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Apple Cinnamon French Toast

This is the perfect recipe to make with homemade apple cinnamon loaf. It's the ultimate French toast for fall.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 344kcal
Author: Victoria

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fruity booze, such as apple or apricot brandy, or orange liqueur
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 to 10 (¾-inch-thick) slices apple cinnamon loaf, preferably stale (1 loaf of this bread should yield about 11 slices at that thickness including the ends)
  • Unsalted butter, as needed
  • Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting
  • Pure maple syrup, for serving

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, booze, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt. Then gently beat in the milk to combine.
  • Over medium heat, melt about a tablespoon of butter in a large non-stick skillet or griddle. Dip bread one slice at a time into the custard mixture and allow it to soak for about 30 seconds on each side. Place 2 or 3 slices of soaked bread onto the skillet (only as many pieces as will comfortably fit depending on the size you use), and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side until golden brown. Repeat with the remaining slices, adding more butter as needed to the pan. French toast can be kept warm in a low oven.
  • Dust French toast with confectioners’ sugar and serve with maple syrup on the side for drizzling. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 169mg | Sodium: 332mg | Potassium: 54mg | Sugar: 14g