Baked Double Cream Brie with Nuts, Cranberries, Caramelized Honey & Thyme in a small cast iron pan on a blue napkin.

Baked Ontario Double Cream Brie with Nuts, Cranberries, Caramelized Honey & Thyme

Author Icon Tim Schulte Sep 15 2021
Inspired
Serving Time Icon 30 min
Serves Number Icon Serves 4-6

Ontario-crafted Double Crème Brie from St-Albert Cheese and Henry of Pelham's flagship Baco Noir are a divine pairing further elevated in Auberge du Pommier Chef Tim Schulte's gorgeous, harvest-inspired Baked Ontario Double Creme Brie with Nuts, Cranberries, Caramelized Honey & Thyme.


This decadent baked Brie presents a beautiful medley of nutty, sweet and savoury flavours with each bite. Perfect for family dinners as a side or as an appetizer, it's a wonderful addition to any harvest or thanksgiving table spread.

Ontario Brie Cheese

Brie is a soft, bloomy rind cheese with a creamy, buttery interior. You can find many Ontario-crafted Bries like the double crème from St-Albert as well as international award winners like Albert's Leap "Bel Haven" from Quality Cheese in Vaughan, and Ontario and Brigid's Brie from Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese in Woodstock, Ontario. Try pairing Ontario Brie with local stone fruit or honey or a glass of fruity red VQA Ontario wine.

Bottle of Henry of Pelham Baco Noir.

Wine Pairing

Pair this exquisite dish with Henry of Pelham's flagship Baco Noir, a deep, dark red with ripe flavours of currant and blueberry fruit. Spicy, rich and smooth with a toasty oak finish.

Please enjoy responsibly.

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Prep 5 MIN

Bake 25 min

Ingredients

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

 

Step 2

Place Brie on a rimmed baking sheet or a 5-inch cast iron skillet, sprinkle with brown sugar.

 

Step 3

Place into oven and bake until softened, about 12-15 minutes; let cool 5 minutes.

 

Step 4

In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine brown sugar, honey, maple syrup, butter, thyme and orange zest.

 

Step 5

Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until foamy, about 1-2 minutes. Stir in chopped nuts and cranberries.

 

Step 6

Serve Brie warm topped with nut and cranberry mixture, serve with crackers or baguette.

Portrait of Chef Tim Schult
Written By

Tim Schulte

Chef de Cuisine, Auberge du Pommier

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