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Cinnamon French Toast with Dark Chocolate Sauce

Cinnamon French Toast with Homemade Chocolate Sauce by SeasonWithSpice.com

Valentine’s Day is about love. Love your honey, love your kids, love your breakfast. Whether you make a sweet breakfast together as a family, or go it alone, you’ll be smiling when you smell that cinnamon spiced aroma and taste that rich chocolate sauce and vanilla cream on this all homemade French toast recipe.

Chopped Dark Chocolate for homemade Chocolate Sauce Recipe

Start with a fresh, homemade vanilla whipped cream. Easy to make the night before and kept in the fridge. Then first thing in the morning, break up some pieces of dark chocolate, and simmer with cream and a drizzle of maple syrup for a rich homemade chocolate sauce. Finally, whip up a spiced egg mixture with dashes of sweet cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg, and soak slices of thick-cut bread until the pan is hot and ready to fry them to a golden brown. 

Top the French toast with vanilla whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and fresh strawberry and banana slices. And enjoy a cup of gourmet coffee or tea.

Cinnamon French Toast Recipe by SeasonWithSpice.com

Pamper yourself and your family with this heart-warming breakfast, and have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!

Cinnamon French Toast with Homemade Chocolate Sauce recipe by SeasonWithSpice.com

Cinnamon French Toast with Dark Chocolate Sauce & Vanilla Whipped Cream 
by Season with Spice 


French toast: 
2 eggs & 1/4 cup milk, per three slices of thick-cut bread
Dashes of Season with Spice's Ground Cinnamon and Ground Ginger, and Nutmeg Powder

Chocolate Sauce: 
50g good quality dark chocolate - chopped
1/3 cup milk or half & half
1-2 tsp maple syrup
1/2 tsp vanilla bean powder or 1 tsp vanilla extract 

Vanilla Whipped Cream (see recipe)

1. Make whipped cream first thing in the morning (or the night before).
2. Make the chocolate sauce next. Fill a small pot a quarter high with water, and heat on low. Place the dark chocolate and milk (or half & half) in a small stainless steel bowl, and then place the bowl into the pot. Stir frequently to evenly melt the chocolate. Once it is melted and smooth, add in one tablespoon of milk at a time until the sauce reaches the desired consistency. Finally, add in vanilla and maple syrup. Mix well to combine.
3. For the French toast, whip up the eggs and milk until frothy, then add in the spices and mix well. Add a little vegetable oil to a frying pan and heat on medium fire. As the pan is heating, soak one slice of bread on both sides and transfer to the pan. Cook until golden brown on each side.

Cinnamon French Toast with Vanilla Whipped Cream and Chocolate Sauce by SeasonWithSpice.com