Croque Madame Pull Apart Bread

Croque Madame Pull Apart Bread

Back in the kitchen with a snack that's gonna blow your mind: Croque Madame Pull Apart Bread. Layers of fluffy, buttery bread stuffed with gooey cheese, savory ham, and topped off with a perfectly fried egg. It's like a fancy French sandwich got cozy with a pull-apart bread loaf, and let me tell you, it's a match made in culinary heaven.
We're talking about taking that classic croque madame flavor—rich, creamy, and oh-so-indulgent—and turning it into a snack you can devour with your hands. Each bite is a symphony of flavors and textures, with the gooey cheese, salty ham, and runny egg all coming together in perfect harmony.
So if you're looking to impress your taste buds—and maybe even a few guests—whip up a batch of Croque Madame Pull Apart Bread.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Loaf, Snack
Cuisine American, French
Servings 1 Person

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Circular loaf
  • Smoked ham slices
  • 1 tablespoon grated gruyere cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Bay leaf
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 Fried egg
  • Chopped chives

Instructions
 

  • Cut wedges along the side of a circular loaf going from the center to the edge making sure not to cut it all the way through.
  • Stuff each wedge with a slice of smoked ham and 1 tablespoon of grated gruyere cheese.
  • For the sauce, melt 2 tablespoons of butter and whisk in 2 tablespoons of flour.
  • When the flour and butter combine, whisk in 1 cup of milk, 1 teaspoon of nutmeg and a bay leaf.
  • When the mixture bubbles, turn off the heat and whisk in 1 cup of grated parmesan cheese.
  • Cover the stuffed loaf in the sauce and bake at 425°F for 12-15 minutes.
  • Take it out, garnish with chopped chives and a fried egg.
Keyword croque madame, eggs, ham, loaf, pull apart

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