Barefoot Contessa's Challah French Toast

Recipe by Bri22
READY IN: 22mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    loaf challah, sliced and left out to dry
  • 1 12
    cups whole milk or 1 1/2 cups half-and-half
  • 6
    large eggs
  • 1
    pinch salt, to taste
  • 1
    tablespoon honey
  • 12
    teaspoon grated orange zest, to taste
  • 12
    teaspoon vanilla
  • butter (for frying)
  • oil (for frying)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a shallow dish large enough to hold three slices of challah side by side, whisk eggs and milk.
  • Add orange zest, honey and vanilla.
  • Add salt.
  • Place three slices of the bread in the egg mixture and let soak about three minutes each side.
  • Meanwhile melt one tbsp of butter and oil each in a large frying pan.
  • Transfer challah to pan and cook 3 minutes on each side or until nicely browned.
  • Add a little more butter for each round of bread.
  • If you are making the other recipes transfer french toast to oven until rest of meal is complete.
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