Baked Brie with Brandy

Baked Brie with Brandy


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About this recipe: A simple, yet elegant starter that's perfect for any dinner party. Brie is baked in a brandy and tarragon sauce with almonds and mushrooms. Serve with crusty bread, crostini or crackers.


Serves: 8 

  • 30g butter
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 2 tablespoons flaked almonds
  • 3/4 (300g) tin chopped mushrooms, drained
  • 1 tablespoon brandy
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 225g wedge Brie cheese, rind removed

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Mix in garlic and almonds, heating until almonds are lightly browned. Stir in mushrooms and cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Cover with brandy and sprinkle with tarragon.
  3. Place Brie in a small baking dish. Pour the mushroom and brandy mixture over Brie. Bake in the preheated oven 20 minutes or until bubbly.

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An easy recipe and good starter, unfortunately I served it with too much toasted bread and didn't leave it in the oven long enough for all the cheese to melt but it was still very enjoyable. Next time I want to try it with Applewood cheese. - 03 Oct 2013

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