Orange French Toast

Orange French Toast Recipe

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Susan Thomas


I cannot take credit for this recipe. It is Nigella Lawson's. I am crazy for orange recipes, and this is truly divine!


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15 Min
10 Min
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  • 4
  • 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • ·
    zest from two oranges
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4
    slices thick white bread
  • ·
    juice from 2 oranges
  • 1 1/2 c
    fine cut orange marmalade
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Orange French Toast


  1. Whisk the eggs, orange zest, milk and ground cinnamon in a wide shallow dish..
  2. Soak the bread slices in this mixture for 2 minutes a side
  3. While the eggy bread is soaking, bring the orange juice, marmalade and sugar to the boil in a saucepan, then turn down the heat to a fast simmer for 3-4 minutes. If you need to, let this syrup stand while you cook the bread
  4. Heat the butter in a heavy-based frying pan and cook the eggy bread for about 2 minutes a side over a medium heat until golden.
  5. Serve the French toast with some of the amber syrup poured over each slice, and a jug of extra syrup on the side.

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About Orange French Toast

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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