Vanilla-Almond Spiced French Toast


  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 4large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon double-strength imitation vanilla extract (such as Goodman’s Route 66)
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract (such as Watkins® pure almond extract)
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground allspice
  • 8 thick slices slightly stale Texas toast
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Mix whole milk and brown sugar in a large bowl.


  • Step 2

    Beat eggs, vanilla extract, almond extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice together in a separate bowl until the eggs are well beaten; add to the milk mixture and stir to dissolve the brown sugar.

  • Step 3

    Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-low heat.

  • Step 4

    Set one slice of Texas toast into the milk mixture; let soak until moistened, about 10 seconds per side.

  • Step 5

    Cook the dipped toast in the preheated skillet until bottom is golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes; flip toast and continue to cook until the other side is browned, 3 to 5 minutes more. Repeat dipping and cooking with remaining bread slices.

  • Editor's Note:

    The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the milk mixture. The actual amount of the milk mixture consumed will vary.

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