Baklava French Toast from Closet Cooking

French toast stuffed with a nut and cinnamon filling inspired by the flavours of baklava.

Servings: makes 1 serving

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • * lemon, rind
  • * orange, rind
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or a cinnamon stick
  • 1 handful nuts, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 slices of bread
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • a pinch of salt
  • garnish with extra nut filling, zest & cinnamon
  1. Simmer the honey, water, lemon rind, orange rind and cinnamon in a small pan until it thickens to a syrupy consistency.
  2. Remove from heat and remove the rinds and cinnamon stick if used.
  3. Mix the nuts, cinnamon and honey in a bowl.
  4. Place the nut mixture between 2 slices of bread.
  5. Mix the egg, milk, lemon juice, orange juice, vanilla extract and salt in a shallow dish.
  6. Dip the sandwich into the egg mixture to cover both sides.
  7. Melt some butter in a pan and fry the French toast until golden brown on both sides.
  8. Serve the French toast with the syrup on top