Layered Brie Cake with Spiced Cranberry Sauce
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  • For the Cranberry Sauce:
  • 1.5 lb fresh cranberries
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • For the Brie:
  • 2 8oz wheels of brie
  • For the Pizza Bianca please see links in post.
  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. For the cranberry sauce:
  3. In a medium sized pot over high heat add your water and sugar. Bring to a boil and then add all of your cranberries. Let the cranberries continue to boil for about 10-15 minutes until they have all popped, stirring occasionally.
  4. Once cranberries have popped turn the heat down to a simmer and add your cinnamon, paprika and cayenne. Stir until sauce thickens for a couple more minutes and then remove from heat.
  5. For the brie:
  6. Scrape the tops off of each wheel of brie and the bottom off of one (so one will have both top and bottom scraped, and the other will just have the top)
  7. Now for the "cake"
  8. In a oven proof pan (OR if you are going to be transferring this into another dish later and are bringing it somewhere use a baking dish and place parchment paper on the bottom) add your first wheel of brie that is only cut on one side, cut side up.
  9. Add about ½ cup of cranberry sauce and then place the other wheel of brie on top. Add about a cup or more of cranberry sauce on top and then place in oven on middle rack for 5-10 minutes (beginning to watch at minute 5 since you don't want the whole thing to collapse.... as mine eventually did because I got side tracked (as per usual).
  10. Serve warm with sliced pizza bianca or cracker/bread of choice.
Recipe by My Lavender Blues at