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Croissant French Toast with Maple Bacon Whipped Cream

Croissant French Toast with Maple Bacon Whipped Cream on a white plate

Croissant French Toast with Maple Bacon Whipped Cream is inspired by my favorite Waikiki brunch spot. Buttery croissants are soaked in an egg and milk mixture. Crispy bacon is folded into maple flavored whipped cream.

  • Author: Renee Rendall
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 drops maple flavoring oil or extract
  • 1 slice crispy bacon, broken into small pieces
  • 2 large croissants or 4 small croissants, day old is best
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Using a mixer or a whisk and a strong arm, whisk together heavy cream, sugar, and maple flavoring until you get stiff peaks. A cold bowl and a cold whisk will help speed this along.
  2. Gently fold in your bacon crumbles. Stash your whipped cream in the fridge until you’re ready to serve.
  3. Put a non-stick skillet over medium heat or preheat a griddle.
  4. Whisk together egg, milk, and vanilla extract then pour onto a plate or other shallow dish.
  5. Slice open your croissants and dip both sides in the egg mixture. Feel free to let it soak a few seconds.
  6. Cook your croissants in your skillet three or four minutes per side or until golden brown.
  7. Top each croissant with a large dollop of maple bacon whipped cream and a little extra maple syrup if you like.

Equipment

Keywords: French Toast, Croissants, Bacon

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