Orange French Toast

  • Prep Time:
    10 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    10 minutes

  • Yield:
    4 servings


  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup R.W. Knudsen Family® Simply Nutritious® Natural Morning Blend® Juice Blend
  • 3 tablespoons grated orange peel divided
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • Dash salt
  • 8 thick slices French bread or Texas Toast
  • 1/3 cup orange juice


  1. To make Orange Sauce, COMBINE sugar, morning juice blend and 2 tablespoons orange peel in small saucepan, stirring well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer until thickened (about 5 minutes), stirring frequently. Remove from heat and cover to keep warm.
  2. MELT 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet. Beat eggs, half-and-half, orange juice, remaining 1 tablespoon orange peel, nutmeg and salt in medium bowl.
  3. DIP 4 bread slices, one at a time, into egg mixture, coating well. Let drain. Arrange in skillet and cook on each side until browned. Repeat procedure with remaining bread slices, adding additional butter to skillet as needed. Serve hot with Orange Sauce.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Calories Per Serving: 560
Total Fat Grams: 16g
Calories From Fat Grams: 140
Saturated Fat Grams: 9g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 45%
Cholesterol: 170mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 57%
Sodium: 500mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 21%
Carbohydrates: 93g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 31%
Dietary Fiber: 2g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 8%
Sugars: 61g
Protein: 12g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 30%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 10%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 40%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 20%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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