Classic French toast with roasted plums

Prep 10 min
Total 25 min
Serves 4

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1/2 cup
4 tsp
granulated sugar
1 1/2 tsp
Pinch of
4 1-in.
slices of egg bread
2 tbsp
unsalted butter, divided
maple syrup, (optional)
icing sugar, (optional)
roasted plums, (see link below)


  • WHISK eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and salt in an 8-in. square dish. Heat a large frying pan over medium.
  • PLACE 2 slices of bread in egg mixture and soak 15 to 20 seconds per side.
  • MELT 1 tbsp butter in the frying pan. Fry bread slices until golden brown, 2 to 3 min per side, adjusting heat to ensure even browning. Wipe pan, then repeat with remaining bread, egg mixture and butter.
  • SERVE with maple syrup, icing sugar and roasted plums.



Kitchen Tip: For a nice extra touch, add 1/4 tsp cinnamon and a pinch of ground nutmeg to the egg mixture.

Kitchen Tip: Keep French toast warm on a baking sheet in 200F oven while you cook remaining slices.


Calories 379, Protein 13 g, Carbohydrates 49 g, Fat 15 g, Fibre 2 g, Sodium 445 mg. Excellent source of vitamin B12

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