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Nelson Market Recipe Camembert

RECIPE: Baked Camembert with Pear & Honey

This recipe should come with a warning that once you start you won’t be able to resist the whole camembert!
The recipe and images are courtesy of Mountain Valley Honey – shop online. 

Cheesy, gooey and delicious, baked camembert is simply the best of happy hour food.
The caramelized pear, toasty almonds and Manuka honey in this simple recipe make it a winner!
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Nelson Market Recipe Camembert


  • 1 round of Camembert
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter
  • 1 Tbsp. MVH Manuka Honey
  • 1 market fresh Pear or substitute with figs
  • ¼ cup Almonds
  • ¼ tsp. Flaky Sea Salt


  • Preheat the oven to 160°C and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Place the Camembert round onto the baking tray and bake for 10 minutes.
  • While the Camembert is baking, slice the pear in half. Slice one half into 3mm slivers and leave the other half whole.
  • Melt the butter in a frying pan and the pear (with the whole half open side down). Add the almonds then drizzle the honey over them all.
  • Fry for 5 minutes. Remove the Camembert from the oven and allow to rest.
  • Flip the almonds and pear slivers and bake for another 5 minutes.
  • Serve the Camembert topped with the slivers and sprinkle with the sea salt. Use the whole pear half for extra servings.
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