French toast is a breakfast classic in America. Although its typically made with thick challah bread, there are so many other breads to experiment with. This croissant french toast changes the breakfast game to make it using croissants.
Switching up the bread and using croissants creates the perfect opportunity to sandwich the two halves of the croissant with all sorts of additions. Bananas, strawberries, and whipped cream were used in this variation.
You could go crazy and spread one layer with Nutella, melted chocolate, or peanut butter, top that with fruit, and then place the other half of the croissant over it.
Pour on some syrup and this breakfast tops all others. You could even go savory with cheese and spices.
Croissant French Toast
- Prep Time:10 mins
- Cook Time:10 mins
- Total Time:20 mins
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg optional
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 4 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 5 croissants
In a small bowl, combine the cinnamon, nutmeg, and sugar.
Melt the butter.
In a large bowl, whisk together the cinnamon mixture, butter, eggs, and milk. Continually whisk so that the hot butter doesn't cook the egg.
Slice croissants in half, like you would for a sandwich.
Dip croissant halves into mixture.
Place on a medium-sized skillet over low heat. Fry on each side for about 3-4 minutes, or until golden.
Stuff french toast with desired toppings, and top with maple syrup and a dusting of powdered sugar.
Remember to get creative, the croissant french toast is simply the base to create an over the top, truly remarkable breakfast that everyone can customize.
Plus, you can make it with multiple people and let them customize their croissants whichever they want.