The Best French Toast

(from castro15’s recipe box)

Categories: Breakfast


  • 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 8 slices day-old brioche
  • Optional toppings: butter, maple syrup, fresh berries, whipped cream and confectioners' sugar


  1. In a shallow dish, whisk together the first 7 ingredients. Preheat a greased griddle over medium heat.

  2. Dip bread in egg mixture, letting it soak 5 seconds on each side. Cook on griddle until golden brown on both sides. Serve with toppings as desired.

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