Home Made Challah French Toast


  • 3 extra large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch of freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 (3/4-inch-thick) slices of challah
  • Warm pure maple syrup, for serving


  1. Gather ingredients.
  2. In a medium shallow baking dish or bowl, beat eggs with milk, cinnamon, vanilla, and nutmeg until blended.
  3. Working with one challah slice at a time, soak bread in egg mixture, turning several times.
    Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium-low until bubbling.

    Add two of the soaked challah slices and cook until golden brown on the bottom, about 2 minutes. Turn and cook until golden brown on the second side, about 2 minutes longer. Repeat with remaining egg-soaked challah.

  4. Serve hot with maple syrup.
Nutrition Facts
For a Serving Size of 1 serving (191.3g)
Calories 491.3 Calories from Fat 199.7 (40.7%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22.2g
Saturated fat 4.9g
Monounsaturated fat 6.9g
Polyunsaturated fat 1.7g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 276mg
Sodium 492.1mg 21%
Potassium 289.5mg 7%
Carbohydrates 58.4g
Net carbs 54.1g
Sugar 21g
Fiber 4.4g 18%
Glucose 1.2g
Fructose 0.2g
Sucrose 12.8g
Protein 15g

W-W Challah French Toast offers a delicious twist on a classic breakfast favorite, providing all the comfort and indulgence of traditional French toast with a lighter, healthier touch. This recipe carefully balances flavor and texture while keeping an eye on portion sizes and ingredients to fit within the framework of a W-W plan.

The foundation of this recipe lies in the rich, eggy challah bread, known for its slightly sweet flavor and soft, tender crumb. Slices of challah are soaked in a mixture of eggs, milk, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and nutmeg, infusing each bite with warm, comforting flavors and a hint of sweetness. The use of extra-large eggs adds richness and depth to the custard-like mixture, while the addition of milk helps to create a creamy texture.

To prepare the French toast, the soaked challah slices are cooked in melted butter until golden brown and crisp on the outside, with a soft, custardy interior. The butter adds a rich, indulgent flavor to the toast while also helping to achieve a beautiful golden-brown crust. Cooking the French toast in a skillet ensures even browning and a satisfying crunch, making each bite a delight to savor.

Serving the W-W Challah French Toast with warm pure maple syrup adds a touch of sweetness and a hint of caramelized flavor, elevating the dish to new heights of deliciousness. The maple syrup provides the perfect finishing touch, balancing the flavors of the French toast and adding a touch of indulgence without overwhelming the dish with excess sugar.

Whether enjoyed as a leisurely weekend brunch or a special weekday treat, this Challah French Toast is sure to become a beloved favorite for those following a W-W plan or anyone looking for a lighter, healthier breakfast option. With its irresistible combination of flavors and textures, it proves that healthy eating can be both delicious and satisfying, allowing you to enjoy the foods you love without sacrificing taste or enjoyment.

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