Embark on a breakfast journey like no other with my recipe for Heavenly Churro French Toast Bites with King’s Hawaiian Rolls. This is perfect Christmas morning breakfast recipe!
Picture the irresistible combination of pillowy-soft rolls infused with cinnamon-kissed goodness, creating a morning symphony for your taste buds.
The distinct flavor of a churro comes from a combination of key ingredients and the cooking process.
Churros are a type of fried dough pastry that originated in Spain and have become popular in many Spanish-speaking and Latin American countries.
This delightful twist on a classic favorite is a testament to the magical fusion of Churro charm and the sweet embrace of King’s Hawaiian Rolls.
Get ready to elevate your breakfast or brunch game as I guide you through the steps of crafting this indulgent masterpiece.
Say goodbye to ordinary mornings and hello to a slice of breakfast heaven!
Ingredients in the Churro French Toast Bites Recipe
Picture waking up to the heavenly aroma of Churro French Toast made with the irresistible sweetness of King’s Hawaiian rolls.
To embark on this breakfast adventure, gather a package of those soft, pillowy rolls, perfect for soaking up the rich flavors that follow.
You’ll crack open four large eggs and in a dance of flavors, whisk them together with a cup of milk, a quarter cup of granulated sugar, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, a dash of ground cinnamon, and, if you’re feeling a bit adventurous, a pinch of ground nutmeg.
Don’t forget that hint of salt to balance it all.
With maple syrup and a sprinkle of cinnamon-sugar, your Churro French Toast Bites made with King’s Hawaiian rolls are ready to steal the show at your breakfast table.
You’ll also need 2 tablespoons butter for the griddle!
Dive in and relish the perfect fusion of fluffy rolls and churro-inspired goodness!
Substitute Ingredients to Use in this Heavenly Churro French Toast Bites Recipe
For a bit of culinary improvisation or a pantry-friendly twist on our Churro French Toast Bites with King’s Hawaiian rolls, consider a few substitute ingredients to keep things exciting.
If the King’s Hawaiian rolls are elusive, try swapping them with any soft, sweet bread you have on hand, like brioche or challah.
In the egg mixture, you can experiment with plant-based alternatives such as almond milk or coconut milk for a dairy-free delight.
Feeling bold? Substitute brown sugar for the granulated sugar to add a caramelized richness to your French toast.
As for the spices, nutmeg can be replaced with a dash of allspice or even a hint of cardamom for an exotic touch.
The beauty of breakfast lies in its adaptability, so feel free to play with these alternatives and make this Churro French Toast uniquely yours.
Instructions for Making Churro French Toast Bites with King’s Hawaiian Rolls
To kick off this breakfast fiesta, separate the package of sweet rolls into individual pieces, setting the stage for a taste bud symphony.
Now, whisk together four large eggs and a cup of milk, a quarter cup of granulated sugar. Add a teaspoon of vanilla extract. And a sprinkle of cinnamon (add a pinch of nutmeg if you’re feeling adventurous).
Dip each roll into this velvety concoction, letting it soak up the flavors.
Add 2 tablespoons of butter to a large griddle. Over medium heat, when butter is melted add in the dipped rolls.
Picture the sizzle as they hit the griddle, transforming into golden perfection.
Once your churro-infused French toast is cooked to golden brown, place it on a plate, ready to be adorned with powdered sugar and a sprinkle of cinnamon goodness.
I like to roll the cooked French toast bites lavishly in the cinnamon sugar mixture!
Serve them up with your favorite toppings – maple syrup, a dollop of whipped cream, or a medley of fresh fruits.
This breakfast creation is a celebration of simple ingredients and the joy they bring to your morning ritual. They make the perfect addition to any delicious brunch menu!!
So, dive in and relish every bite of your homemade Churro French Toast with King’s Hawaiian rolls!
Tips and Tricks
Let’s sprinkle in a few tips to ensure your Churro French Toast Bites with King’s Hawaiian rolls becomes a breakfast masterpiece.
