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Croissant French Toast

Croissant french toast is flaky, buttery, and eggy! It's delicious topped with whipped cream and whatever fresh fruit you have on hand! The perfect recipe for brunch at home.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, brunch, croissants, french toast
Servings: 4
Author: Aimee


  • 6 large croissants
  • 3 eggs (you need 1 whole egg plus 2 yolks)
  • 1 cup milk
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • butter for pan


  • Take the croissants and slice each in half, so you have a lot of surface area.
  • In a casserole dish, add the 1 egg plus 2 egg yolks. Add the milk, sugar, lemon zest, and whisk with a fork or whisk until well combined.
  • Take a griddle or skillet and heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add butter to the pan and swirl or spread so that butter is coating the pan or griddle.
  • Dip the croissant halves into the egg/milk mixture, and flip so each side is coated in the egg mixture. Add to the griddle and cook until golden brown. Flip and repeat on the other side.
  • Continue with all the slices of croissant.
  • Plate, adding 3 croissant halves to each plate. Top as desired (we love strawberries and soft whipped cream).