most part. The rinds on these cheeses, think Brie and blue cheese, are an essential part of the cheese’s flavor. These rinds, which can include wheels of cheese rubbed with cocoa, Merlot or cinnamon, give an extra kick to a particular cheese.
How do you make baked brie with honey pecans?
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place brie on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
- While brie is baking place pecans and hot honey in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir to combine and cook for 5 minutes or until heated through.
- Transfer brie to a serving board and top with honey pecan mixture.
What jam goes with brie?
Baked brie is great with fig jam, raspberry jam, Cherry preserves, or apricot jam. Top it with dried fruit for texture, such as dried apricots, dried cranberries, or dried cherries. Add some nuts! Walnuts, pecans, pistachios or almonds are all great choices.
Do you eat the outside of brie?
The short answer: yes, for the most part. The rinds on these cheeses, think Brie and blue cheese, are an essential part of the cheese’s flavor.
What cheese is good with pecans?
Pecans and cashews Raw pecans add crunch to creamy brie-style cheeses such as our locally produced Baron Bigod from Fen Farm Dairy. And both pecans and cashews pair well with blue cheeses such as Stilton, Norfolk’s Binham Blue and the hugely popular Gorgonzola Dolce that we scoop out into pots here at Slate.