French Toast with Cranberry-Orange Syrup


  • 8 slices dry French bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 oz. butter
  • 1 can cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. orange zest
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • More butter for melting on toast
  • Salt and pepper

  • Directions

    1. In a bowl, whisk together eggs and milk and add 1 tsp. salt and pepper to make the egg wash.

    2. For the syrup, in a medium saucepan simmer cranberry sauce, orange juice, brown sugar and orange zest for 15 minutes. Set aside and cover.

    3. Heat up a large skillet on medium high and melt butter. Dip French bread in egg wash, then fry until golden brown on both sides; about one minute a side.

    Serve with lots of butter and cranberry-orange syrup.

    Yield: 4 servings