min. 1 hour
Obazda is Bavarian and means “mashed together. Obazda can also be spelled Obatzda or Obatzter.
The riper the camembert|or brie, the easier it is to mash and the more intense is the aroma. Go with what you like the best.
- 9 oz. camembert/brie cheese
- 6 oz. cream cheese
- 4 tbsp. butter (room temperature)
- 1 small red onion (finely chopped)
- 1 tsp. paprika powder
- 1/2 tsp. ground caraway seeds
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp. pepper
- 1 tbsp. dark beer, apple juice or milk (Optional)
- Cut camembert/brie, cream cheese and butter into 1/2 inch cubes.
- Chop the onion finely.
- Place all prepped ingredients into a large bowl, add spices, and mash together with a large fork or clean hands until smooth.
- Add beer, apple cider or milk if you prefer a smoother spread.
- Place the mixture into ramekins or sturdy muffin liners.
- Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight. Keeps in the fridge several days.
Serve with pretzels or fresh homemade Bavarian farmers bread.