Eggnog French Toast with Maple Cranberries

Cranberries and mascarpone take French toast to new heights for the holidays.
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eggnog french toast with maple cranberries topped with mascarpone

Recipe by Rochelle Palermo

Start to Finish: 25 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup heavy cream

  • 1/2 cup whole milk

  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

  • 3/4 cup pure maple syrup

  • 4 slices of challah bread (each 1 inch thick)

  • 2 tbsp. butter

  • 1/2 cup frozen cranberries

  • 1/4 cup mascarpone cheese


In baking dish, whisk first 5 ingredients with 2 tbsp. maple syrup. Soak bread in egg mixture for 2 minutes per side. In large skillet, cook bread in butter over medium-low until golden, about 4 minutes per side. In saucepan, simmer cranberries with remaining maple syrup over medium until berries begin to burst, about 5 minutes. Top French toast with mascarpone and cranberries.