Description: Indulge in a delightful twist on the classic French toast with this savory Parmesan version, elevated with a rich and creamy hollandaise sauce. Perfect for a gourmet breakfast or brunch, this dish brings together the comforting flavors of French toast with the savory goodness of Parmesan and the luxuriousness of hollandaise.


For Savory Parmesan French Toast:

  • 4 thick slices of brioche or French bread
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, for cooking

For Hollandaise Sauce:

  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • Salt and cayenne pepper to taste


For Savory Parmesan French Toast:

  1. In a shallow bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, Parmesan, Dijon mustard, garlic powder, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  2. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat and melt butter.
  3. Dip each slice of bread into the egg mixture, ensuring both sides are coated.
  4. Place the coated bread slices on the skillet and cook until golden brown on both sides, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  5. Remove from the skillet and keep warm while preparing the hollandaise sauce.

For Hollandaise Sauce:

  1. In a heatproof bowl, whisk together egg yolks, water, and lemon juice.
  2. Place the bowl over a pot of simmering water (double boiler) and continue to whisk until the mixture thickens.
  3. Slowly drizzle in the melted butter while whisking continuously until the sauce has a smooth and velvety consistency.
  4. Season with salt and cayenne pepper to taste. Remove from heat.

Nutrition Facts: Note: Nutrition facts are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and serving sizes.

  • Serving Size: 1 slice of French toast with hollandaise sauce
  • Calories: 400
  • Total Fat: 28g
    • Saturated Fat: 16g
    • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 285mg
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 22g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1g
    • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 15g

Enjoy your savory Parmesan French toast with hollandaise sauce for a decadent and satisfying breakfast experience!