Sweet 'n' spiced gingerbread french toast is smothered with a sweet, gooey walnut caramel sauce for the ultimate holiday twist on french toast!
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Gingerbread French Toast with Walnut Caramel Sauce

Sweet 'n' spiced gingerbread french toast is smothered with a sweet, gooey walnut caramel sauce for the ultimate holiday twist on french toast!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings

Ingredients

French Toast:

  • 3 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons dark molasses
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 6 slices stale french bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Walnut Caramel Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped toasted walnuts

Instructions

  • Make the french toast: In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs, milk, molasses, and spices until smooth.
  • Heat a skillet over medium-high then add butter until melted and hot. Working in batches, dip french bread slices in egg mixture and place in hot skillet. Cook 1-1/2 to 2 minutes on each side, flipping once. Keep french toast warm.
  • Make the walnut caramel sauce: In a small pan over medium-high heat, bring butter, sugar, agave, and water to a low simmer. Cook caramel until a dark golden brown. Remove from heat and whisk in cream and salt. Stir in walnuts and serve caramel sauce warm over french toast. Enjoy!