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Ham and Cheese Croissant Bake Recipe

Ham and cheese croissant traybake

Published: December 1, 2019 at 9:24 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + soaking
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Feed a crowd with this cheese-packed, no-fuss, show-off brunch idea that will feed a hungry crowd

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal517
fat33.3g
saturates17.8g
carbs28.1g
sugars6.2g
fibre2g
protein25.2g
salt2.4g
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Try this crowd-pleasing traybake, then check out our eggy bread, full English croissants and more exciting brunch recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2-3 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 8 croissants, split in half
  • 8 slices thick-cut ham
  • 250g gruyère, grated
  • 4 eggs
  • 350ml whole milk
  • 200ml single cream
  • for the dish butter
  • a small bunch chives, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Spread a thin layer of mustard over each croissant half, then make 8 sandwiches using the ham and gruyère as the filling.

  • STEP 2

    Whisk together the eggs, milk and cream, then season really well. Butter a 35cm-diameter ovenproof dish and arrange the croissants at the bottom. Pour over the eggy mixture and leave for 15 minutes, turning now and again to help it all soak in.

  • STEP 3

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Bake the croissants for 20-25 minutes or until the egg mixture is just set. Scatter with chives before serving.

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