Croissant French Toast Recipe

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Denise Published: December 4, 2020 Modified: October 21, 2021
Croissant French Toast Recipe

How To Make Croissant French Toast

Try a unique twist for brunch with our delectable croissant french toast! Use up flaky and buttery croissants in place of bread for a more tasteful plate.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Chill and Stand Time: 1 hour
Total: 2 hours

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 8large eggs,beaten
  • 1cupwhole milk
  • 1cupheavy cream,(thickened cream)
  • 2tbspwhite granulated sugar
  • 1tbsppure vanilla extract
  • 1tspground cinnamon
  • ½tspsalt
  • 12croissants,medium-sized, about 1¼ lb
  • cupCanadian maple syrup
  • ¼cupbutter,thinly sliced
  • ground cinnamon,to dust
  • vanillin sugar,to dust
  • powdered sugar,or ice cream, maple syrup, fruit, to serve

Instructions

  1. Lightly grease a 9×13 inch-baking dish with nonstick cooking oil spray.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, cream, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and salt.

  3. Halve the croissants horizontally.

  4. Arrange the bottom slices in the base of the baking dish.

  5. Pour over half of the egg mixture, then drizzle with maple syrup.

  6. Add the remaining croissants over the top, then pour the remaining egg mixture over the croissants.

  7. Cover, then place the dish in the fridge for 30 minutes or overnight.

  8. Remove the baking dish from the refrigerator, then let stand for at least 30 minutes.

  9. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  10. Top the croissants with thinly sliced butter, then dust with cinnamon and vanillin sugar.

  11. Transfer to the oven, then bake for 45 to 50 minutes or until the croissants are golden.

  12. Serve croissant french toasts warm with powdered sugar or any desired toppings, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 485.08kcal
  • Fat: 31.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 17.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.10g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.04g
  • Fiber: 1.55g
  • Sugar: 22.73g
  • Protein: 11.39g
  • Cholesterol: 273.20mg
  • Sodium: 424.09mg
  • Calcium: 122.31mg
  • Potassium: 218.69mg
  • Iron: 1.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 351.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.30mg
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