STRAWBERRY GRAND MARNIER FRENCH TOAST - Artisan Farmer Markets
March 28, 2016

STRAWBERRY GRAND MARNIER FRENCH TOAST

Ingredients

For 4 PEOPLE

  • 4 Large Croissants
  • 1/2 cup Cream Cheese Softened
  • 16-20 Large Ripe Strawberries – Sliced Thinly
  • 6 Eggs
  • 1 cup Half & Half
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 2 tsp Vanilla or 2 tbs Grand Marnier liqueur
  • 3 Tbs Butter

Preparation

  • Slice croissants in half lengthwise and spread cream cheese on both sides. If the croissants are freshly baked they can be sliced and left overnight or 1 day old croissants can be used.
  • Place strawberries evenly one one side and then put the two halves together.
  • Beat eggs, cream, sugar and Grand Marnier until they are well blended
  • Pour sauce into dish, or dishes, that will accommodate the four croissants, then lay them in the sauce for a couple of minutes turning so each side is well absorbed but not soggy.
  • Heat a large frying pan, or griddle, melt the butter and place the croissants on and cook on each side for approx. 3-5 minutes depending on temperature. Make sure that they do not burn.
  • Dust with icing sugar and serve on a warmed plate with two kinds of fresh fruit and whipping cream. Serve with warmed Maple Syrup.

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