Firstly, let the King’s Hawaiian rolls sit out at room temperature for a bit before separating. This way, they’ll absorb the egg mixture like eager flavor sponges.
When whisking your eggs, milk, sugar, and spices, don’t rush the process. Let the ingredients mingle and dance, creating a symphony of flavors.
When dipping your rolls into the egg mixture, give them a little extra love. Make sure each roll is thoroughly coated for that decadent taste in every bite.
As you sizzle these golden delights on the griddle, keep an eye on them. Patience is key for that perfect, crispy exterior.
And here’s a secret weapon – a sprinkle of cinnamon-sugar! While they’re still warm. This will elevate the churro essence to new heights.
Don’t forget to customize your toppings, adding a personal touch to this breakfast indulgence. Whether you’re a maple syrup enthusiast or a whipped cream aficionado, make it yours and relish the morning magic!
Ideas of Items to Serve with This Recipe
Elevate your breakfast experience by pairing this Churro French Toast Bites with King’s Hawaiian rolls with some delightful companions.
Picture a steaming cup of freshly brewed coffee or a refreshing glass of cold brew. The rich, bold flavors perfectly complement the sweet and cinnamon-kissed notes of the French toast.
For a touch of freshness, a side of sliced strawberries, bananas, or a medley of mixed berries. Fruit adds a burst of color and a juicy contrast.
Pure maple syrup adds even more sweetness to this sweet breakfast recipe!
If you’re feeling a bit fancy, a dollop of vanilla bean-infused whipped cream takes this breakfast affair to a whole new level.
The warm, comforting aroma of the French toast, mingling with the aromatic coffee, creates a symphony for your senses.
So, set the table, gather your loved ones. Let the flavors of this Churro French Toast Bites with King’s Hawaiian rolls harmonize with the perfect breakfast or brunch ensemble.
How to Store and Reheat Churro French Toast Bites
Let’s talk about storing and reheating these leftover bites of heaven.
If, by some miracle, you find yourself with leftovers, fear not – they can be your breakfast hero once more.
Simply let them cool to room temperature, then store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
The next day, when the craving strikes, you have a couple of options.
For a quick fix, the microwave is your ally – just zap each slice for about 20 seconds, and voila, the warmth and flavors are revived.
If you’re after that golden, crispy exterior once more, opt for the oven or toaster oven. A few minutes at around 350°F (175°C) should do the trick.
Now, sit back, savor the convenience, and relish in the fact that the joy of Churro French Toast Bites can be a repeat performance.
If you’re looking for other ideas of what to include on your breakfast or brunch menu, check out my Cheesy Tater Tot and Sausage Breakfast Bake! You could also make my Breakfast Kabobs or my Egg’s Benedict Casserole recipes!
Churro French Toast Bites
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- 1 package of King’s Hawaiian rolls
- 4 large eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg optional
- Pinch of salt
- 2 Tablespoons butter for cooking
- Prepare the Rolls:
- Separate the King’s Hawaiian rolls into individual pieces. You can cut them in half for even smaller bites!
- Make the Egg Mixture:
- In a shallow dish, whisk together eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg (if using), and a pinch of salt until well combined.
- Dip the Rolls:
- Dip each piece of King’s Hawaiian roll into the egg mixture, ensuring that all sides are coated. Allow excess egg mixture to drip off.
- Cook the French Toast:
- Heat a skillet or griddle over medium to low heat and add a knob of butter to coat the surface.
- Cook the dipped rolls on the skillet for 2-3 minutes per side or until they are golden brown and cooked through.
- Remove the churro French toast from the skillet and place on a serving plate.
- Optional: While still warm, dust the French toast with powdered sugar or roll in a cinnamon-sugar mix.
- Add Toppings:
- Serve with your favorite toppings like maple syrup, whipped cream, or fresh fruits.
- Dig in and savor the delicious churro-flavored French toast made with the sweet and soft King’s Hawaiian rolls.
- Feel free to customize the recipe based on your preferences, and enjoy this delightful breakfast treat!