Dad’s French Toast

  • Eggnog & Whiskey Base Ingredients:
  • 4 cups Shamrock Farms® Eggnog
  • ¼ cup Slane Irish Whiskey®
  • ½ cup egg yolks
  • 8 ounces granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp maldon sea salt
  • 8 pieces Brioche (1 ½” thick)
  • ½ cup melted butter
  • Whipped Cream Ingredients:
  • 2 cups Shamrock Farms® Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • Slane Irish® Whiskey Drunken Berries Ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp Slane Irish Whiskey®
  • 2 cups mixed berries
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt
Cooking instructions
  1. Eggnog-whiskey base instructions: In a large mixing bowl add egg yolks and whisk lightly.
  2. Slowly add sugar ¼ cup at a time and continue to whisk until smooth.
  3. Add cold Shamrock Farms Eggnog, Slane Irish Whiskey, cinnamon, vanilla extract and maldon sea salt.
  4. Whisk ingredients until well incorporated.
  5. Soak instructions: Submerge brioche bread with eggnog-whiskey Base.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to soak for 2 hours in a refrigerator.
  7. Pan frying instructions: Heat 2” deep cast iron skillet to medium-high heat and add melted butter.
  8. Fry each side of french toast until golden brown, approx. 2-3 minutes per side.
  9. Whipped cream topping instructions: Add cold heavy whipping cream, sugar and vanilla extract to kitchen aide using the wire whisk attachment.
  10. Whip on medium high until cream holds high peaks.
  11. Macerated berries instructions: Mix berries with sugar, Slane Irish Whiskey, lemon juice and salt. Allow to stand for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Great trick if your fruit is under-ripe.