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Baked Camembert with Balsamic Vinegar Caramelized Figs

The perfect, easy and elegant appetizer for the holiday season!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 35 mins


  • 1 lb figs, sliced
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 8 oz round of camembert in wood


  • Preheat oven to 400. Line baking sheet with silpat, foil, or parchment. Set aside.
  • Combine figs with all ingredients, except the camembert, in a bowl and toss gently until figs are well coated.
  • Spread figs on prepared baking sheet and roast for 20-25 minutes, until soft and the vinegar mixture is starting to bubble and look candy-like.
  • Remove camembert wrapper from the round, then place the cheese back in the wooden container it came from; leave off the top.
  • Score the camembert deeply in a cross hatch pattern.
  • Bake the camembert for 15 minutes.
  • Remove the camembert and place on a dish, topping with the figs. Serve immediately.