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Citrus French Toast with Kumquat and Mint Marmalade

Mouthgasmic RECIPES from the Garden

Ingredients for French toast:

  • 8-12 slices of hearty bread of choice

  • 6-8 eggs

  • 1 cup milk or half & half

  • ½ tbsp pure vanilla or almond extract

  • 1 cinnamon stick, powdered

  • Zest of ½ of a lemon or orange

  • 2 tbsp sugar, agave syrup, or honey to desired sweetness

  • Pinch of Himalayan pink salt

  • 1-2 tbsp butter

Ingredients for Kumquat and Mint Marmalade:

  • 2 pounds kumquats, seeds and white center membrane removed (no need to peel)

  • 1 cup sugar

  • Zest of 1 lemon or orange

  • Splash of orange juice

  • Pinch of cayenne

  • Pinch of Himalayan pink salt

  • Handful of mint or chocolate mint

Method for French toast:

1. Beat eggs with milk or half and half, vanilla or almond extract, cinnamon, lemon or orange zest, sweetener of choice, and a pinch of Himalayan pink salt to make the custard.

2. Soak the bread slices in the custard, flipping once.

3. Heat butter in a skillet on medium heat, and fry custard-soaked bread slices on each side until golden brown.

4. Serve hot with Kumquat and Mint Marmalade.

Method for Kumquat and Mint Marmalade:

  1. Mix all ingredients except mint in a pot.

  2. Simmer over medium heat, stirring often.

  3. Cook about 30 minutes to desired thickness.

  4. Serve warm or cold with Citrus French Toast. Store any remaining marmalade in the in the fridge.


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