Croissant Brunch Bake

This recipe will feed 8 hungry adults.

8 croissants
250g cream cheese, room temperature
300g cheddar cheese, grated
a small bunch of salad onions, sliced
5ml smoked paprika
500g sandwich ham, small cubes
10 eggs
150ml milk
100ml + 50ml cream
30ml granulated mustard
5ml salt

Cut the croissants in half horizontally and arrange the bottom halves in an ovenproof dish.
Add the cream cheese, two thirds of the cheddar, salad onions and smoked paprika to a mixing bowl and mix well until all the ingredients are evenly distributed.
Divide the mixture between the 8 croissant bottoms and then place the top halves on top.
Add the eggs, milk, 100ml cream, mustard, salt and a few grindings of black pepper to a bowl.
Whisk the mixture until completely smooth.
Pour the mixture around the croissants.
Cover the dish and allow to soak at room temperature for 1 hour.
Preheat your oven to 180℃.
Brush the croissant tops with the 50ml cream and scatter over the rest of the cheese.
Cover with aluminium foil and bake in the oven for 30 minutes.
Remove the foil and bake for another 15 minutes.
Serve immediately.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s