An elegant, yet easy breakfast or brunch item that is sure to impress. If you wish, a small pinch of nutmeg works well in this recipe. Just add it to the egg mixture.




  • Whisk eggs, half-and-half, and hazelnut liqueur together in a shallow bowl.

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  • Melt 1 teaspoon butter in a large skillet, tilting the skillet to assure complete coverage.

  • Dip 2 slices brioche in the egg mixture, moistening both sides.

  • Cook brioche in the hot skillet until golden brown, 2 to 4 minutes per side. Repeat process until all bread is cooked.

  • Cut each slice of brioche into half on a bias. Sprinkle hazelnuts over the halves and top with maple syrup.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the batter. The actual amount of the batter consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

904.61 calories; 24.69 g protein; 96.96 g carbohydrates; 46.91 g fat; 318.98 mg cholesterol; 729.97 mg sodium.Full Nutrition

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The brioche is what makes this French toast! Don't skip out and use another type. Very good especially the hazelnut flavor!