French Toast Recipe with Sticky Toffee Walnuts

French toast with sticky toffee walnuts

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Whether you call it French toast or eggy bread, everyone is bound to love this easy family pud. The toffee walnuts are so easy to make too that this is sure to become a family favourite



  • eggs 2
  • soft brown sugar 2 tsp
  • vanilla extract a few drops
  • cinnamon a pinch
  • good quality white bread or brioche 2-4 thick slices (depending on how big each slice is)
  • maple syrup 4 tbsp
  • double cream 150ml
  • walnuts 6, freshly shelled and broken into quarters
  • clarified butter
  • nutmeg


  • Step 1

    Whisk the eggs with the sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and a large pinch of salt. Put the bread in a shallow dish and pour the egg mixture over it, making sure it‘s completely covered. Leave for 20 minutes to soak. Meanwhile, tip the maple syrup and cream into a pan and let them bubble until the mixture thickens a little. Add the nuts and a pinch of salt, and let it bubble for another minute.

  • Step 2

    Heat a frying pan to medium and add a little clarified butter. Add the bread and fry for about 2 minutes on each side until the edges brown and the egg mixture begins to crisp. Grate a little nutmeg over and flip the slices to cook the other side. Slide the french toast onto 2 plates and spoon over the sticky toffee walnuts.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 639
  • Fat 38.1g
  • Saturates 13.9g
  • Carbs 55.4g
  • Fibre 2.5g
  • Protein 17.1g
  • Salt 1.7g