Sweet and eggy French toast is a brunch time classic. Use thick slices of French bread or challah for this recipe and serve it with plenty of maple syrup.

Yield: Makes 8.



  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp thawed frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp salted butter
  • 8 slices French or challah bread, 1 inch thick
  • Maple or pancake syrup*


  1. Whisk eggs in a large shallow bowl or pie plate. Whisk in cream, orange juice concentrate, vanilla and nutmeg until blended.
  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick frypan over medium heat. Working in batches, dip bread slices in egg mixture, turning to coat both sides. Cook bread slices, turning once, until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Serve with syrup.
Nutritional analysis per serving:

270 calories, 10 g fat, 10.3 g protein, 34.6 g carbohydrate, 1.4 g fibre, 429 mg sodium