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Camembert in pastry

Ingredients 3
Servings 2


  • 250
    bought or homemade puff pastry, well chilled
  • 125
    Camembert cheese
  • a little beaten egg


Roll out pastry. Cut into 2 circles, one slightly larger than the other and the smaller one about 4 cm larger than cheese. Place small pastry circle on an oiled baking sheet and place cheese in centre. Brush edges with beaten egg. Place other circle of pastry on top and seal edges. Trim, then, using a fork, press edges of pastry down firmly. Brush parcel with beaten egg and cut 2 small vents in top for steam to escape. Bake at 200 ºC for about 20 minutes, or until pastry is golden brown. Allow to cool for about 10 minutes (cheese should be melted but not liquid). Serve with a salad and a little cranberry jelly. TOTAL KILOJOULE COUNT: 5 090 kJ (1 215 Cal). A portion: 2 545 kJ (610 Cal).

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