Crunchy Vanilla-almond French Toast

READY IN: 37mins
Recipe by LeahG

i haven't made this yet,i saw it on 30 minute meals and it looked really good. she also topped it with fresh fruit and and orange liqueur i've left that out ot the recipe but you can try it if you like.

Top Review by adopt a greyhound

Didn't have corn flakes so used all almonds. Soooo good. Served with a blueberry-almond butter.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 large eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 12 teaspoon nutmeg, ground or freshly grated
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 cups corn flakes, lightly crushed
  • 12 cup sliced almonds, lightly crushed
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 12 slices challah or 12 slices soft Italian bread (1 1/2-inch-thick)


  1. Pre heat oven to 350.
  2. In a shallow dish, beat together with a wire whisk: eggs, half-and-half, vanilla, salt, nutmeg, cinnamon.
  3. In a second shallow dish combine flakes and nuts.
  4. Add 2 tablespoons butter to warm skillet.
  5. Place a cookie sheet lined with foil (for easy clean-up) near the stove.
  6. Coat 4 to 6 slices of bread in egg, depending on the size of your skillet, then coat bread in cornflakes and nuts.
  7. Cook slices 2 minutes on each side and transfer toast to cookie sheet.
  8. Repeat with remaining slices and transfer toast to oven.
  9. Bake 10 minutes.

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