How to Make Fluffy French Toast

How to Make Fluffy French Toast
  • Author: Jaylynn Little
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices 1x
  • Category: Breakfast


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 and 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 68 thick slices of day old challah or brioche bread


  1. In a large bowl whisk the eggs, vanilla extract, heavy cream, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together until the custards is smooth and creamy.
  2. Melt the olive oil and butter in the skillet or pan on medium high heat. As it’s melting, dunk the day old sliced bread into the custard and coat on both sides then place in the pan. Let the bread cook on each side for 3-5 minutes until it is golden brown. Adjust your heat settings as needed if the french toast is cooking too fast. Keep some butter and oil nearby incase you need more to coat the pan.
  3. Once finished cooked, butter your french toast and serve with fresh fruit and syrup.

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