Breakfast & Brunch

Cranberry French Toast

Posted: November 19

Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 slices

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Cranberries offer the perfect balance to French Toast: French Toast is hearty and heavy with a uniquely light custardy taste. Cranberries are a light fruit with a strong, bright, tart flavor. Put together, Cranberry French Toast is a sweet breakfast with a balance of flavors that invoke sunny autumn mornings. Spiced and decadent, Cranberry French Toast feels like breakfast in bed from your own table!


For the cranberry topping:
6 ounces fresh cranberries
1/4 cup maple syrup
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
For the French toast:
2 eggs
1 tablespoon whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
4 slices bread of choice, thick


Step 1

Combine the cranberries, maple syrup, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a small saucepan over medium heat on the stove-top. Mix well and cover.

Step 2

Let the cranberry mixture cook for about 15 minutes.

Step 3

Take off the lid and stir well.

Step 4

Let it cook uncovered for another 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Take the mixture off the heat and set aside.

Step 6

Preheat a large cooking pan over medium heat and lightly grease it.

Step 7

In a wide and shallow bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar until smooth.

Step 8

Place the bread slices in the egg mixture, coating well on both sides.

Step 9

Place the saturated bread in the greased cooking pan and cook for a few minutes on each side, until nicely golden brown and firm to the touch.

Step 10

Serve the french toast warm with the cranberry topping.

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