Featured Recipe: Christmas Morning Breakfast Orange Pecan French Toast

This French Toast with a twist is perfect for Christmas morning!

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4 eggs, lightly beaten

1/4 cup orange juice concentrate

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup finely ground pecans

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

Pinch of nutmeg

Ten 1-inch-thick slices of french bread



Unsalted butter

Maple syrup

Powdered sugar



1) In a shallow bowl beat together eggs, orange juice concentrate, milk, pecans, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.

2) Dip bread into egg mixture, coating both sides. (soak for 30 seconds on each side).

3) In a skillet melt 1 tablespoon butter and cook the bread on both sides over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden.

4) Serve with butter, syrup, and powdered sugar.


Recipe contributed by Charles DeJesus, formerly a culinary specialist in the United States Navy. Recipe Source inspired by;  http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/the-essence-of-emeril/pecan-orange-french-toast-recipe/index.html

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