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Caramelised croissant French toast

Caramelised croissant French toast

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/caramelised-croissant-french-toast

Turn Co-op all butter croissants into an indulgent brunch dish

  • Feeds 4Feeds 4
  • Ready in 20 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    19%
    1590kj 381kcal
  • Fat
    High 31%
    21.8g
  • Saturates
    High 60%
    12.1g
  • Sugar
    Med 21%
    19.3g
  • Salt
    Low 7%
    0.15g

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 37g

Ingredients

  • 2 large Co-op British free range eggs
  • 4 tbsp Co-op semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 4 Co-op all butter croissants, halved lengthways
  • 2 tbsp Co-op unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp Fairtrade caster sugar
  • Fresh berries, to serve

Method

  1. Whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla, maple syrup and half the cinnamon in a shallow bowl
  2. Soak the croissants in the mixture for a few seconds on each side
  3. Melt half the butter in a frying pan on a medium heat until foaming, then fry 4 of the croissant halves for 2-3 mins on each side, pressing down lightly, until golden brown and crisp
  4. Transfer to a baking tray and repeat for the remaining halves and butter
  5. Preheat the grill to medium-high
  6. Mix the caster sugar with the rest of the cinnamon and sprinkle generously over the top of the croissants
  7. Grill for 1-2 mins, until the sugar melts and caramelises, then serve the croissants drizzled with the extra maple syrup and topped with fresh berries