Challa French Toast With Bacon Maple Butter

One of the best breakfast experience we had in Los Angeles! The recipe is from owner, chef Timothy Abell of “Flatirontruck”. Perfect for a larger Holiday Breakfast or Brunch. Be careful the bacon maple butter is very addictive.











Photo via FlatironTruck

Challa French Toast With Bacon Maple Butter

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Serving Size: 4


  • 1 loaf of egg Challa - sliced into 1-inch slices
  • 5 large Eggs
  • 1 cup whole Milk
  • 2 tbsp cold unsalted Butter - diced
  • ¼ pound Bacon - cut in large dice
  • 1 cup real Maple Syrup
  • ½ pound cold unsalted Butter - diced
  • Powder Sugar for dusting


  1. For the toast: Preheat the oven to 200° degrees Fahrenheit
  2. In a large bowl, combine the eggs and milk. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large non-stick pan over low heat.
  3. Dip the bread slices in the egg mixture, and cook until golden brown on both sides. Repeat with the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and bread slices until all are cooked. Place in the oven to keep warm.
  4. For the butter: In a small pot, render the diced bacon until just crispy. Add the maple syrup.
  5. When it starts to bubble, remove from heat and add the ½ pound of butter. Stir until it’s fully melted and combined, and pour over French toast. Dust with a little powder sugar and serve immediately
WINE PAIRING: Thorton Brut Reserve – Sparkling wine

Photo by Lesley Bella The Public Kitchen

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