French Toast with Cran-Apple Conserve & Roasted Pistachios


French Toast with Cran-Apple Conserve & Roasted Pistachio

French Toast with Cran-Apple Conserve & Roasted Pistachio


French Toast Perfection

The Most Amazing French Toast. Sunrise on a Plate.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: French
Servings: 4
Author: David, A Bachelor & His Grill


  • 8 Slices Challah or Brioche Bread
  • 1/4 Cup Low-Fat 1/2 and 1/2
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon plus additional for topping
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar for topping
  • 1 pinch Cayenne for topping
  • A Bachelor & His Grill's Cran-Apple Conserve recipe below
  • A Bachelor & His Grill's Roasted Pistachios recipe below


  • Pre-heat oven to "Warm" or 225F.
  • In small Bowl combine Eggs, 1/2and1/2, Honey, Cinnamon, Vanilla & Nutmeg.
  • Whisk together all Ingredients until well combined.
  • Pour mixture into a shallow dish & dip Bread, liberally covering both sides.
  • In Saute Pan over medium heat, fry both sides of Egg-dipped Bread until Golden Brown, ~2minutes per side.
  • Place cooked slice of French Toast into Oven until all slices prepared.
  • Top with A Bachelor & His Grill's Cran-Apple Conserve & Roasted Pistachios, a LITE dusting of Cayenne, & fresh ground Cinnamon/Sugar.

INGREDIENTS: Cran-Apple Relish
-16oz Fresh Cranberries, Rinsed
-1 3/4 Cup Sugar
-1 Cup Water
-1 Orange, Zest removed from Peel / Seeded & Chopped
-1 Granny Smith Apple, Peeled / Cored & Finely Chopped
-3/4 Cup Cherry Craisins
-3/4 Cup Walnuts, Coarsely Chopped

In 4-quart saucepan combine Cranberries, Sugar, & Water.
-Stirring occasionally, Cook 5-10 minutes on Medium Heat, or until Cranberries begin to POP.
-Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, finely grate Orange peel.
-Stir Orange, Zest & Apple into Cranberry mixture.
-Cook additional 15 minutes, or until desired consistency reached.
-Remove from heat, add Craisins and Nuts.
-Place in Large Bowl, Cover, & refrigerate for 30-45minutes before serving.

INGREDIENTS: Dry Roasted Pistachios
-1 Cup Salted Pistachios, Shelled / Skinned & Coarsely Chopped

Pre-Heat Oven to 350F.
-Spread Pistachios evenly, in a single layer, over a lined Baking Sheet.
-Dry Roast in Oven for 8-10 Minutes, pull from Heat & Set aside to cool.

Written by Live Fire Republic
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