Eggnog French Toast Recipe

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Give your traditional French toast a holiday twist with eggnog French toast. Thick slices of buttery toast are dunked in an eggnog custard and crusted with a crispy pecan cornflake mixture for the ultimate holiday breakfast.
Breakfast
New American
12
ingredients
8
steps
35
minutes
Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.

Ingredients

Servings:
8
1
loaf of challah or brioche bread
3
large eggs
1 cup(s)
eggnog
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
freshly ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 cup(s)
cornflakes
1 cup(s)
finely chopped pecans
1/4 cup(s)
butter, divided
powdered sugar, for serving
maple syrup, for serving

Directions 8 steps | 35 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

Step 2

Slice the loaf of bread into thick 1½-inch slices. In a large baking dish, lay out the bread slices in a single layer.

Step 3

Make the custard. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, eggnog, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt.

Step 4

Pour the custard over the bread slices. Let stand for 10 minutes for the bread to soak up the custard.

Step 5

In a large shallow bowl, add the cornflakes and crush them with your hands until large crumbs form. Add the chopped pecans to the cornflakes and stir to combine.

Step 6

Heat a griddle or a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, and melt two tablespoons of butter. Gently lift a slice of bread and let any excess custard drip off of the bread and add to the cornflake mixture. Lightly press the cornflakes into the bread to coat on both sides.

Step 7

Transfer the coated toast into the griddle or skillet and cook 4-5 minutes on each side until lightly browned and the toast is cooked through. Repeat steps with the remaining pieces of toast.

Step 8

Top the eggnog French toast with powdered sugar and maple syrup. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
413
FAT
21.5 g
PROTEIN
11.1 g
CARBS
45 g

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Jolee S.

Jolee

20 Jul 2022

Who knew eggnog could make French toast so much better?! Loved this!

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Sarah D.

Sarah

08 Jul 2022

This recipe was so easy to follow and the photos are beautiful. Making this every Christmas morning from here on out!

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