Crème Brûlée Breakfast Bake

Blogger Sarah W. Caron of Sarah's Cucina Bella shares a favorite recipe. This breakfast bake is like a giant eggy pancake with a layer of sweet, rich crème brûlée--it’s heavenly.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 9 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

Crème Brûlée Layer

cup unsalted butter
cup packed light brown sugar
tablespoons light corn syrup


cup Bisquick Heart Smart® mix
cup reduced-fat milk
eggs, slightly beaten
cup sugar
teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 Grease 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with butter. Set aside.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, cook Crème Brûlée Layer ingredients over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes, beating with whisk, until it becomes a smooth liquid. Pour into baking dish.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat Batter ingredients with whisk until well combined. Pour over the crème brûlée layer. Cover and chill at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 4 Heat oven to 350°F. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until golden brown and center is set. Cut into 6 squares, and enjoy.

Expert Tips

Loosen breakfast bake from edges of baking dish with butter knife before cutting.

This can be made the night before and chilled overnight before baking.