Cedar Plank Cheese with Grilled Peaches and Rosemary Croutons

  • Prep Time
    30 mins
  • Cook Time
    15 mins
  • Difficulty
  • Servings
  • Ideal for
    • charcoal
    • gas
    • Q
    • pulse


  • 2x 125 g rounds of soft cheese (Brie and/ or Camembert cheese)
  • 2/3 cup walnuts
  • 6 peaches, halved and stones removed
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 125g fresh blackberries
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 8 Rosemary sprigs, approx 15cm in length
  • 350 g ciabatta loaf, cut into 2.5cm cubes
  • 2 tablespoons honey


Step 1
Soak a Weber Cedar Plank in water for at least 60 minutes.

Step 2
Place the cheese(s), walnuts and peach halves on a chopping board, lightly drizzle with olive oil. Season the cheese(s) with salt and pepper.

Step 3
In a bowl mix together the blackberries and balsamic vinegar.

Step 4
Remove  3/4 of the rosemary leaves from each stalk. Place the cubes of ciabatta and rosemary stalks into a large bowl. Lightly drizzle oil on the bread and rosemary, season with salt. Thread the cubes of ciabatta onto the rosemary stalks.

Step 5
Set up and preheat your barbecue for direct cooking, please refer to your handbook for further instructions.

Step 6
Once the barbecue has preheated, place the cedar plank directly on the grill. Turn the burner(s) to medium. Leave the plank on the grill for 5 minutes or until it starts to blacken and smoke.

Step 7
Flip the plank over so the charred side is facing up. Place the brie/camembert on the cedar plank, top with the balsamic blackberries and drizzle the honey on top. Close the lid and cook for 10 minutes. 5 minutes into the cooking time, scatter the walnuts around the cheese(s).

Step 8
Remove  the cedar plank from the barbecue and set aside while cooking the croutons.

Step 9
Leaving all burners on medium, barbecue the ciabatta skewers for 4 minutes or until golden, turning as required.

Step 9
Place the peaches directly onto the cooking grill, cut side down for 3 minutes, or until lightly charred.

Step 10
Serve the cedar plank with the barbecued peaches and toasted ciabatta