Catherine McCord - Holiday Challah French Toast

Catherine McCord - Holiday Challah French Toast
Catherine McCord’s French Toast will blow all other French Toast recipes out of the water.
Challah French Toast
Serves 6
Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 10 Mins
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 loaf challah bread, sliced into 1-inch-thick slices
  • butter
  • powdered sugar, for dusting
  • maple syrup, for serving


  1. In a deep dish or bowl whisk the first 6 ingredients until combined.
  2. Soak the bread slices in the egg mixture for 10 second on each side.
  3. Heat a large sauté pan over medium heat and melt butter to coat the pan.
  4. Place the soaked challah bread in the sauté pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Continue cooking the remaining bread.
  5. Serve the challah with powdered sugar and maple syrup, as desired.