Croissant French Toast With Fresh Strawberry Syrup
By Lvs2Cook on June 14, 2005
Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
About This Recipe
"A wonderful dish for a special breakfast or brunch. Prep time does not include the time that strawberry syrup stands."
day-old plain croissants
Sweetened Whip Cream
1 1/2 tablespoons
Fresh Strawberry Syrup
1/4 cup orange liqueur or 1/4 cup
grated orange rind
For French toast:.
Slice croissants in half lengthwise.
Whisk together milk, eggs, and vanilla. Pour into a shallow dish. Dip croissant halves into egg mixture; coating well.
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.
For sweetened whip cream:.
Beat cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar, beating until stiff peaks form.
For fresh strawberry syrup:.
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.
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