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Whole Baked Brie with Pecans and Maple Syrup

cook 20 mins
  • 300 g (10 oz) whole baby Brie or Camembert
  • 25 g (1 oz) pecans
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons soft brown sugar
  • thyme sprigs
  • crusty bread, to serve
  • Remove any plastic packaging from the cheese and return it to its wooden box. Place on a baking sheet and cook in a preheated oven, 200°C (400°F), Gas Mark 6, for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, toast the pecans in a small frying pan for 3–5 minutes until lightly browned, then set aside. Put the maple syrup and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to the boil. Cook for 1 minute until foamy.
  • Take the cheese from the oven and cut a small cross in the centre. Drizzle over the maple syrup, scatter with the pecans and thyme and serve with plenty of crusty bread.
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