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Irish Soda Bread French Toast with Whiskey Syrup and Whipped Cream

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  • 4 slicesĀ  irish soda breadĀ 
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon plus extra for sprinkling
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter

for serving

  • powdered sugar
  • sliced banana
  • whiskey maple syrup

whiskey maple syrup

  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 3 tablespoons irish whiskey

whiskey whipped cream

  • 1 cup cold heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon irish whiskey
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar


  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon and salt.
  • Heat a large skillet or grilled over medium heat. Add 1 tablespoon of butter. Dip each piece of bread in the egg mixture and coat it evenly. Place it on the hot skillet and cook until golden brown. Repeat with remaining bread. When you’re ready to flip the slices, add the remaining tablespoon of butter.
  • Once the french toast is finished, you can cut some of the larger slices in half if you have them. Serve with the whiskey syrup, whipped cream, a powdered sugar sprinkle and banana!

whiskey maple syrup

  • Heat the syrup and whiskey together in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes. Turn off the heat and let cool slightly before serving. But serve warm!

whiskey whipped cream

  • Place the cream and whiskey in the bowl of your electric mixer. Beat until peaks form. Beat in the sugar until combined.

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