Lime French Toast Custard

Lime French Toast Custard


Lime French Toast Custard is the best breakfast to wake up in the morning to! Especially when your husband cooks and cleans it up!


Lime French Toast Custard



I love Sunday’s because Matt always gets up tries to make a new recipe. We had cafe rio pork this week which was great because we were able to have the best leftovers! With that came a large bag of limes and we needed to make something with them. They boys loved and ate this french toast without complaining.

I personally love all citrus fruits and so any time we can incorporate that into a meal! Lime is my favorite candy flavor! Try this french toast custard, you won’t regret it!







  • 8 slices of french bread
  • 1 ½ cups heavy cream 
  • 3 eggs
  • 3-4 Tbsp dark brown sugar 
  • 1-2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
  • Zest 1 lime, lemon or orange







  1. Place onto a wire rack set in a rimmed baking sheet. Leave out overnight uncovered, or preheat the oven to its lowest temperature and place the bread in for 15-20 minutes, flipping halfway through. Either way, your bread should be nice and dry.

  2. For french toast custard, in a large bowl combine 1 ½ cups of heavy cream, 3 eggs, 3-4 tablespoons of dark brown sugar, 1-2 teaspoons of vanilla extract, ½ teaspoon of cinnamon, the zest of a lime, lemon or orange, and a splash of the juice of the fruit you chose. Whisk together until fully combined. 

  3. Once the custard is ready, pour it into a cake pan or pie plate. Grab a piece of thickly cut bread and drop it into the custard, letting it sit for 20-30 seconds on each side. 

  4. Heat 2 tablespoons of melted butter in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add the soaked bread to the skillet and let the bread fry for 3-5 minutes on each side, until golden brown. 

  5. Place onto a wire rack set in a rimmed baking sheet in a 350°F oven while you cook all of the pieces.

  6. Once every piece of toast is complete, stack on a plate, topped with butter and maple syrup


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