Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Challah Bread French Toast

Happy Wednesday!

A big thanks to everyone for all the nice comments and emails about yesterday’s Challah Bread!

I couldn’t wait to slice it up today!


Today I turned that loaf into some delicious french toast. This is a great dish for a Sunday Brunch, you start it on the stove and let it finish in the oven.

This recipe comes from  Rachel Ray’s Crunchy Vanilla-Almond French Toast with Fancy Fruit Topping. I made a few changes and omitted the sauce, but if I were to make this for a brunch I would be sure to add the fruit topping.

Challah Bread French Toast

  • 6 eggs
  • 3/4  cup half n’ half
  • 2 tsps. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbl real maple syrup
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsps. freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 tsps. cinnamon
  • 4 cups whole grain cereal flakes (I used Kashi)
  • 1/2 cups almonds, roughly chopped
  • 16 slices thick cut challah bread
  1. Beat the eggs, half n’ half, vanilla, syrup, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon in a shallow dish. Lightly crush the cereal flakes, combine with the almonds and add to another shallow dish.
  2. Warm a large skillet with cooking spray over medium heat. Dip the bread slices into the egg mixture and then the cereal mixture. Cook the slices for 2 minutes on each side.
  3. Transfer slices to a baking sheet and place into a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes.  Serve with syrup.

Makes 16 servings





I love the crunch of the toast along with the nutty flavor that the almonds develop after being cooked! Only way to serve this  is with some real maple syrup!



  1. This is the best looking french toast I've ever seen! Delicious!

  2. Have I mentioned how you need to move a little closer!?!? That looks DELISH!

  3. What beautiful bread!

    I made baked french toast with challah bread - lots of fruit involved. It was amazing.

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  5. Talk about making something good even better! I love french toast and real maple syrup- I'm a total convert now and won't use anything else.

  6. Mmmmm...challah bread makes for the BEST french toast! I love how you added almonds to give it a nice crunch. Thanks for posting the recipe!

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  10. Wow this is a great idea. Now I just need to successfully make Challah bread.

  11. Wow!!! This looks VERY yummy!!! You take excellent pictures of your food!!!

  12. I can smell it from here. That looks unreal I am sure I could eat the WHOLE platter. Nice choice A+.

  13. Holy YUM!!! I love to use Challah Bread to make Bread Pudding!!

  14. The cereal touch looks like a great idea! Can't wait to try making this.

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