Croissant French Toast with Strawberry Syrup

Ooooh, it’s Secret Recipe Club time again!
This month I was assigned Melanie’s food blog called Fabulously Fun Food.
Her blog is full of great recipes!  
But this month, because Christmas is just around the corner, I wanted to choose something festive!
I was drawn to this recipe for Croissant French Toast with Strawberry Syrup
…because right away it made me think of Christmas morning!  
This would be a perfect recipe for the big day!  
It’s easy, and sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Croissant French Toast
4-6 large croissants
3/4 cup milk
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
powdered sugar
whipped cream
  • Whisk together the milk, eggs and vanilla.
  • Cut the croissants into halves horizontally.  Then dip them into the egg mixture, coating well.
  • Cook the croissants on a large non-stick surface until golden brown, making sure to flip half way through (about 2 minutes on each side).

Fresh Strawberry Syrup
1 lb fresh strawberries (1 clamshell)
1/2 – 2/3 cup granulated sugar

  • Cut the strawberries into quarters, and add them to a saucepan with the sugar (add the sugar to taste).
  • Cook on low-medium heat until the mixture is a syrup like consistency, and the strawberries are cooked.
  • At this point you can leave the syrup chunky, or puree it.  I pureed mine, as we like the consistency better.

Let’s eat!
Top the croissant french toast with whipped cream, a little powdered sugar and the strawberry syrup!  Delish!!

  • I didn’t make any adjustments to the recipe for the croissant toast.  I did however make the recipe for the strawberry syrup on my own.
  • You could use frozen strawberries too, I’m sure.  Just unthaw them and continue with the recipe.
  • Or use any berry you like!  I bet raspberries or blueberries would be amazing!

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  • Reply Loveforfood December 12, 2011 at 1:48 PM

    french toast/strawberry .. wow! i am going to try that…

  • Reply Julia Miller December 12, 2011 at 2:11 PM

    That looks so yummy!

  • Reply Miz Helen December 12, 2011 at 2:18 PM

    A beautiful presentation for your French Toast and wonderful Strawberry Syrup. It is fun cooking with you at the SRC, have a great day!
    Miz Helen

  • Reply Nicole @ the Daily Dish December 12, 2011 at 2:23 PM

    I’ve always wanted to try French Toast with a Croissant and I think you may have just inspired me with your beautiful photos and your delicious pick for this month’s SRC! Yum!

  • Reply amanda @ fake ginger December 12, 2011 at 2:23 PM

    You know, I’ve always done casseroles that could sit overnight for Christmas morning but I think this would just be as easy and SO much tastier! It looks delicious!

  • Reply Melanie December 12, 2011 at 2:25 PM

    Your French toast is beautiful! I also really like your strawberry syrup recipe. I’ll need to try that one when I’m around little ones!

  • Reply Melissa | Dash of east December 12, 2011 at 3:33 PM

    French toast with croissants? Yes, please! These look so delish! What a perfect recipe for a holiday brunch 🙂

  • Reply Yummy Mummy December 12, 2011 at 3:42 PM

    Beautiful! Love your backdrop!

  • Reply Amy @ A Little Nosh December 12, 2011 at 6:26 PM

    Oh. My. Heaven.

    My thighs are bigger just looking at that plate, but man that looks delicious!

  • Reply Kristen December 12, 2011 at 6:41 PM

    Now that is my kind of breakfast. What a wonderful dish!!

  • Reply Ali Richardson December 12, 2011 at 11:50 PM

    Oh my goodness!! that looks SO delicious!

  • Reply Betsy December 13, 2011 at 2:14 AM

    Holy shizz, this looks incredible. The PERFECT indulgence for Christmas morning!

  • Reply Jenny @ Savour the Senses December 13, 2011 at 3:54 AM

    What a great idea! Love your photos as well! Glad to be a part of SRC with you! Check out my Shrimp & Artichoke Tapenade Crostini recipe from this month’s reveal. Happy eating!

  • Reply Allison December 13, 2011 at 10:14 AM

    I have never had crossiant French toast. It sounds incredible and the strawberry sauce pushes it over the edge. Not sure I can wait until Christmas for this.

  • Reply BigBearswife December 14, 2011 at 4:10 PM

    that dish is just stunning!!

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