Strawberry Croissant French Toast

With Mother’s Day just around the corner (Sunday, May 13), I thought it would be a great time to rewind and give another great recipe a chance at the spotlight! We always like to have a nice breakfast on Mother’s Day, so I thought this recipe would be perfect for a Mother’s Day brunch! It’s so easy to make, and such a crowd pleaser!

I think it will be on our menu this year! Except that my hubby won’t be home for Mother’s Day this year. It’s just me & the kids…no guilt trip here honey.  Nope.  None at all. Don’t worry about me.  All alone.  With the kids.  Making my own Mother’s Day breakfast. Sniff.  😉

Strawberry Croissant French Toast

Strawberry Croissant French Toast

Author Jo-Anna Rooney


French Toast:

  • 4-6 large croissants
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • powdered sugar
  • whipped cream

Fresh Strawberry Syrup

  • 1 lb fresh strawberries 1 clamshell
  • 1/2 - 2/3 cup granulated sugar


Making the french toast:

  1. Whisk together the milk, eggs and vanilla.
  2. Cut the croissants into halves horizontally. Then dip them into the egg mixture, coating well.
  3. 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).

Making the strawberry syrup:

  1. Cut the strawberries into quarters, and add them to a saucepan with the sugar (add sugar to taste).
  2. Cook on low-med heat until the mixture is syrup-like, and the strawberries are cooked.
  3. At this point you can leave the syrup chunky, or puree it. I pureed mine, as we like this better.
  4. Enjoy!
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Let’s eat!

Top the croissant french toast with whipped cream, a little powdered sugar and the strawberry syrup!


  • For the syrup, you could use frozen strawberries too.  Just unthaw them and continue with the recipe.
  • Or use any berry you like!  I bet raspberries or blueberries would be amazing!

Strawberry Croissant French Toast

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  • Reply Stephanie @ henry happened April 27, 2012 at 4:28 PM That looks amazing - I'm so excited for strawberry season! And I can't believe mother's day is just around the corner, yikes! Sorry you will be on your own :(
  • Reply The Hubby April 27, 2012 at 4:37 PM First rolled up socks and now this....I will make up for it with a Mothers Day Dinner that will be to die for I promise!!!
  • Reply C'est moi Claudette April 27, 2012 at 5:46 PM WOW that looks AMAZING. I'll be away for Mother's Day, so nobody will be cooking me anything fancy but a nice restaurant. YEAH!!!!
    Happy weekend
  • Reply hardydanielle April 27, 2012 at 6:32 PM This looks DEE licious!!!! Yummy... I can almost taste it..(i wish!!!) I cannot wait to make this for Sunday brunch!
  • Reply Catie @ Catie's Corner April 27, 2012 at 10:04 PM I LOVE croissants!! Instead of getting a donut at Safeway, I always get a sugar glazed croissant with chocolate drizzle. I'm sure it's way worse for me than a regular donut, but they are soo good! I will definitely be trying this recipe. Thanks for sharing, again. ; )

    Have a great weekend!
  • Reply keri April 28, 2012 at 12:09 AM Ummm.... YUM!! Stopping by from TT&J and SO glad that I did!!
  • Reply RecipeGirl April 28, 2012 at 12:29 AM I love this fun recipe! Croissants for French toast- brilliant!
  • Reply Ali Richardson April 28, 2012 at 12:39 AM oooh, yum! That looks delicious!!!
  • Reply Rebecca April 28, 2012 at 1:25 AM Woman you are not helping me on my diet! Your posts are always so yummy, lol! Its no longer strawberry season here (downunder) so I will just have to be happy for you - enjoy those gorgeous red berries hon! Becks x
  • Reply Amarie April 28, 2012 at 1:48 AM Oh, my! I'm making these for myself! :)
  • Reply Magnolia Cottage April 29, 2012 at 2:32 AM Wow, this looks amazing... So delicious!

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