Appetizer Recipe: Blooming Brie Bowl

published Dec 21, 2012
Blooming Brie Bowl
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There’s nothing better than an appetizer that’s completely heavenly, but also simple to make. This Blooming Brie Bowl is both and the flavor combination of creamy baked Brie and spices will have your guests going back for more. Delicious cheesy goodness and crispy sourdough bread? This one is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.

Blooming Brie Bowl

Serves 8

Nutritional Info


  • 1 1/2 teaspoons

    (7 mL) Club House chili powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon

    (2 mL) Club House garlic powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon

    (2 mL) Club House ground mustard

  • 1/2 teaspoon

    (2 mL) sugar

  • 1 tablespoon

    15 mL) butter softened

  • 1

    loaf round sourdough bread (about 1 lb / 500 g)

  • 1

    (8 oz / 250 mL) Brie cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Mix spices and sugar in small bowl. Set aside. Place bread on baking sheet. Cut circle in top of bread and remove bread center to make room for the Brie.

  2. Spread butter on bread. Sprinkle with 2 tsp (10 mL) spice mixture. With knife, make 2 in (5 cm) cuts at 1-inch (2 cm) intervals around edge of bread. Remove rind from Brie and place in bread. Sprinkle Brie with remaining spice mixture. Replace top of bread.

  3. Bake 20 to 30 minutes. To serve, remove bread top and break into bite-size pieces. Dip bread pieces in hot Brie.

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information
Per per 1 serving
Energy: 290 calories
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Fat: 11 g
Sodium: 590 mg
Protein: 12 g

(Image credit: Apartment Therapy)

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