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french toast with blood orange butter | superman cooks

French Toast with Blood Orange Butter

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Breakfast


Up your weekend brunch game with French Toast with Blood Orange Butter! Made with Italian blood orange juice, this big breakfast is ideal for lazy mornings.



8 slices of your favorite bread

3 eggs

1/4 C milk

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp nutmeg

1 tbsp sugar

1 tsp almond extract

2 tbsp olive oil

1/4 C pistachios, shelled

For the Butter:

1 stick butter (softened)

3 tbsp blood orange juice

1/4 C pistachios, chopped finely

1/2 C powdered sugar


  1. Prepare the butter by adding all ingredients to a medium bowl. Mix until well combined using a hand mixer, about 5 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a sheet of plastic wrap and form into a log about 2 inches in diameter and wrap.
  3. Refrigerate until needed.

To make French Toast.

  1. In a shallow baking dish, combine eggs. Whisk and then add milk, spices and extract and combine.
  2. Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Dip each slice into egg mixture and transfer to skillet and cook on each side for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Continue until all slices are done.
  4. Serve warm with the orange butter and maple syrup, and garnish with pistachios.

Keywords: French toast, breakfast, brunch, pistachio, brioche, toast, sugar, vanilla, butter, blood orange