Brie With Brown Sugar and Almonds

Total Time
5 mins
17 mins

This is my signature dish. I adapted if from another recipe. To ensure the rind of the cheese doesn't burst, don't preheat the oven. Put the cheese in a cold oven then set the temperature so that it heats up slowly. When I am carmelizing the topping, I leave the door of my oven slightly open and I don't answer the phone. My favorite way to serve this is with french bread but water wafer crackers are a good choice too. I use a fresh strawberry on top for a garnish.

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  1. Place Brie in lightly buttered 9-inch quiche dish.
  2. Heat in 300 degree oven for about 15 minutes.
  3. In a small sauce pan, melt butter and sugar together on low heat. Add almounds.
  4. Pour this mixture over the warmed Brie, turn oven to broil and watch carefully so it doesn't burn.
  5. Slice a strawberry so that it "fans" out and place on top of the Brie.