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Celebrate "One Good Life Day" with Orange Cinnamon French Toast!

Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Author: Jillee

Ingredients:

  • 6 large eggs
  • A dash of salt
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • Grated zest from 1 orange optional
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • 1 loaf thickly sliced French bread

Instructions:

  1. The night before you want to serve the French toast, slice bread into thick slices and leave it out to dry.
  2. The next morning, add eggs and a dash of salt to a mixing bowl and beat with fork until mixed.
  3. Add eggs, orange juice, zest (if you’re using it), and half-and-half into the mixing bowl and whisk together.
  4. Soak bread slices thoroughly in egg mixture.
  5. Place as many soaked bread slices in a lightly-greased hot skillet as will fit in single layer.
  6. Cook over medium heat until golden brown and no visible liquid egg remains, turning once.
  7. Transfer to a pan in a 200-degree oven to keep warm while you cook the remaining toast.
  8. Before serving, dust top with powdered sugar.
  9. Serve with maple syrup.