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pinksand Dec 20, 2012 12:32 PM

Can you make French Toast with Croissants? I know you CAN, but is it a good idea? Anyone tried it? Does it flake apart in the pan? I'm tempted to do it for Christmas brunch.

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    Maximilien RE: pinksand Dec 20, 2012 12:39 PM

    You can do it, but it does not look good, the croissant does not hold up well when dipped in the eggs.

    Get a Brioche if you can.

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      Violatp RE: pinksand Dec 20, 2012 12:52 PM

      You could try sort of a baked French toast with the croissants. Not sure if that's just bread pudding, though!

      1. sunshine842 RE: pinksand Dec 20, 2012 01:49 PM

        I wouldn't -- not only do they flake, but they tend to just dissolve in liquid, rather than becoming the liquid-holding sponge that brioche or regular bread becomes.

        1. caseyjo RE: pinksand Dec 20, 2012 01:55 PM

          I've done it, but it's not as good as it sounds. If you want to go fancier than regular white bread french toast, I'd go with brioche.

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            HillJ RE: pinksand Dec 20, 2012 03:10 PM

            http://www.honeyandbutter.com/bread/c...

            best of both worlds and super easy. We have this for Sunday brunch often.

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