Croissant Day: French Brunch Recipe To Try

French Brunch recipe courtesy of Primula Light.

Croissant Day: French Brunch Recipe To Try.

Happy Monday. Today is also Croissant Day. How cool!? We love croissants.

My favourites are warmed up with jam on them but I also like a savoury filling.

How do you like to eat your croissants?

Fancy making a French brunch for croissant day? 

Do you like sweet fillings in your croissants or savoury?

Or both? Warm or cold?

Today I am sharing a savoury croissant full of egg cheese and watercress!!

French Brunch, how tasty!?

Croissant Day: French Brunch

The Info: Serves 1

Croissant Day: French Brunch

How To Make A French Brunch For Croissant Day:


50g of Primula Cheese Light

1 large croissant

1 large egg

A small knob of butter

Watercress, roughly chopped

Croissant Day: French Brunch

 How To Make:

1.) Preheat the oven to 200°C.

2.)Crack the egg into a bowl.

3.) Add a generous squeeze of Primula with ham.

4.) Season with salt and pepper and mix.

5.) Place the croissants in the oven to warm.

6.) Heat the butter in a large frying pan.Add the egg and cheese mixture and scramble until the eggs are fully cooked

7.) Then fold in the chopped watercress.

 8.) Remove the croissants from the oven and fill with the egg mixture.

9.) Serve immediately.

Croissant Day: French Brunch

Total calories: 339

Calorie Breakdown:

Primula Light (50g): 77 calories

Croissant x1: 104

Egg x1: 83 calories

Butter (10g): 73 calories

Watercress (10g): 2 calories

French Brunch recipe courtesy of Primula Light.

What do you think of this French Brunch recipe?

Fancy trying it out on croissant day?

You may also like this recipe:

Croissant Garland With Persimon Curd:

This lovely Spanish persimon curd is so easy to make, using simple fresh ingredients. For a festive idea, serve for breakfast with lemon icing-drizzled croissants arranged in a star shape – a spectacular treat to share! Croissant Garland With Persimon Curd.

Let me know in the comments below if you will be celebration croissant day today by eating some yummy croissants. 

Croissant Day: French Brunch

Claire Justine
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French Brunch recipe courtesy of Primula Light.


  1. Jonathan Gutteridge
    30th January 2017 / 1:48 pm

    Wow! That looks AMAZING! It looks like the perfect way to start your day!

  2. Anosa Malanga
    30th January 2017 / 4:33 pm

    How yummy does this French Brunch look, I normally like sweet fillings but thing is an exception

  3. Cathy Glynn
    30th January 2017 / 5:48 pm

    These look and sound delicious, one for the weekend. I prefer savoury fillings so these will go down well xx

  4. Alina Ghost
    30th January 2017 / 8:09 pm

    I absolutely love savoury croissants and these look so nice too. A big fan 🙂

  5. Lindsey Burton-Harrison
    30th January 2017 / 9:38 pm

    Now I'm hungry lol! This looks so tasty and a really treat, great to jazz it up sometimes instead of just having it warm x

  6. Tereza Kohutova
    31st January 2017 / 3:44 pm

    I'm all for brunches so totally bookmarking this for the weekend! It looks bloody delicious!! xx

  7. Five Little Doves
    31st January 2017 / 5:14 pm

    YUM!!!!! This looks amazing, croissants are a huge hit in our family and I shall be book marking this for the weekend!

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