Crispy Deep Fried Camembert Recipe

This deep fried camembert recipe is so fantastic you will find yourself going back for seconds, third or more. The best thing about these gooey, crunchy cheese wedges is that they’re easy to cook up quickly.

Fried Camembert

These little-fried cheese blocks are great by themselves, or you can include them in many things such as salads, wraps and much more. I love cooking them up for lunch as their quick and easy.

If you love cheesy recipes, then be sure to check out the delicious baked brie. It is a lot easier than this recipe as you can just chuck it in the oven and wait.

Deep Fried Camembert

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Deep Fried Camembert Recipe

Prep time
10 Minutes
Cook time
10 Minutes
Total time
20 Minutes


  • 115g (4 oz.) wheel of camembert
  • ¼ cup plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • Enough oil to fill a deep fryer
  • Salt & pepper


  1. Cut the camembert into 1/8ths (If it is a wheel) or 2cm chunks.
  2. In a bowl, toss the camembert through the plain flour and salt & pepper.
  3. In another bowl beat the two eggs together.
  4. Finally, in a different bowl add the breadcrumbs.
  5. Now one by one add camembert to the egg and then coat with the breadcrumbs.
  6. Place to the side.
  7. In a deep fryer heat the oil to 180°C or 350°F.
  8. Place the camembert into the oil and allow to cook for 30-45 seconds or until golden brown.
  9. Place on some paper to drain excess oil.
  10. Serve & Enjoy

Recipe Tips

  • Deep fried camembert goes amazing with some cranberry sauce. Also, it goes well in a salad as well if you’re looking to have something a bit healthier with these gooey cheese bits.
  • It’s essential not to use olive oils in a deep fryer as these not only impart a lot of their flavor to the food they also have a low burning point.
  • Don’t drop the camembert into the deep fryer as this will cause a splash possibly burning yourself and also making your kitchen dirty. Simply place into the oil, and it should start cooking.
  • It is important to have the oil at the right temperature when using a deep fryer or even if you’re shallow frying. If you put it in when the oil is not hot enough, your food will absorb the oil and become a soggy and a not very enjoyable mess.
  • To change this fried camembert recipe up a bit, you can chopped herbs such as parsley or chives to the breadcrumb mix to help add a bit more flavor.

Nutritional Information

These crunchy gooey bits of cheese are delicious but as you would expect they’re not the best thing to be eating if you’re on a strict diet. If you’re after more information, then you can find all the nutritional information you need right below.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 161g (5.68 oz)
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories 525 Calories from Fat 204.3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.7g 35%
Saturated Fat 11.6g 58%
Trans Fat 0.6g
Cholesterol 221mg 74%
Sodium 745mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2.9g 12%
Sugars 3.7g
Protein 24g 48%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

If you’re a fan of all things deep fried, then you should take a look at our gooey deep fried mars bar recipe or even the delicious homemade corn dogs. Both these are very simple to make and taste delicious.

I hope this recipe has shown you how to make deep fried camembert. If you have any thoughts, variations or anything else you would like to share with me, please drop me a comment below. Also be sure to follow me on social, so you stay up to date.

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