Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Breakfast French Toast


  • 2 cups slivered almonds
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 24 thick slices French bread
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons canola oil or coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons butter
  • confectioners' sugar for dusting


this recipe is for 12 servings it can be scaled down if needed
  1. Place almonds in a small saucepan over low heat. Tossing frequently, toast until lightly browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, flour, salt, baking powder, almond extract and vanilla extract. Soak bread slices in the mixture until saturated. Place slices in a shallow pan. Refrigerate slices approximately 1 hour.
  3. Heat canola oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. One at a time, press one side of soaked bread slices in the almonds to coat. Fry bread slices on both sides until golden brown. Dust with confectioner's sugar before serving,