Blueberry & lemon croissant bake served in a baking dish

Blueberry & lemon croissant bake

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Prep: 12 mins Cook: 40 mins Plus 1 hr soaking

Easy

serves 8 as dessert or 6 as brunch

Croissants, custard, lemon curd and blueberries combine to make this irresistible yet easy bake that's perfect for dessert or brunch with friends

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (8)

  • kcal321
  • fat13g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs43g
  • sugars21g
  • fibre3g
  • protein7g
  • salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 6 large croissants (leftover stale croissants work well)
  • 500g ready-made custard
  • 250ml whole milk
  • 150g lemon curd
  • 250g fresh or frozen blueberries
  • icing sugar, to serve (optional)

Method

  1. Cut each of the croissants in half, then arrange them roughly, overlapping them slightly, in a deep medium baking dish about 20 x 20cm.

  2. Pour the custard into a small saucepan and whisk in the milk. Warm over a low heat for 3 mins or until just starting to steam. Whisk through half the lemon curd. Pour the custard over and around the croissants, then set aside for 30 mins-1 hr for the croissants to absorb some of the custard.

  3. Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/ gas 4. Nestle the blueberries around the croissants and dollop over teaspoons of the remaining lemon curd. Bake for 35-40 mins or until the top is golden brown. Rest for 10 mins before dusting with icing sugar, if you like.

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Anna_Grace
18th May, 2019
5.05
Made this for dinner with friends last night. It was so simple, and very delicious! I didn't use stale croissants, I used fresh, and it still came out well. I made it earlier that day and reheated in the oven. Such nice, homely heartwarming food and the lemon blended so well with the custard! Will definitely make again.
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