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Cardamom-Orange French Toast with Honeyed Strawberries

Here are some recipes to wake up to! Aida shakes up breakfast with Cardamom-Orange French Toast, with Honeyed Strawberries. And the perfect pancakes every time with Aida’s Cakey Buttermilk Pancakes that she likes to serve with Blackberry Syrup.

Yield: 3 to 4 servings
Prep Time: 12 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
InActive Prep Time: 12 minutes
Ease of Preparation: easy
Total Preparation Time: 24 Minutes 
Total Time: 36 minutes



  1. In a large bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, sugar, orange zest, vanilla, cardamom, and salt until eggs are broken up and evenly combined. Soak 3 bread slices in egg mixture turning once, until soaked through, about 4 minutes total.
  2. Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. When butter foams, place 3 pieces soaked bread in the pan and cook until browned, about 2 minutes per side. Repeat with remaining bread. Serve topped with Honeyed Strawberries.;
  3. Honeyed Strawberries:  :
    1. Mix honey, vanilla, and orange juice together in a medium bowl until honey is dissolved. Add strawberries, stir to coat, and let sit until berries give off their juices, at least 5 minutes. Stir briefly before using.