Cranberry Layered Cheddar with Rosemary Scented Honey

Cranberry Layered Cheddar with Rosemary Scented Honey

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Cranberry Layered Cheddar with Rosemary Scented Honey

Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 3 Minutes

Ingredients:

30 mL (2 tbsp) lightly packed rosemary leaves
50mL (1/4 cup) liquid honey
600 g extra aged cheddar
200 g plain goat cheese, divided
50mL (1/4 cup) finely chopped green onions
50mL (1/4 cup) finely chopped dried cranberries
fresh fruit
crackers or toasted baguette slices

Preparation:

Heat rosemary with honey in a small saucepan set over medium-low for 3 minutes or until it just comes to a boil. Stand, covered for 5 minutes. Strain honey, discard rosemary leaves; reserve.

Carefully slice cheese, lengthwise into three, cake-like layers. Blend three quarter goat cheese with green onions, dried cranberries and 15 mL (1 tbsp) of honey. Frost the tops of two cheese layers with goat cheese mixture. Stack layers, frosting side up and cap with the remaining layer of cheese.

Beat remaining goat cheese with 15 mL (1 tbsp) of the honey until smooth; frost the top layer. (Cheese can be prepared up to this point and reserved, refrigerated, for up to 2 days.)

Place the cheese on a serving platter and bring to room temperature; drizzle with remaining honey. provide a cheese knife and server with fresh fruit, crackers, or baguette slices. Makes 20 servings.

Categories : Kitchen Couture

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