From:Killahevlin B&B Inn, Front Royal, Virginia

"Rave Reviews" Fluffy French Toast


  • 12 eggs
  • 2 cups of half and half
  • 4 teaspoons granulated brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons real vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 9 slices of "Texas Toast" bread (or equivalent 3/4" favorite bread)

Beat all ingredients with electric mixer until very frothy. Heat griddle to medium heat (325) and treat with non-stick spray. Soak bread in mixture until sautreated. Melt/spread small amount of butter on griddle and immediately place bread on griddle to cook. Cook on both sides until outside is brown and crispy. (If cooking only three slices at a time, be sure to beat mixture again before each preparation).

Serving Suggestions: Dust each slice with powdered sugar and cut once on the diagonal. Arrange (stack on the cross) 3 half slices on each plate; decorate with fresh berries and a fresh mint spring. Serve with warm maple syrup on the side. Accompany with bacon or sausage if desired.

Serves 6 hearty appetites. Double or halve recipe dpending on number of diners.