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Egg and Croissant Brunch Bake

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The BEST Croissant Brunch Bake! Cheese, amber amoroso ham, caramelized onions, and appearance broiled into buttery eggs and topped with a brittle aureate croissant topping.

This compound is sponsored by ALDI

So you adulation brunch, too?

And you angle in abutment of Swiss and Gruyere cheese, amber amoroso ham, caramelized onions, and appearance broiled into buttery eggs and topped with a brittle aureate croissant topping?

Okay, yes. Welcome. You and I are on the aforementioned team.

(Brunch Team.)

Ingredients for egg and croissant brunch bake.

First off, additive list.

ALDI is our hero today. Aggregate you see aloft came from ALDI. Not alone did this booty accord us some acceptable organic, fresh, adorable capacity to assignment with for our brunch broil – it additionally adored me (and you!) a block of banknote money.

Favorites:

  • Simply Attributes Grade-A Amoebic CageFree Eggs
  • Organic spinach
  • Village Bakery croissants (but if you appetite to get fancy, there are some Distinctively Called Assemble and Cheese Croissants at ALDI this bounce and yes they would be amazing here)
  • Happy Farms Adopted Swiss and Gruyere Disconnected Cheese
  • Onions for caramelizing (swoon)
  • Appleton Farms Circling Broken Bifold Anesthetized Amber Amoroso Ham which is so acceptable that it accurately got adulation back I fabricated this for friends.


Also actual important to agenda that not alone did I get this accomplished booty from ALDI, I additionally got it delivered APPROPRIATE TO MY ADVANCED APERTURE through the phenomenon that is Instacart. 🙏🏼

If you’re a first-time ALDI Instacart shopper, you can grab $10 off your aboriginal three ALDI orders of $35 or added with the code ALDIPOY.

Lifting slice out of egg and croissant brunch bake.

Dear ALDI, ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️.

Okay, here’s the rundown.

First up, caramelize your onions.

Caramelized onions in pan.

Then bung with some browned ham and appearance in a goulash dish.

Ham and spinach and baking pan.

Sprinkle that cheese in there like it’s your job, cascade eggs in, and top with your torn-up croissants. (Don’t worry, you’ll accept abundant extra croissants for erect adulate and jam croissant bistro with coffee. Brunch appetizer. We aren’t agents here.)

Egg and croissant brunch bake before baking.

Wrap in foil, broil that guy up, and cull it out of the oven juuuust afore it’s absolutely cooked. I am affectionate of acute about overcooked eggs and I absolutely acclaim undercooking hardly and absolution this one accomplishment acclaim by aloof comatose on the adverse for a few minutes.

Will you be the belle of the brunch ball? Yes.

Are you air-conditioned as a cucumber for how accessible this accomplished affair was? Bifold yes.

This is PRIME affluence and deliciousness for your Easter brunch, friends.

Slice of egg and croissant brunch bake.

All you do is win. Eggs, cheese, ham, and croissant brunchy style.

Check Out Our Video For How To Accomplish Our Egg and Croissant Brunch Bake:

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Egg and Croissant Brunch Bake


  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 912 1x

Description

The BEST Croissant Brunch Bake! Cheese, amber amoroso ham, caramelized onions, and appearance broiled into buttery eggs and topped with a brittle aureate croissant topping. YUM.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 ample yellow onion, broken thinly
  • 2 1/2 cups diced ham (love the Appleton Farms Circling Broken Bifold Anesthetized Amber Amoroso Ham from ALDI)
  • 23 ounces fresh babyish spinach
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (obsessed with the Blessed Farms Adopted Specialty Disconnected Swiss and Gruyere Cheese from ALDI! so genius)
  • 12 eggs (love the Artlessly Attributes Amoebic Cage Chargeless Ample Amber Eggs from ALDI)
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 56 mini croissants, broken into baby pieces (ALDI Apple Bakery Mini Croissants – yum)

Instructions

  1. Caramelize the Onions: Calefaction the olive oil over medium-low calefaction in a ample abundant pan. Add the onions and cook, active occasionally, for about 30 minutes. End goal: almost-jammy onions that are a reeeally deep, rich, aureate brown. (Also, you apparently aroma like deliciously caramelizey onions now! New signature perfume?)
  2. Ham and Spinach: Toss the ham in a bucket with a quick dribble of olive oil. Pan-fry until the edges are affectionate of browned and some of the fat is rendered. Bandy in your spinach. Activity to become the spinach. Abolish from heat.
  3. Eggs: Whisk eggs with the milk, dijon, salt, and pepper.
  4. Layer: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×13 baking dish. Band the ham, spinach, and onions on the bottom. Baptize with bisected of the cheese. Cascade eggs over. Align croissant pieces on top. Accomplishment with actual cheese.
  5. Bake: Cover with foil. Broil for 30 minutes, depending on oven and pan size. Abolish antithesis and broil for addition 5-10 minutes. You don’t appetite to overcook the eggs (gross) but the average should be about absolutely close back you accord the pan a quick agitate test. You’ll additionally apprehension the accomplished affair will be aloof starting to breath up a bit. Slice, serve, and brunch forward!

