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Mince Pie Croissant Pudding

Christmas: Mince Pie Croissant Pudding

Think mince pies crossed with a bread and butter pudding, but with croissants! A light but festive dessert everyone will love.

Prep: 20 minutesServes: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 pack St Pierre Croissants x8
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 cup sweet mincemeat, from a jar
  • 2 cups ready-made custard sauce
  • ¼ cup whole or skim milk
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Powdered sugar (confectioners sugar)

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F/Gas 4
  2. Depending on what dishes you have at home, grease either one large or two smaller ovenproof dishes with the butter
  3. Slice the 8 St Pierre croissants in half lengthways and spread each with some of the mincemeat, reserving a little for the top. Arrange the bottom halves in the dish(es)
  4. Mix the milk and the custard sauce and pour half over the croissants in the dish. Add the tops of the croissants and pour the rest of the custard mixture over the top and leave for 15 minutes to soak in
  5. Dot the remaining mincemeat over the top of the dish, and sprinkle on the orange zest
  6. Cover the dish loosely with foil and place on a baking tray. Bake fin the oven for 25-35 minutes (depending on the size of your dishes) or until the egg mixture is just set
  7. Dust over the powdered sugar before serving
St Pierre croissants

Croissants with Butter

The staple of any Parisian bakery, our classic croissants are produced in France with an authentic soft texture and a delicious buttery taste. Individually wrapped to maintain their freshness, they’re great inside lunch boxes or warmed up as a snack.

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