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Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe

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Not very long ago, I received a delicious Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe from a friend.  While it pairs wonderfully with a big home-cooked breakfast or brunch, it would truly work for any time of day!  As we like having breakfast for lunch and supper sometimes too.  It’s so refreshing and delicious.  And since it has fresh blueberries, I like to consider it a little healthy too!

 

While I do enjoy baking and cooking for my family, I’m a HUGE fan of simple recipes that end up tasting like I spent a lot of time on it.  So I LOVE that I can put this recipe together fast and use very few dishes in the process.  The food processor attachment on my Ninja IntelliSense Kitchen System is once again my best friend, although not required for this recipe.

Baked Blueberry Bramble

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 Large Croissants
  • 1 Pint Fresh Blueberries
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 1/3 Cups Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3 Teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1 Pint Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Powdered Sugar (optional)

1. Prepare Pan And Cut Croissants

Take a 9×13 pan and spray with non-stick cooking spray.  Then cut up six large croissants into bite-sized pieces and layer in the pan.

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe ~ Delicious Breakfast Dessert

I’m showing you a whole croissant as well because when a group of moms were first talking about it, several got confused and automatically thought “crescent rolls” instead.

2.  Time For The Blueberries

Simply sprinkle evenly over the top of the cut up croissants.

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe ~ Delicious Breakfast Dessert

3.  Combine Remaining Ingredients (In Food Processor If You Have One)

This is the fun part where you place pretty much everything (except the blueberries and croissants) into your food processor and simply push a button.  Whip or beat for about 5 minutes until nice and creamy.  Of course, if you don’t have a food processor, you could beat with a hand mixer or stir (really well) by hand.

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe ~ Delicious Breakfast Dessert

4.  Pour

Once combined well, pour evenly over your blueberries and croissants.

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe ~ Delicious Breakfast Dessert

5.  Time To Marinate

Let your Blueberry Bramble Bake stand for 20 to 30 minutes so the cream mixture can soak in.

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe ~ Delicious Breakfast Dessert

6.  Bake

While every oven is different, baking time is about 45 minutes.  I usually set my timer for 35 minutes and just keep watching for it to be golden brown and set.   If you find that the edges are getting overdone but the center doesn’t look set yet, you can cover it with aluminum foil to prevent burning.

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe ~ Delicious Breakfast Dessert

7.  Sprinkle And Enjoy!

Once out of the oven, let it sit for about 10 minutes.  Then, you can sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve!

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe ~ Delicious Breakfast Dessert

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Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe
 
Recipe Type: Dessert
Prep time:
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Serves: 15
Ingredients
  • 6 Large Croissants
  • 1 Pint Fresh Blueberries
  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 1/3 Cups Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 3 Teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1 Pint Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Powdered Sugar (optional)
Instructions
  1. Grease a 9×13 pan.
  2. Cut up the croissants into bite size pieces and layer evenly in your pan. Set aside.
  3. In a food processor if you have one, add cream cheese, sugar, eggs, vanilla, and whipping cream. Combine on low for 5 minutes. (You can also use hand beaters or a stand mixer if you don’t have a food processor.)
  4. Pour mixture over blueberries and croissants.
  5. Set aside and let soak for 20-30 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Bake for about 45 minutes or till lightly browned and the center is set.
  8. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  9. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  10. Serve.
 

You can actually serve this warm or cold as my family seems to enjoy it both ways.

Blueberry Bramble Bake Recipe ~ Delicious Breakfast Dessert

If you’re looking for some more yummy breakfast recipes, I love whipping up my Baked French Toast, scrambled eggs, and bacon to go along with our Blueberry Bramble Bake.

Fall Fresh Baked French Toast {Recipe} - Perfect for making the night before and refrigerating so you can just toss in the oven in the morning! Or make and bake right away. Simple, delicious recipe that everyone loves! Sweet enough that you don't even "need" syrup! {Thrifty Nifty Mommy} #Recipe

Another great option that kids love would be Swiss Miss Pancakes!

An easy side to add to your breakfast or brunch are these moist and delicious Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe {Fall Favorite}

And finally, an easy but crowd-pleasing Yogurt Fruit Salad is the perfect way to round off our big meal.

Easy Yogurt Fruit Salad Recipe - 4 Ingredients!

Does your family enjoy having a big breakfast?  What are the go-to dishes that you make for it?

 

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Paula

Saturday 23rd of January 2021

Could I use frozen blueberries? We grow our own and I have a freezer full from last season and am looking for recipes to be able to use them.

Miranda

Sunday 24th of January 2021

Hi Paula,

Yes, I would think frozen should work as well.

Doxie Girl

Thursday 21st of January 2021

This is s great breakfast dish! I’ve made it several times and always get rave reviews from friends and family. The last time I made it I made one adjustment to recipe, I cut sugar to 1 cup and cannot tell any difference in the taste. Thanks for a keeper!

Dana Rodriguez

Wednesday 30th of December 2020

I love blueberries. This looks like something we would love!

Amy

Wednesday 25th of November 2020

I’ve made this several times and passed along the recipe to several people. We love this! I actually cut the sugar in half and didn’t notice much of a difference. I always get so many complements anytime I serve this!!

Shun

Sunday 11th of October 2020

I used whipped cream cheese instead because that is what I had and it worked very well and my family loved this at our Sunday brunch. I used everything else the same as your recipe suggested. The whipped cream cheese was probably easier to mix but I don’t know if the non-whipped cream cheese is hard to mix. 2 Questions: can frozen berries be used for when berries are not in season? Can fat free/reduced fat cream cheese be used?

Miranda

Sunday 11th of October 2020

Hello Shun.

Yes, I have used frozen berries and it's worked well. :) I would think fat free/reduced fat cream cheese would also be okay but I have not personally tried that alternative.

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