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Savory Salt and Pepper French Toast

  • Author: Joy the Baker
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 6
  • Total Time: 16 minutes


  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons half-and-half, whole milk, or heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more for serving
  • 3/4 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper, plus more for serving
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh scallions
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for serving
  • 4 thick slices brioche bread
  • 2 fried eggs


  1. In a medium bowl whisk together eggs, dairy, salt, pepper, scallions, and parsley.
  2. Melt butter on a griddle skillet or nonstick pan over medium heat.
  3. Drip brioche in egg mixture, coating both sides.
  4. Transfer dipped bread to the heated skillet. Fry until golden brown on both sides.
  5. Transfer slices to two plates, top with a pat of butter, fried egg, salt, pepper, and just a few more fresh herbs.
  6. Happy weekending!


  • Serving Size: 2