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Baked Mont d’Or with Berry Compote & Christmas Cake Crackers

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Baked Mont d’Or with Berry Compote and Christmas Cake Crackers


Baked Mont d’Or with Berry Compote & Christmas Cake Crackers


  1. 1 spinneysFOOD Christmas Cake 

    2 rounds Mont d’Or cheese 

    50g cranberries 

    50g raspberries 

    50g strawberries 

    2 tbsp spinneysFOOD Honey
    2 sprigs rosemary, leaves picked
    4 tbsp spinneysFOOD Caster Sugar

    zest and juice of 1 orange


  1. For the crackers, preheat the oven to 160°C, gas mark
  2. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Slice the cake into 0.5cm-thick pieces, removing the icing. Arrange on the tray and bake for 45-60 minutes, turning halfway, checking towards the end to ensure the slices don’t burn. Transfer to a wire rack to cool and harden.
  3. Increase the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Use a knife to pierce the top of the cheese. Place on a baking tray and cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the inside is oozing.
  4. Meanwhile, combine all the berries, honey, rosemary, sugar, orange zest and juice and 2 tbsp water in saucepan set over
a low heat. Simmer for 10 minutes then use the back of a spoon to crush the fruit to 
a jam-like consistency. Remove from the heat and cool slightly.

  5. Spoon over the baked cheese and surround with the Christmas cake crackers for dipping.
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