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French Toast with Spiced Butter

My whole family arrives early on Christmas morning-all of them looking for this delicious French toast with its cinnamon and nutmeg butter. It's easy to make and serve-and always a hit! Children enjoy it as much as my adult guests.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling Cook: 15 min.
  • Makes
    3 servings


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 6 slices French bread (3/4 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Maple syrup


  • In a large bowl, beat eggs. Whisk in the milk, sugar and vanilla. Arrange bread in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish; pour egg mixture over top. Turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook bread on both sides until golden brown. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, cream the butter, confectioners' sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg until light and fluffy. Serve French toast with spiced butter and syrup.

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