This baked brie with fig jam is easy to make without any fuss or extra effort. It’s festive-looking and a perfect appetizer to bring a big flavor to any party!Jump to Recipe
This baked brie is one of these recipes that you have to make when having some guests over, it’s simple, filling, and extra flavorful. You can play and create different variations by changing jam and toppings and get a new flavor every single time!
1. Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 375F degrees. Place unwrapped brie on a small baking dish or baking pan—Once the oven is preheated, bake for 10 minutes on the middle rack.
2. In a small bowl, crush pecans.
3. Take the brie out of the oven, add crushed pecans, and roast in the oven together for 1-2 minutes.
4. Carefully place hot brie on the serving dish with sliced fruits. Insert the knife in the brie and slice to open the top of the cheese horizontally, so that melted cheese has a way to pour out. Top with fig jam, sprinkle all over with roasted nuts and serve.
Success tips. Make sure to give plenty of time for the brie to warm up in the oven. You’ll want to have gooey melty cheese coming out on the plate once you slice it open.
Serving ideas. To serve this baked brie with jam use crostini, mini sourdough toasts, or your favorite crackers instead of the fruits.
Cheese variations. Most brie is made out of cow’s milk, you can buy goat milk brie, which has a milder flavor.
Toppings variations. Instead of pecans and fig jam, serve with different nuts like walnuts, almonds, pistachios. Top baked brie with sliced fresh figs, lingonberry jam, drizzle with honey or maple syrup, the sky is limit here.
Dietary tips. To keep this dish refined sugar-free use jam sweetened with fruit juice, to keep it gluten-free serve with sliced fruits like pears, apples, grapes instead of crackers.
You can enjoy brie after leaving it at room temperature for about an hour or you can warm it up in the oven at 350F degrees for 10 minutes.
The natural rind is edible so no need to remove it. Keep the rind on while baking, you’ll need to cut it open after the baking process so melted cheese has a way out.
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