Butterscotch orange croissant dessert

Unsure what to do with Sunday's left-over croissants? Here's how to turn them into a delicious pud.
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Recipe from: 6 November 2015
Preparation time: 10min + Standing time
Cooking time: 1h 15 min


  • 5
    croissants, one day old
  • 1/4
    orange marmalade
  • 1
  • 1
  • 3
  • 100
  • grated zest of 2 oranges
  • butterscotch
  • orange croissant
  • 30
  • 100
    light brown sugar
  • 1/4
    golden syrup
  • Juice of 2 oranges
  • 1/2
    double cream
Servings: Change Serving



Preheat the oven to 160ºC.

Slice croissants lengthwise into 1cm-wide slices. Spread one side with orange marmalade. Arrange slices in a buttered ovenproof dish. Whisk together cream, milk, eggs, sugar and zest in a jug and pour over croissants. Set dish aside for 30 minutes.

For the butterscotch sauce:
Heat butter, sugar, golden syrup and juice in a pot over low heat stir until sugar has melted. Increase heat; cook for 5–8 min until almost caramel. Remove from heat and stir in cream. Pour half of sauce over the pudding and bake for 1 hour or until set.

To serve:

Serve pudding warm with the extra sauce on the side.

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