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Blueberry Croissant French Toast 

This blueberry croissant French toast with blueberry sauce is loaded with the flavors of buttery croissants, Fench toast, and blueberries.
Course Breakfast, brunch, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword baked blueberry french toast, croissant french toast
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 403kcal

Equipment

  • 13 x 9 inch pan or casserole dish

Ingredients

  • cooking spray
  • 6 large croissants already baked and sliced in half (hamburger style)
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 2 cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest

Instructions

  • Get out and measure your ingredients.
    Overhead photo of all the ingredients needed to make Blueberry Croissant French Toast.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and spray a 9”x13” baking dish with cooking spray.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, vanilla extract and syrup.
    Whisk together Eggs, heavy cream, vanilla extract and syrup in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Whisk until smooth.
    Ingredients whisked until smooth.
  • Dip each bottom croissant piece in the egg mixture and cover entirely with mixture. Place croissant halves on bottom of prepared pan.
    Croissant halves dipped in egg mixture and placed flat side up in a prepared pan.
  • Until all 6 are placed to fit.
    Croissant halves dipped in egg mixture and placed flat side up in a prepared pan. 6 in total.
  • Sprinkle with ½ cup blueberries.
    Half cup of blueberries sprinkled on top of the croissant halves in the pan.
  • Dunk and soak top halves of each croissant in egg mixture and place of top of each bottom half.
    Top halves of croissants dipped in egg mixture and placed on the bottom halves in the pan with fresh blueberries between.
  • Top with additional blueberries, about another ½ cup.
    Another half cup of fresh blueberries sprinkled onto the pan.
  • Place in the oven and bake for 35 minutes or until the tops of your croissants are golden brown.
    Baked Blueberry Croissant French Toast in a white pan. The tops of the croissants are golden brown.
  • While the croissants are baking, mix together your blueberry orange sauce.

Blueberry Orange Sauce

  • Over medium heat combine 1 cup blueberries, orange juice, sugar, cornstarch and orange zest.
    blueberries, orange juice, sugar, cornstarch and orange zest added to a pan over medium heat.
  • Stir until sauce thickens.
    blueberries, orange juice, sugar, cornstarch and orange zest combined in a pan over medium heat. The blue berries are still whole.
  • Continue stirring for 5-7 minutes or until sauce has reached a jelly like consistency. Pour in a heat resistant bowl and set aside.
    The blueberries have combined into the mixture.
  • When baking time is complete for the croissants, carefully remove from the oven and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes.
    Blueberry Croissant French Toasts cooling in a white pan.
  • Once cooled, begin serving immediately.
    Blueberry Croissant French Toasts in a white pan. One croissant has been removed.
  • On a small plate.
    Blueberry Croissant French Toast served in a round white plate with fresh blueberries.
  • Top with blueberry orange sauce.
    Blueberry Croissant French Toast topped with orange sauce in a white plate.
  • Until covered with sauce.
    Overhead photo of Blueberry Croissant French Toast in a white plate next to a bowl of orange sauce.
  • Add whipped or ice cream if desired.
    Overhead photo of a half-eaten blueberry croissant French toast.
  • Enjoy every bite.
    Closeup photo of a fork holding a bite of blueberry croissant French toast. More toast in the background on a white plate.

Nutrition

Calories: 403kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 184mg | Sodium: 246mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1003IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 2mg