Honey mustard croissants

by Barry Lewis

Prep time
3 mins
Cook time
7 mins


all butter croissants

good quality slices of ham

smoked applewood cheese (or your favourite melting cheese like cheddar)

2tbsp mustard (of your choice)

1tbsp light brown sugar

2tbsp honey

1tsp poppy seeds

1tsp sesame seeds

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, well if these honey mustard croissants are anything to go by, it may just be. These are delightfully yummy and perfect for a snack or light bite any time of day, there’s a honey mustard glaze over croissants with poppy and sesame seeds encasing gooey cheese and ham fillings – give these a go, they take less than 10 minutes!

The first step to making these croissants is to slice a pre-bought croissant in half carefully using a serrated knife.

Next take a slice of cheese and tear it up and cover one half completely in the cheese, before topping with torn slices of ham, ensure you cover the croissant half evenly. Top the ham with another layer of cheese then place the lid of the croissant back on top.

In a mixing bowl combine together the remaining ingredients, the mustard, honey, sugar and seeds and mix well until a thick paste is achieved. I’d recommend starting with slightly less mustard at first then gradually adding until happy with the balance. Brush the top of the croissant with the honey mustard mixture, the seeds should stick to the tops, ensure it is well coated.

Place on a baking tray and bake in the oven for 7 minutes in an oven pre-heated to gas mark 4 (or equivalent see cooking conversion tables) or until the tops are lightly browned and the cheese is melted. Let cool for a minute or so before gobbling up – incredibly delicious!