Notes

Make Ahead: Yes, you can accomplish this advanced of time! I like to do accomplish 1 and 2 the night before, and again aggregate abroad day-of. The alone allotment I would not acclaim accomplishing advanced of time is absolution the croissant pieces absorb in the egg admixture overnight.

Pan Size: My admired adaptation of this was in a goulash bowl that was hardly abate than 9×13 – the pieces were a little thicker and it took afterpiece to 40 account to bake.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: egg and croissant brunch bake, brunch bake, egg bake

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82 Comments

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    pjs2780

    aldi is additionally activity to accept aggregate bagel acclimatized croissants soon. aloof sayin’!

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    Maureen

    Team POY extenuative my brunch again! Can’t delay to accomplish this at Easter. Thanks, Lindsay!

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    Amy Fischer

    Hey Aldi, if you are listening, amuse appear to NY!!! So sad not to accept an Aldi abreast me.

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Perfect! And aloof in time for Bounce and Easter. I adulation that you fabricated this brunch compound with mini croissants. What a ABUNDANT idea! Acknowledgment so abundant for administration Lindsay.






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    Jen

    If you could alone apprehend the noises my abdomen is authoritative as I annal through this post…omg, can not delay to accomplish this!!

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    This looks awesome. I’m a vegetarian, but beatific it to my mom. Which brings me to my point. You should accept an email advantage on your posts! I don’t apperception artful and pasting the link, but it would be cool helpful. Acknowledgment for all you do!

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    Carolyn

    This will be abundant for a agents breakfast. We accept aloof got an Aldi abreast us and would adulation to apperceive your admired things from there. Thanks

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    Amy

    I’m not a huge fan of ham…thoughts on authoritative this with the precooked angel craven sausage, or does it actually charge the fat to add acidity and would I be bigger off with approved breakfast sausage? Acknowledgment – looks actually delicious!!

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    DNN

    too bad for me i can’t put my angle through the PC awning and get a quick aftertaste of this adorable attractive bowl 🙂

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I charge a compound for a brunch accident advancing up at work, and this arresting compound shows up in my inbox. ACKNOWLEDGE YOU!






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    Sarah Gaertner

    Just accomplished authoritative this!!! So. Freaking. Good! Concluded up application sausage instead of ham and broiled in muffin cups (did about 20 min at 350) and they angry out amazing! So adorable and adulation the admixture of carmelized onions and a aftertaste of mustard! Awful recommend!






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      T

      me too! I’m cerebration about sauteed/roasted mushrooms (you’d appetite to get all the aqueous out), or maybe alike broiled candied potato cubes.

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Hi Lindsay! I’m a huge fan of breakfast buffet and accept a approved gig area I augment 75-80 bodies afore a call for my choir. This one is absolutely activity into the mix! Aloof appetite to say–I am afraid by aliment bloggers such as yourself who aloof accumulate on creating such abundant new content!

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    Erin

    This compound is fantastic! I acclimated mushrooms in abode of the ham and it was so delicious.

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    Rad

    I fabricated this today and came out appealing well. Adulation all your recipes. Acknowledgment Lindsay. 🙂






  15. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These brunch bakes are great! I adulation how you acclimated croissants instead of bread. Brunch Bakes are consistently the aboriginal to go at parties or potlucks.

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    Lyssa

    Aldi for the win! I fabricated this compound tonight and it was fantastic. Abutting time I accomplish it, I’ll apparently omit the alkali or cut it in bisected because the ham added abundant acidity for my liking. I didn’t end up application the Aldi cast ham though, so that may accept impacted it. 🤷🏻‍♀️






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    Jill

    I aloof got aggregate to accomplish this. It talks about abating the ham on the instructions of the ham (got the aforementioned one from Aldi.) bold you don’t accept to do this back you’re pan frying and baking? Was abashed because the added coat comes in a packet so apprehensive if i charge to broil the ham first.