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

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


  • 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


  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.