November 28th is National French Toast Day, and to help you celebrate the day we are sharing a sweet French Toast recipe. This recipe for Challa French Toast with Maple Bacon Butter comes from The Flatiron Truck which patrols the streets of Los Angeles and follows the philosophy of farm to street with the food they provide their customers.


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Challa French Toast with Maple Bacon Butter


  • 1 loaf of egg challa, sliced into 1-inch slices
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons, plus ½ pound cold unsalted butter, diced
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¼ pound bacon, cut in large dice
  • 1 cup real maple syrup


For the toast:

Heat the oven to 200°.

In a large bowl, combine the eggs and milk.

Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large non-stick pan over low heat.

Dip the bread slices in the egg mixture, and cook until golden brown on both sides.

Repeat with the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter and bread slices until all are cooked. Place in the oven to keep warm.

For the butter:

In a small pot, render the diced bacon until just crispy.

Add the maple syrup. When it starts to bubble, remove from heat and add the ½ pound of butter.

Stir until it’s fully melted and combined, and pour over French toast. Serve immediately.


Flatiron Truck – Los Angeles, CA

Twitter: @Flatirontruck