Recipe: Brioche French Toast

Brioche French Toast with strawberries

This recipe is easy to make and yields a delicious plate of french toast. It naturally makes 8 pieces of french toast, so be ready to share with family or friends! (You can also cut the recipe in half to make 4 pieces of french toast.)

Original recipe from Food Network’s Robert Irvine.

Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk (lactose-free milk is okay too)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 slices brioche bread (challah or white bread is okay too)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup, warmed
Equipment
  • Small bowl
  • 10-inch or 12-inch skillet (nonstick frying pan is okay too)
  • Shallow container (i.e. bowl, tupperware, pie plate)
  • 2 forks
Directions
  1. In a small bowl, combine cinnamon, nutmeg, and white sugar and set aside briefly.
  2. In a 10-inch or 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk together cinnamon mixture, eggs, milk, and vanilla. Pour into a shallow container.
  3. Dip bread flat-side down in egg mixture briefly and remove. Using a fork, scrap off excess egg mixture from bread.
  4. Fry bread slices until golden brown. Flip to cook the other side.
  5. Serve warm with syrup.

Published by Danielle Laub

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)

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