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Easy Make-Ahead Apple Croissant Breakfast Bake

Start any morning with this easy make-ahead breakfast bake that you've assembled the night before. It's the perfect sweet start to any day.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
refrigerate4 hrs
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Breakfast and Brunch
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Keyword: apple croissant breakfast bake, make-ahead sweet breakfast bake
Servings: 10
Calories: 493kcal
Author: Renee - Kudos Kitchen


  • 8 large croissants broken into bite-sized pieces
  • 10 large eggs
  • teaspoons salt
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup plus additional for serving
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 cans apple pie filling
  • confectioners sugar optional


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract, butter, cinnamon, and salt. Set aside.
  • Place the broken croissants evenly into the bottom of a prepared 9x13 baking dish that has been sprayed with baking spray.
  • Pour the egg mixture evenly over the broken croissant pieces, making sure to press the croissants into the egg mixture.
  • Spread the apple pie filling evenly over top of the croissant egg mixture.
  • Cover and refrigerate at least 4 hours, but overnight is best.
  • Preheat the oven to 350-degrees.
  • Allow the croissant bake to sit at room temperature at least 45 minutes before baking.
  • Bake the casserole for 90 minutes, or until the center is set, the casserole is puffed, and the top is golden brown.
  • Allow the casserole to sit for 10 minutes before serving.
  • Sprinkle with confectioners sugar before serving and additional maple syrup if desired.


Make this casserole in advance and refrigerate at least 4 hours (overnight is preferred) for best flavor.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 493kcal | Carbohydrates: 68g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 232mg | Sodium: 419mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 825IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 2.3mg