Obatzda (Bavarian Cheese Spread) Recipe

Obatzda (Bavarian Cheese Spread)


  • 500g ripe Camembert or Brie
  • 40g soft butter
  • 200g cream cheese(e.g. Philadelphia)
  • 80g finely chopped onions
  • Salt, pepper
  • Paprika
  • caraway seeds
  • 2 table spoons of chopped chives
  • 60g finely sliced onion rings
  • 6-8 table spoons of beer to taste

How to make Obatzda (Bavarian Cheese Spread)

This Bavarian delicacy is normally served in Beergardens together with fresh pretzels or rye bread and some nice German wheat beer

  1. mix the Camembert the butter and the cream cheese together with the chopped chives and onion until you get a spreadable mixture
  2. add salt, pepper, paprika powder and caraway seeds to taste
  3. add some beer to make the mixture even more smooth
  4. now garnish with chives and onion rings
  • theory
    theory says

    I'm definitely gonna try this. Things that are traditionally served with beer is my kind of things.

  • Judy
    Judy says

    hm! this sounds interesting and yummy.. trying hard to imagine the flavour!

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