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Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake

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Treat your family and friends to a breakfast gift this year with this Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake. It will be a deliciously sweet start to a very wonderful day!

Easy Make Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Bake - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

As you can see from the photos and title, I’m featuring this recipe as a holiday treat. However, the first time I served this amazing breakfast casserole was in the summer when we vacationed with my husband’s family in Northern Wisconsin.

Even though I’ve named this recipe; Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake, please make sure you make it throughout the entire year. It’s so good you won’t want to limit it just to the holidays! 😉

**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions and complete ingredient measurements for making Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake is available near the end of this post. 

Treat your family and friends to a breakfast gift this year with this Easy Make Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Bake. It will be a deliciously sweet start to a very wonderful day! - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

The ingredient list for making  this Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake is as follows;

  • 8 large croissants
  • 10 large eggs
  • maple syrup
  • butter, melted
  • milk
  • cinnamon
  • salt
  • 2 cans of apple pie filling

That’s it! You can get much easier than that!!

Easy Make Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Bake - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

The instructions for making Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake;

  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, maple syrup, melted butter, milk, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.
  • Break the croissants into small bite-sized pieces and place them evenly into a 9×13 baking dish that has been sprayed with baking spray.
  • Pour the egg mixture evenly over the croissants, making sure to press the croissants into the egg mixture.
  • Top the casserole evenly with the apple pie filling.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours, but overnight is best.
  • Remove from the refrigerator and allow the casserole to sit at room temperature for 45 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350-degrees.
  • Place the Croissant Apple Bake in the preheated oven and bake for 90 minutes, or until the casserole is puffed, browned and cooked through in the center, the toothpick test works well to test the doneness. 
  • Cool slightly before serving and serve with a light dusting of confectioners sugar (not shown) and maple syrup if desired.
 

Treat your family and friends to a breakfast gift this year with this Easy Make Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Bake. It will be a deliciously sweet start to a very wonderful day! - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

For additional breakfast bake recipes I’ve shared in the past (sweet and savory), please click on the following titles for;

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Below is the printable recipe card for today’s Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake. If you’ve enjoyed this recipe and look forward to making it (or have already made it), I’d appreciate if you’d take a moment to give it some feedback by way of stars near the comment section at the end of this post. Thank you so much!

5 from 6 votes
Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 30 mins
refrigerate
4 hrs
Total Time
1 hr 40 mins
 
Even though I've named this recipe; Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Bake, please make sure you make it throughout the entire year. It's so good you won't want to limit it just to the holidays! 😉
Course: Breakfast and Brunch
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Keyword: croissant apple breakfast bake, make-ahead sweet breakfast bake
Servings: 10
Calories: 493 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • 8 large croissants broken into bite-sized pieces
  • 10 large eggs
  • teaspoons salt
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup plus additional for serving
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 cans apple pie filling
  • confectioners sugar optional
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, maple syrup, butter, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.

  2. Place the broken croissants evenly into the bottom of a prepared 9x13 baking dish that has been sprayed with baking spray.

  3. Pour the egg mixture evenly over the broken croissant pieces, making sure to press the croissants into the egg mixture.

  4. Spread the apple pie filling evenly over top of the croissant egg mixture.

  5. Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours, but overnight is best.

  6. Preheat the oven to 350-degrees.

  7. Allow the croissant bake to sit at room temperature at least 45 minutes before baking.

  8. Bake the casserole for 90 minutes, or until the center is set, the casserole is puffed, and the top is golden brown.

  9. Allow the casserole to sit for 10 minutes before serving.

  10. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar before serving and additional maple syrup if desired.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 493 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 232mg 77%
Sodium 419mg 17%
Potassium 254mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 33g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 16.5%
Vitamin C 2.6%
Calcium 10.3%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

I sincerely hope you’ve enjoyed today’s recipe for Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Breakfast Bake as much as I’ve enjoyed bringing it to you!

Easy Make-Ahead Christmas Morning Croissant Apple Bake - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com

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10 Comments

  1. I have to make this for breakfast next weekend! It looks so delicious!! A perfect recipe to use up all those apples that we picked in October.

  2. I’ve never tried a breakfast bake like this before, and it looks so decadent and sounds so easy! Such a great idea, I’m so looking forward to making this soon!

  3. This would b a dream to wake up to on Christmas morning, Renee!

  4. This is a wonderful way to start Christmas! So easy and looks delicious!

  5. This is a great way to start our Christmas!

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