French Toast with Strawberries and Hazelnuts


 (Jane Bruce)

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French toast is a classic, easy brunch dish everyone should know how to make. This recipe is jazzed up with strawberries and chopped hazelnuts.


  • 1 16-ounce box of strawberries, quartered
  • 3/4 cup chopped hazelnuts
  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 loaf wheat bread, sliced
  • powdered sugar, for dusting


Step 1

  • Chop the strawberries and hazelnuts. Set aside.

Step 2

  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together the milk and eggs. Stir in the cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla extract. Stir until well combined.

Step 3

  • Melt the butter in a large skillet, coating the pan evenly.

Step 4

  • One at a time, cover both sides of a slice of bread with the egg-milk mixture and place it in skillet. If you can fit 2 slices in your skillet, do 2 at a time.

Step 5

  • Cook both sides of the bread until dark brown, about 2 minutes on each side. Continue until you're out of bread.

Step 6

  • To serve, top the toast with the strawberry and hazelnut mix, and dust with powdered sugar.