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Maple Bacon French Toast

Bacon adds a savory spin to classic French toast that will leave everyone wanting more.

Serves 8
Ready in 30 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 25 mins
318 calories per serving


> 8 slices bacon
> 4 large eggs
> 1/2 cup low-fat milk
> 8 slices whole-wheat bread
> 2 tbsp maple syrup


Heat a large, dry skillet over medium heat. Cook the bacon, flipping halfway through, for about 5 min., or until golden brown and crispy. Remove bacon from pan and lay on a paper towel to dry, but DO NOT discard bacon grease in pan.
In a bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk, seasoning with salt and pepper.
Working in batches, soak bread-slices in egg-mixture, then cook the French toast in the leftover bacon grease for about 3 min. per side, or until golden brown and crispy. Remove cooked pieces and transfer to a plate; cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
Divide the French toast and bacon among 4 plates. Drizzle maple syrup on top, and serve.


If your pan dries out before you finish cooking the French toast, add a little extra olive oil.

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