Croissant French toast

With Gypsy ham and Emmentaler cheese.

Recipe from: 08 September 2012
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min


  • 6
  • 60
  • 3
    chopped chives
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5
  • 15
    cooking oil
  • 4
    croissants - cut in half and flattened a bit
  • Djion mustard for spreading
  • 4 - 8
    slices gypsy ham
  • 4 - 8
    slices emmentaler cheese
Servings: Change Serving


Beat the eggs, milk and chives together and season. Add the butter and oil to the pan and heat until bubbling.

Dip 2 pieces of croissant in the egg mixture (allow them to absorb lots of egg) and fry over moderate heat until golden on each side (about 30 seconds a side). Remove and place on paper towel and fry the rest. Keep the others warm by placing in a warmer drawer or a low oven.

Spread the fried croissants with a bit of mustard and sandwich a slice or two of ham and cheese between 2 pieces of croissants. Top with some rocket.

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