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    Croissant French Toast with Fresh Strawberry Syrup

    Source of Recipe

    From "The All New Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook"

    List of Ingredients

    • cup whipping cream
    • 1 Tbsp powdered sugar
    • 4 large day-old croissants
    • cup milk
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 2 Tbsp butter
    • 3 Tbsp powdered sugar
    • Fresh Strawberry Syrup


    1. Beat whipping cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Add 1 tablespoons powdered sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Chill.

    2. Slice croissants in half lengthwise.

    3. Whisk together milk, eggs, and vanilla. Pour into a shallow dish. Dip croissant halves into egg mixture, coating well.

    4. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 4 croissant halves, and cook about 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Repeat procedure with remaining butter and croissant halves.

    5. Sprinkle with 3 tablespoons powdered sugar; top each serving with whipped cream and 2 tablespoons Fresh Strawberry Syrup.

      Makes 4 servings

      Fresh Strawberry Syrup:

      ◦  1 quart fresh strawberries, sliced
      ◦  cup sugar
      ◦  cup orange liqueur or orange juice
      ◦  1 tsp grated orange rind

      Combine all ingredients in a saucepan; let stand 30 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until warm.

      Makes about 2 cups




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