Sourdough French Toast Recipe

Breakfast Bash


It’s no secret that Chattanooga’s brunch scene is buzzing. Restaurants hope to satisfy customers’ taste buds with the classics, like bacon and eggs, along with more eccentric offerings – Fruity Pebbles pancakes, anyone? Fortunately for us, five local institutions have shared the blueprints to their beloved breakfast creations.

Be sure to set your alarm clock; these brunch recipes are worth getting out of bed for!


By Mary Beth Wallace

Photography by Lanewood Studio

Milk & Honey

San Francisco French Toast

Yields: 15 servings


Sarah Barnett

Sarah Barnett, Operating Partner



San Francisco French Toast from Milk & Honey

San Francisco French Toast

Milk & Honey
Servings 15 servings


  • 18 eggs
  • 6 cups whole milk
  • 4 ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 4 ½ tsp fresh ground whole nutmeg
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 30 pieces Bluff View Bakery sourdough bread
  • powdered sugar, for topping


  • Make a homemade egg wash: Vitamix the eggs, milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt on high until smooth.
  • Dip pieces of bread in the egg wash while heating a cast iron skillet.
  • Place the bread flat in the skillet and cook on one side until done. Flip and finish cooking on the other side.
  • Transfer to a plate and top with powdered sugar. Serve with pure maple syrup, fresh fruit, and bacon.