Ham and Cheese Croissant Bake Recipe

Ham and cheese croissant traybake

  • serves 8
  • Easy

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



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


  • 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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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 517
  • Fat 33.3g
  • Saturates 17.8g
  • Carbs 28.1g
  • Sugars 6.2g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Protein 25.2g
  • Salt 2.4g