French Toast Naranjo

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 eggs
  • 23-1 cup orange juice
  • 23-1 cup milk
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 14 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 14 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 loaf Italian bread, cut in 1-inch slices
  • 13 cup butter, melted
  • 12 cup chopped walnuts
  • grated orange peel


  1. Combine and whisk together the first 6 ingredients.
  2. Place bread in a single layer in a large flat dish.
  3. Pour milk mixture over bread, turn once, cover and refrigerate overnight. To cook, preheat oven to 400*.
  4. Pour melted butter in jelly roll pan, evenly.
  5. Arrange soaked bread slices in a single layer in the pan.
  6. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  7. Bake until golden, 15-20 minutes.
  8. Garnish with orange zest & blueberries.
  9. Top with orange butter.(See recipe for Orange Butter).
  10. Serve with maple syrup or orange marmalade.
  11. Time does not include overnight refrigeration.
  12. * I use Splenda instead of sugar and non-fat soy milk in place of the milk.

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