Orange French Toast with Orange Maple Syrup Recipe

The Hale Groves Team
Fresh orange French toast

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Serves: 1-2


The holidays are a great time to prepare and enjoy a special brunch, and French toast is a perennial favorite. Now you can make it even more special by serving this version made with fresh, in-season Grove Navel Oranges and spiced with warming cinnamon! Cinnamon-infused orange-maple syrup enhances the holiday flavor…serve with sausage and listen to the compliments roll in.


For the French toast:

  • 1 Hale Groves Grove Navel Orange
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 c. milk
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 loaf stale French or Challah bread, sliced
  • Powdered sugar, for garnish

For the syrup:


  1. Zest the orange and slice it in half. Separate one half into sections and juice remaining half.
  2. In a wide, shallow bowl, mix together eggs, milk, zest, juice, sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Add half a tablespoon of butter to a skillet preheated over medium-high heat.
  4. Dip bread slices, one at a time, in egg mixture. Fry in buttered skillet, flipping once, until golden brown on each side.
  5. While French toast is cooking, stir together orange juice, syrup and vanilla in a small saucepan over warm heat until heated through.
  6. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and garnish with orange slices and serve with warm syrup.

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