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eggnog french toast with cranberry syrup

Egg Nog French Toast with Cranberry Syrup

Warm flavors of egg nog like vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg surrounding thick slices of french toast, topped with cranberry maple syrup.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 209kcal


  • 1 cup of fresh cranberries rinsed
  • ¼ cup water
  • ¼ cup 100% pure maple syrup
  • 1 loaf of thickly sliced bread
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ cup eggnog
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼-1/2 cup butter


  • Place cranberries, water and syrup in a small sauce pan and heat until cranberries 'pop' and are softened.
  • optional: add cornstarch slurry to thicken.
  • Keep warm until ready to use.
  • Whisk 6 eggs, eggnog, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg in a shallow bowl.
  • Heat butter in a frying pan on medium heat.
  • Working in batches, place the bread in the eggnog mixture and coat both sides well.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown.
  • Serve immediately topped with Cranberry Syrup

Make ahead variation

  • Make sauce and reserve until serving.
  • Place bread slices in a greased 9x13 inch pan.
  • Pour eggnog mixture over the top, cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Bake at 375 for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Top with warmed cranberry sauce.


To freeze:
Prepare according to the Make-ahead variation but don't cook it. Cover and freeze. Thaw in the refrigerator before cooking.


Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 197mg | Sodium: 168mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 528IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 1mg