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Indulge in This Croffle Recipe for the Perfect Hybrid Breakfast

Milla Sigaba
Feb 25, 2024
11:30 A.M.
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As the culinary world evolves, our breakfast menus blossom, introducing the croffle recipe, a delightful blend that promises to kickstart your day with a crispy, flaky, and utterly delicious twist.

Trailing not too far behind the specialty corn dog and spicy stir-fried dakgalbi, the croffle—a golden hybrid of the croissant and waffle—emerged as the latest South Korean food sensation to captivate NYC in 2021.

This sweet and savory dessert hybrid simplifies indulgence to a buttery croissant crisped to perfection in a waffle iron, creating irresistible nooks and crannies for syrups, sauces, or your favorite toppings.

Whether you crave a snack, dessert, or breakfast, the croffle is your answer. Ready to dive into making the perfect batch of croffles? Keep reading for an easy guide that promises a gourmet breakfast experience at home.

Croffles | Source: Shutterstock

Croffles | Source: Shutterstock

Your Guide to Making Croffles

Embarking on the croffle journey requires nothing more than a passion for flavor and texture. Below is a straightforward guide, complete with ingredients and steps to craft your own croffle masterpiece:

Ingredients:

  • For Croffles:
    • 1 pack frozen mini croissants (Trader Joe's brand recommended)
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tbsp heavy cream
  • For Toppings:
    • 1 cup heavy cream
    • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
    • chopped fruit or cookies (optional)
    • honey, maple syrup, or melted chocolate (optional)

Equipment:

  • Belgian waffle maker
Croffles | Source: Shutterstock

Croffles | Source: Shutterstock

Directions:

1. The night before, defrost your frozen croissants in the fridge.

2. Come morning, whisk one egg with one tablespoon of heavy cream to make an egg wash. Brush this over the defrosted croissants.

3. Cook the croissants in your Belgian waffle maker for 3-4 minutes, or until they turn a deep golden brown.

A person cooking a croffle in waffle cooker | Source: Shutterstock

A person cooking a croffle in waffle cooker | Source: Shutterstock

4. Whip the heavy cream and sugar to stiff peaks for your toppings.

5. Adorn each croffle with whipped cream and your choice of chopped fruit or cookies.

6. Serve your croffles immediately for peak freshness. Store any leftovers at room temperature in an airtight container, minus the toppings.

A person pouring maple syrup into a plate of croffles | Source: Shutterstock

A person pouring maple syrup into a plate of croffles | Source: Shutterstock

This croffle recipe brings simplicity and indulgence together, transforming your breakfast into an extraordinary affair. With the perfect blend of crispy and flaky textures, complemented by your chosen sweet garnishes, it's set to become a beloved ritual in your morning routine.

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