Can You Put Camembert In An Air Fryer? (read this first)

If you’re a cheese lover you’ll love this air fried camembert recipe. It brings together all of the best parts of eating cheese; The flavour, texture and best of all the easy way it’s baked using the air fryer!

Baked camembert makes a great star component on the cheese board, an easy tea time snack and a tasty meal.

What Is Camembert?

Camembert is a soft, creamy cheese that takes its name from the area it was first made in during the late 18th century. It is often compared to brie but camembert has a lower butterfat content than brie.

During the first world war, camembert was issued to French troops which did much to cement this moist, creamy cheese into the hearts of the French.

How To Make Baked Camembert In An Air Fryer

This air fried baked camembert will be a hit at any gathering, Christmas party, birthday bash or even simple evening snack.


  • 1 Camembert Wheel


  1. Preheat the air fryer to 180 C (350 F)
  2. Remove all plastic and paper packaging from the wheel of camembert, if it came in a wooden box, put it back into the wooden box once all of the packaging has been removed
  3. If it never came in a wooden box, place the unwrapped camembert in an oven proof dish or fashion a bowl using aluminium foil
  4. Using a sharp knife, cut a large X into the top of the camembert wheel rind
  5. Air fry for 8 to 10 minutes until it feels slightly soft to the touch
  6. Serve

Air Fryer Baked Camembert Cooking Tips

  • Be sure to preheat the air fryer before placing the camembert wheel into the basket, this ensures that the cheese is cooked all through
  • Cooking times are for guidance because all air fryers are different
  • This works for brie too!
  • You could add a few slices of garlic into the slits in the top of the camembert for added flavour if you want
  • Only use a full wheel of camembert, not slices because as the cheese melts, there’s nothing to prevent it oozing all over the air fryer if it’s sliced

Air Fried Camembert Serving Suggestions

We always eat our baked camembert with crackers or crusty bread but you can accompany it with;

  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Sweet Pickle
  • Dates
  • Dried Apricots
  • Celery
  • Carrot Sticks
  • Apple Slices

How To Make Breaded Camembert Wedges In An Air Fryer

You can make individual sized pieces of crispy camembert in the air fryer in less than 30 minutes from start to finish.


  • 200g (7 ounce) pack of Camembert cut into 10 wedges
  • 50g (1 ½ ounces) of Plain Flour
  • 60g (2 ounces) of Bread Crumbs
  • 1 Large Egg (beaten)


  1. Set up a dipping station by placing the flour in one bowl, the beaten egg in the 2nd bowl and the breadcrumbs in the 3rd bowl
  2. Dredge the camembert slices in flour
  3. Then dip in egg
  4. Then roll in breadcrumbs
  5. Arrange the breadcrumbed camembert slices in a single layer in the air fryer basket, ensuring there is a space between each one (you might have to cook in batches)
  6. Air fry at 200 C (400 F) for 6 minutes
  7. Turn each piece and air fry for a further 6 minutes

Air Fryer Breaded Camembert Wedges Cooking Tips

  • You can use brie instead of camembert
  • All cooking times are strictly for guidance because all air fryers are different
  • You could add paprika or cayenne pepper to the flour for extra flavour if you prefer
  • No need to use any oil

What kind of French cheese is best for calling a grizzly?
Camembert! 😂


Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat the Camembert crust?

You can eat the crust of camembert. It is perfectly safe to do so.

Can you eat Camembert without baking it?

You can eat camembert without cooking it but it should be allowed to reach room temperature first.

What’s the difference between camembert and brie?

Camembert and brie are both soft cheeses that originated in France. Camembert has a slightly less fat content but a stronger flavour than brie.

Is Camembert smellier than Brie?

Camembert has a stronger aroma than brie. The flavour of camembert has been compared with the taste of mushrooms and cabbage.

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