Smoked Gouda and marmalade on croutons
Smoked Gouda and marmalade on croutons

Smoked Gouda and marmalade on croutons

Preparation 5 minutes
Cooking time 7 to 8 minutes
Servings 12 bites

Ingredients

  • 6 slices of nut bread
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) melted butter
  • 12 slices of smoked Gouda, cut 5 mm (1/4 in.) thick
  • 1 ml (1/4 tsp) sweet smoked paprika
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) orange marmalade
  • 12 hazelnuts, raw

Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C (400°F).
  2. With a cookie cutter, make 12 croutons in the shape of your choice (2 for each slice of bread).
  3. Place the croutons on a baking sheet.
  4. Brush the croutons with melted butter.
  5. Cook in the oven for about 5 minutes, turning over halfway through the cooking.
  6. Set aside.
  7. Preheat the oven to broil, leaving the oven door partly open.
  8. Top each crouton with a slice of smoked Gouda.
  9. Place under the broiler for 2 minutes, until the cheese melts.
  10. Sprinkle the bites with smoked paprika.
  11. Top each with a touch of marmalade and one hazelnut.
  12. Serve immediately.  
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