Parker County Peach French Toast

Prep:
10 min
Cook:
25 min
Total:
35 min
Serves:
4

People come from all over Texas – and elsewhere – when the sweet, juicy peaches of Parker County are in season. If you can’t get your hands on the real deal, substitute frozen peaches.

Ingredients

    8 slices Mrs Baird’s® Large White bread

    Caramelized Parker County peaches (recipe follows)

    6 eggs

    1 teaspoon cinnamon

    4 tablespoons brown sugar

    2 teaspoons vanilla extract

    Pinch of salt

    1 ½ cups milk

    8 tablespoons butter, divided

     

    Optional toppings:

    Honey Greek yogurt

    Toasted pecans

    Butter

    Powdered sugar

     

    Caramelized Parker County Peaches

    2 fresh Parker County peaches, sliced, or 1 bag frozen peaches

    ½ cup brown sugar

    Zest and juice of 1 lemon

    3 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  1. To prepare the peaches, combine brown sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Gently fold in peaches.
  2. In large skillet melt 3 tablespoons of butter over medium heat, add in peach mixture and saute for 5-7 minutes until peaches are warm and start to brown. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, cinnamon, sugar, vanilla and salt. Add milk and stir to combine.
  4. In a large saute pan, melt 2 tablespoons of butter over medium-high heat. Dip two slices of bread in egg mixture and cook in pan until both sides are golden brown. 
  5. Repeat step 4 with remaining bread and butter.
  6. Slice the bread diagonally.
  7. Plate each serving with four halves of toast and top with caramelized peaches and additional toppings of your choice.