Eggnog French Toast

It’s that time of year again when everything starts to get a little bit more decadent, indulging in holiday treats like pies, cookies and of course, eggnog! After all, what would the holidays be without eggnog?syrup being poured over Eggnog French Toast

If you really want to treat yourself this year then ditch the store-bought eggnog and learn How To Make Homemade Eggnog. It’s thick and creamy, offering subtle hints of flavor and nutmeg that announce the start of the holiday season.

As delicious as this homemade eggnog is on its own, it’s also a great addition to other recipes. Yes, that’s right – eggnog is not just for sipping but can also be used to add flavor in everyday breakfast items like this Eggnog French Toast! This Eggnog French Toast is incredibly easy to prepare and makes the perfect substitution for heavy cream – an essential ingredient for delicious French toast.
the flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg make it a great dish to serve to guests during the holiday season and on Christmas morning. This recipe will get everyone in the holiday spirit!Eggnog French Toast on a plate with sliced bananas

While this recipe makes 6-8 slices, it can easily be doubled if you are serving a larger crowd or have some French toast super fans at your table. Great as a breakfast or dessert, this Eggnog French toast is a must-try this holiday!

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How do I store my eggnog french toast?

  • After cooking, wrap the French toast in aluminum foil and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. If it is not used within this time period, you can store the bread in a heavy-duty sealed plastic bag and store in the freezer for two to three months.

Do I have to use homemade eggnog?

  • You can choose to use whichever type of eggnog you prefer. Store-bought eggnog is an easier and quicker option if you are in a rush. However, homemade eggnog does tend to taste better, so it makes for more delicious French toast.

Can I prepare this meal the night before?

  • You can prepare this meal the night before and let the bread soak in the mixture overnight. However, when cooking the next day, be careful when removing the bread, as it may fall apart easier.

How to make Eggnog French Toast

  1. Set bread out overnight to harden, or use stale or day-old bread. (Fresh bread will work, but stale bread will hold up against more liquid, which makes a more stable French toast).ingredients for eggnog french toast
  2. Whisk together eggs, eggnog, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar until well combined.eggs, eggnog, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar in a bowl
  3. Dip each side of the bread in eggnog mixture until both sides are coated.dipping bread into eggnog mixture
  4. Place soaked bread on a hot, buttered pan and cook until golden brown on each side.french toast cooking in a cast iron pan
  5. Serve French toast warm with optional toppings.french toast on a plate

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EGGNOG FRENCH TOAST

This Eggnog French Toast is incredibly easy to prepare and makes the perfect breakfast for Christmas morning.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients
 

  • 6-8 slices thick-cut Italian loaf bread or Texas Toast
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup eggnog preferably homemade
  • ½ teaspoon maple extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar

Instructions

  • Set bread out overnight to harden, or use stale or day-old bread. (Fresh bread will work, but stale bread will hold up against more liquid, which makes a more stable French toast).
  • Whisk together eggs, eggnog, cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar until well combined.
  • Dip each side of the bread in eggnog mixture until both sides are coated.
  • Place soaked bread on a hot, buttered pan and cook until golden brown on each side.
  • Serve French toast warm with optional toppings.

Notes

Additional toppings: chopped pecans, whipped cream, syrup, fresh fruit, powdered sugar

Nutrition

Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 177mg | Sodium: 193mg | Potassium: 217mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 326IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 1mg

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