Caramel Croissant Pudding for Mother’s Day

 

Serves ~6-8

Ingredients:

  • 4 gluten free croissants*
  • ~2 cups caramel sauce ** (keep 1/2 cup for the custard and 1/2 cup to drizzle before serving)
  • 4 eggs
  • 300ml thickened cream
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar

Method:

  • Cut the croissants in half, lengthwise.
  • Grease an oven-safe dish that is approximately 5 cm deep and fits the croissants you have, when cut in half and overlapped a little. (picture is 26cm x 26cm).
  • Generously spread about 1 cup of the caramel sauce on the cut sides of the croissants.
  • Arrange the croissants over the base of the dish, slightly overlapping, with croissant tops up.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, cream, milk, sugar and 1/2 cup of  the caramel sauce.
  • Pour over the croissants, cover and stand at room temperature for 1 hour, to allow the custard to soak in. (If it’s very hot put it in the fridge).
  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
  • Bake the custard pudding for 45-55 minutes. The centre should be just set.
  • Serve warm.
  • Drizzle extra caramel sauce over the top before serving.

 

Tips

  • *Gluten free croissants can be found at Wholegreen Gluten free Bakery, Waverley, Sydney.
  • *Choices Gluten Free, Hornsby, Sydney.
  • *Gluten Free 4 U, Victoria and Queensland.
  • You can substitute gluten free bread of your choice in you cannot find croissants.
  • If you tolerate WHEAT….wheat croissants can be substituted.
  • ** 2 suitable caramel products from Nestle are Top ‘n’ Fill and Squeezy Caramel Dulce de Leche.

 

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