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Hibiscus, Warm Brie & Almond Crostini

  Wild hibiscus flower in syrup 250 Gram (1 Jar)
  Wheel brie cheese 8 Ounce (1 Small One)
  Baguette 1 , cut into 24 slices, 1/4 inch thick
  Sliced almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (With Skin)

Makes 20 to 24 pieces
Preheat oven to 450° F. Drain hibiscus flowers and reserve syrup. Cut each flower in half.

Cut the brie into 1/4-inch-thick slices sized to cover about three quarters of a baguette slice. Spread the almonds in a flat dish. Press the brie firmly onto the bread slices then, facedown, into the almonds. Place on a baking sheet. Bake until the brie is soft, bread is crispy, and nuts are lightly toasted, about 4 to 6 minutes. Top each one with a piece of hibiscus and drizzle lightly with the reserved syrup* as desired. Garnish with herbs. Serve immediately.

*To thicken the syrup, put it in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Then reduce the heat to medium and cook until syrup is reduced by 1/3 or coats the back of a spoon. Syrup will thicken more as it cools.

For more information about the Wild Hibiscus Flower Company or to purchase the product, visit WILD HIBISCUS FLOWER COMPANY.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 106 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.5%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g10.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 11.3 mg3.8%

Sodium 138.9 mg5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g3.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.6%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 4 g8.2%

Vitamin A 12.2% Vitamin C 88.7%

Calcium 5% Iron 1.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Hibiscus, Warm Brie & Almond Crostini Recipe