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.