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Cinnamon Citrus French Toast

Try a tangy twist on tradition with our cinnamon citrus French toast. Feel free to mix and match citrus to suit your tasteor use brioche instead of baguette slices. Have fun creating your own signature breakfast. 
Servings: 4-6
Total Time: 20m
Prep Time: 5m
Cooking Time: 15m
Cinnamon Citrus French Toast

Ingredients

For the toast
  • 1 French baguette, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Juice of 1 orange
  • Juice of 1 blood orange
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • Butter, for frying
For garnish
  • Sliced citrus fruit
  • Citrus zest
  • Maple syrup

Preparation Instructions

  1. Mix the batterIn a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, citrus juice, cinnamon, and pinch of salt. In a small bowl, stir together granulated sugar and cinnamon.
  2. Prepare the panAdd about 1 tablespoon butter to skillet over medium high heat. When butter has melted, swirl pan to spread evenly, then sprinkle skillet evenly with some of the cinnamon sugar.
  3. Make the French toastDip each slice of bread in egg mixture, making sure both sides are soaked. Place bread slices in pan, sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Garnish and serveServe on individual plates with citrus slices, a sprinkling of zest, and a side of warm maple syrup for drizzling.

Tips

Stale Bread? Even Better!

French toast is the perfect solution for bread thats slightly past its prime. Drier slices soak up extra custard for a creamier interior.