Baked camembert in puff pastry

This baked Camembert is a great sharing starter even if as a french person who used to live in Normandy , i used to think cooking Camembert is a sacrilege but now i love it . For this recipe i used a cheap Camembert because a nice creamy farm one  should only be accompanied with fresh bread . To go in the puff pastry i use some of my homemade tomato and chilli jam , but other jams  such as apricots , berries will also be good and even better if they are homemade.here is a link to the tomato and chilli jam recipe:

https://sexycuisine.wordpress.com/2013/10/03/tomato-and-chilli-jam/

Baked camembert in puff pasrtyIngredients :

Serves 4:

*1 whole round Camembert (250 grs)

*1 ready to roll puff pastry

*4 tbsp of tomato and chilli jam ( or a different flavour if desired)

*1 egg

 

 

1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.

2.On a floured surface , roll out the puff pastry and cut one edge  to get  a square shaped pastry instead of a rectangle.

3.Spread 2 tbsp of jam into a circle the same size as the cheese, place the Camembert on the jam and pour the remaining jam on the cheese.

4.Beat the egg and brush some on the edges of the pastry.

5.Close the Camembert by folding up the pastry and press firmly for a tight seal.

6.Brush with the remaining beaten egg and bake in the oven for 25 minutes.

Bon appetit

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