- 6 large eggs
- 350 g heavy cream 35% fat (half and half)
- 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- pinch of ground nutmeg
- pinch of salt
- 6 pieces of sliced bread (2.5 cm thick) preferably 1 day old
- 4 tablespoons butter, unsalted
- 4 tablespoons sunflower oil
- maple syrup, to serve (optional)
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French Toast! Warm, delcious and a favorite all year round! You can make it with any type of bread, or an assortment of sweet breads to give it a different taste each time and recreate any leftover holiday breads.The list is never ending! You can use: Homemade Sandwich Bread, Brioche, Pumpkin Bread, Vegetarian Sweetbread, Happy New Year Cake, Braided Nutella Bread, Sweet Bread with a Vanilla Cream and Caramelized Walnut Filling, Cinnamon Sweet Bread, Sweet Mahlab Bread, Holiday Chestnut Filled Sweet Bread .... Be inspired and create your own favorite kind of French Toast!!
- Combine the eggs, heavy cream, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a bowl and set aside.
- Place the slices of bread in a shallow pan, large enough to fit them all in 1 layer.
- Pour the mixture over them and let them soak for 10 minutes. Flip them over and allow to soak again for another 10 minutes.
- Preheat the oven to 140* C (284* F) Fan.
- Fit a baking pan with a wire rack and set aside.
- Melt 2 tablespoons of butter and 2 tablespoons of sunflower oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Fry half of the slices of bread for 3-5 minutes on each side, until golden.
- Transfer to wire rack and put them in the oven to keep them warm.
- Wipe down the pan with paper towels and repeat the same process for the remaining slices of bread adding butter and sunflower oil to the pan first.
- Let them stay in the oven for about 5 minutes before serving.
- Serve warm with maple syrup.
Nutrition information per portion
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.