Chai Spice French Toast

Chai Spice French Toast
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full-fat milk
1/2 cup
heavy cream
1/4 cup
3 tbsp
ground cinnamon
1 tsp
ground cardamom
1/2 tsp
ginger, finely grated
1 1″ slice
Diamond crystal kosher salt
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
day-old brioche/challah bread
6 1″ slices
unsalted butter, for frying/serving
1-3 tbsp
maple syrup, for serving
3-5 tbsp



  1. ADD eggs, milk, heavy cream, sugar, ground cinnamon, ground cardamom, grated ginger, kosher salt, and vanilla extract to a large shallow bowl. WHISK vigorously until combined.​
  2. HEAT a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, ADD 1 Tbsp butter, and COOK until melted. SWIRL to coat the bottom of the pan. ​
  3. In the meantime, DIP each slice of bread into the custard mixture. SOAK each side of the slice for 15-20 seconds or until mostly saturated. TRANSFER to skillet, working with 2 or 3 slices at a time depending on how large your skillet is, and COOK 3-4 minutes on each side or until nicely browned. REPEAT with remaining bread slices and custard, adding additional butter between each batch.
  4. SERVE with a pat of butter and maple syrup.