Orange French Toast
A few years ago, at the age of 50, I decided to teach myself to cook. I made this French toast that my mother would serve with grilled ham and sweet warm maple syrup. I was so pleased with the results, I've been cooking ever since!
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 4 teaspoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 6 slices day-old bread
- In a bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, sugar, orange peel, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Soak bread for 2 minutes per side. Cook on a greased hot griddle until golden brown on both sides and cooked through.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 179 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 450mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.
Originally published as Orange French Toast in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook