Cheesy french toast with spicy bacon & ham


Easy enough for the kids to make, and delicious enough for mom to enjoy, this cheesy French toast is perfect for the whole family.


Spicy bacon

200g Eskort Rindless Streaky Bacon

60ml (¼c) syrup

45ml (3T) chilli flakes

French toast

60ml (¼c) olive oil for cooking

3 eggs

60ml (¼c) milk

8 slices of bread of your choice

500ml (2c) cheese, grated

500g Eskort Mini Picnic Ham

250ml (1c) cheese sauce (you can use store-bought)

Fresh herbs to serve


  • Preheat the oven to 190°C.
  • Spicy bacon Put the streaky bacon on a greased baking sheet and glaze with the syrup and chilli flakes. Bake for 15 minutes.
  • French toast While the bacon is in the oven, preheat the olive oil in a frying pan over moderate heat.
  • Whisk the eggs and milk together in a dish.
  • Dip the bread slices in the egg mixture then sear both sides of the bread in the preheated pan.
  • Put cheese and ham on 4 of the French toast slices and close with the remaining slices.
  • Put them in an ovenproof dish, top with cheese sauce and bake in the oven for 5 minutes.
  • Arrange the spicy bacon on top of the toast and serve it with fresh herbs.

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