Egg Nog French Toast

Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

I love finding creative uses for leftovers. This one is simple, but good. Enjoy!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
4-5
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1
partial loaf stale bread
(use homemade bread if you have it)
3
eggs, beaten
1 c
egg nog
butter for skillet

Step-By-Step

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1Heat a non-stick or cast iron skillet over medium low heat. Just before adding in the french toast, melt a little butter in it.

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2Beat together the eggs and egg nog in a shallow bowl. Dip slices of bread in the batter, letting them soak a bit so they absorb the batter.

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3Cook the bread slices a few minutes on each side in the buttered skillet, adding more butter as necessary to prevent sticking. Serve with powdered sugar or syrup, honey, or jam.

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4I bake all our bread using sourdough starter, so I have to bake regularly to keep the starter fed. Sometimes this leads to an over-abundance of bread, which I store in the refrigerator. Refrigerating bread makes it get hard rather quickly, so we use it up for French toast fairly often. This time I spied some leftover egg nog from Thanksgiving, and substituted it for the milk or cream in my normal recipe. The flavor was absolutely wonderful!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs, Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sourdough, #eggnog