Orange French Toast

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

Made with oranges and raisin bread, this dish is a wonderful, easy to make, sweet twist on the traditional French toast


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Ingredients

2 oranges
6 slices raisin bread
2 eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. sunflower oil
to serve:
2 tbsp. sifted powdered sugar, for dusting
1/4 cup sour cream, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pare rind from one orange with a zester. using a small, serrated knife, peel both oranges, then cut between the membranes to separate the segments. Soak the strips of rind in iced water til they curl, then drain on paper towels. Reserve orange segments.
2
Cut bread slices in half diagonally. Beat together eggs, milk, and cinnamon in a shallow dish.
Heat half the butter and oil in large skillet. Quickly dip half the bread triangles in egg mixture, turning to cover completely and add to skillet. Cook in single layer for 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, til golden on both sides. Repeat with remaining butter, oil, and bread.
3
Stack three triangles of bread on each serving plate. Add some orange segments and curls, a spoonful of sour cream, if desired, and dust with powdered sugar and serve. Serves 4

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast