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3 stale croissants
2 egg yolks
2 whole eggs
3/2 cups cream
1/2 cup milk
2 tsps vanilla
cinnamon and nutmeg to taste
(next time I'll add sugar)

Preheat oven to 450F

Beat together eggs and yolks (and sugar if using any) until yellow and ribbony. Stir in cream and milk. Add cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla and thoroughly mix. Tear up croissants and place in an oven safe casserole. Pour liquid mixture over croissants and bake covered for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake until the center is just barely set, approximately another 15-30 minutes. Allow to rest for 10 minutes and serve.

Date: 2007-01-22 03:13 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nitouche.livejournal.com
Yum. Have you ever done Nigella Lawson's savoury croissant bread pudding with black forest ham and bocconcini?

Date: 2007-01-22 03:15 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] trom.livejournal.com
Oh my god now, but clearly it is a moral imperative....

Date: 2007-01-22 03:23 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nitouche.livejournal.com
I'm not sure "moral" is the term I'd use :P

Date: 2007-01-22 03:25 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] trom.livejournal.com
Maybe it should be a morel imperative? Fungus does go well with cream :)

Date: 2007-01-22 03:29 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] nitouche.livejournal.com
You should so come to visit in the spring -- we have a semi-secret morel site. Last year we picked and dried about a dozen...

And we can discuss morals, or the lack thereof, when you get here.

Date: 2007-01-22 03:32 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] trom.livejournal.com
Ooooooh, I've never been 'shrooming and it's been far too long since we discussed morals :)

Date: 2007-01-23 01:54 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kimcob.livejournal.com
can you explain the cream measurement? I may be sick and thick headed but I am not parsing it. Thanks!

Date: 2007-01-23 02:22 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] trom.livejournal.com
1.5 cups...

Date: 2007-01-23 07:20 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] lcohen
the problem with you is i read these things and really think i could try them.

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