|My mama, me (with a sprained ankle grimace) and Eva when she was 3.|
I know we have a healthy breakfast post every Sunday, but it's Mother's Day and I say we should allow ourselves an indulgent breakfast. This morning we're having chopped up strawberries, challah (pronounced halla) French toast and a heap of bacon. IT's going to be a simple Mother's Day here. I want to work on our garden, walk the dog, eat a yummy dinner, knit, and take a bubble bath. I hope your Mother's Day is equally fabulous for you and yours! Enjoy!
Mothers Day Breakfast Menu
Challah French Toast
-1 large loaf challah (or french bread)- sliced into 1 1/2 inch slices
- 4 eggs
- 2 C buttermilk
- 1 Tbs vanilla extract
- 2 Tbs each sugar and honey
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 4 Tbs butter
-Whisk together your wet ingredients and spices. Set a large skillet or griddle pan over low to medium heat.
-Soak pieces of bread for about 1 minute on each side. Melt butter on griddle (you can also do this with vegetable oil).
-Set oven on warm.
-Fry 2-3 pieces of French toast about 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Put pieces on a warmed plate in oven to keep warm ans you continue to fry your French toast.
-Serve with syrup or sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Bacon The Liebert Way
-1 package of smoked, low sodium turkey bacon, thick cut (or the bacon you prefer most)
-Set a large skillet over medium heat
-Sprinkle each piece with brown sugar and cinnamon
-Fry bacon until your preference of crispness.
We ate our French toast & bacon with a fruit salad of blackberries, raspberries, chopped strawberries, and pineapple, and plenty of good, strong coffee. It's going to be a wonderful day! Have a great day!