Croissant French Toast With Fresh Strawberry Syrup

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Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

A wonderful dish for a special breakfast or brunch. Prep time does not include the time that strawberry syrup stands.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • French Toast

  • 4 large day-old plain croissants
  • 34 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Sweetened Whip Cream

  • 12 cup whipping cream
  • 1 12 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • Fresh Strawberry Syrup

  • 1 quart fresh strawberries
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 14 cup orange liqueur or 14 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind

Directions

  1. For French toast:.
  2. Slice croissants in half lengthwise.
  3. Whisk together milk, eggs, and vanilla. Pour into a shallow dish. Dip croissant halves into egg mixture; coating well.
  4. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 4 halves and cook 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining butter and croissant halves. Sprinkle with powdered sugar; top with sweetened whip cream and fresh strawberry syrup.
  5. For sweetened whip cream:.
  6. Beat cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
  7. For fresh strawberry syrup:.
  8. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and let stand 30 minutes or until sugar has dissolved. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until warm.