Why is breakfast for dinner so popular and why is it never cereal or oatmeal? It always turns out to be something really special and over the top, maybe like french toast and bacon with maple syrup?
Let’s chit-chat about the bacon. Being an ambassador for Omaha Steaks, I had a chance to come up with the perfect way to serve this Steak Cut Bacon. It could have been alongside a runny yolk egg or sandwiched between crispy green iceberg leaves and juicy sliced beefsteak tomatoes, but the french toast was the clear winner.
This bacon could never be called thick cut, or even extra thick, steak cut is perfect. It’s got some size.
The bacon is available in three flavors, Peppered, Cajun and Applewood Smoked. Luckily for us and the rest of the world, you can buy it in a combo pack and taste all three flavors without having to make any tough decisions.
Of course, I tasted all three and my favorite was the black pepper. That crunchy peppery thick crust was just like spicy candy bacon.
The french toast is simply slices of brioche dunked in heavy cream, orange juice, and egg. Add some vanilla and cinnamon and whisk together, easy.
Then there’s the butter. Melt some big chunks in the pan and cook each slice until each side is golden brown and still a little custard-like in the center. If after you’ve cooked a few slices and the pan is a little butter-dirty, just wipe it clean with a paper towel and start with some new butter.
Dust the whole plate heavily with powdered sugar and drizzle generously with some maple syrup.
Fork some toast and bacon together and swirl in the syrup. Best breakfast dinner combo ever…
This was a sponsored post for Omaha Steaks. Compensation and product were provided, but opinions are always my own thoughts and dreams. Find more super-tasty meat recipes and ideas at Steakbytes.com.
Easy French Toast with Steak Cut Bacon
- Omaha Steaks Three Bacon Sampler
- 16 oz . <g class="gr_ gr_2755 gr-alert gr_gramm Grammar multiReplace" id="2755" data-gr-id="2755">large</g> loaf of bread challah or brioche.
- 2 cups heavy cream
- cup ½ fresh orange juice
- cup ¼ sugar
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 5 eggs
- 1 tbsp cinnamon
- in Butter for cooking about ½ stick
- Powdered sugar
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
- Line 2 13 x 9-inch baking trays with foil.
- Lay the bacon on the trays and bake for about 15-20 minutes.
- When the bacon is cooking, slice the bread into slices about 1 inch thick.
- In a bowl whisk together the cream, orange juice, sugar, vanilla, <g class="gr_ gr_2753 gr-alert gr_gramm Punctuation only-ins replaceWithoutSep" id="2753" data-gr-id="2753">eggs</g> and cinnamon.
- Melt 1 tablespoon of butter over a medium heat in a non-stick pan large enough to fit each slice of bread.
- Dip one slice of bread into the liquid making sure to submerge it well and get it nice and wet.
- Shake of the excess and place into the hot butter.
- Cook for about 2-3 minutes and once the bottom is a light golden color flip it over with a spatula and repeat.
- Place the finished slice on a pan and keep warm in the hot oven while you bake the rest of the french toast.
- Serve with some of the bacon and dust with powdered sugar.
- Add maple syrup if desired
This looks killer amazing! I t doesn’t get better than french toast with bacon!
Best breakfast around! :)
What beautiful photography! Truly inspiring
Gerry, this sounds so, so amazing! I need to get my hands on that bacon!!
I have got to try making french toast with orange juice, sounds like the perfect citrus addition! Plus your photos are stunning Gerry!
This looks absolutely delicious!! You weren’t kidding on the “steak cut.” These juicy slices are indeed thick and I can’t wait to try it myself!
I love doing breakfast for dinner and this looks like it would be so fun to try! Thanks for sharing! :)
Gerry these photos are DIVINE!!! And you had me at “steak cut bacon”…YES PLEASE!! Simply beautiful.
That steak cut bacon is amazing! Cheers
Holy moly, this bacon looks SUBSTANTIAL. I’d love to start my day with that plate of goodness.
Gerry, I absolutely LOVE everything about this. And the images are STUNNING. :-)
I think a ton of us eat cereal for dinner but just don’t blog about it. ;) And I love that you used challah here! The bacon sounds amazing. I’ll have to look for it.
What a decadent breakfast! My family would be ALL over this.