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Lavender Lemon French Toast

April 29, 2024
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Spring French Toast

With each passing day, spring paints our surroundings with a richer palette of colors and scents, breathing life into the world. As trees bud and flowers bloom, the air fills us with the fresh promise of new beginnings. This is the time of year when morning strolls are accompanied by a soft, floral-scented breeze and the gentle warmth of the sun, offering us a renewed sense of joy.

The longer days and milder weather invite us to linger outdoors, to revel in the lush greenery that only spring can bring. Gardens become a burst of colors with tulips and daffodils emerging from the soil, a perfect backdrop for early gatherings and leisurely breakfasts under the clear, blue sky. It’s a season that inspires creativity, especially in the kitchen, where the flavors of spring can turn a simple meal into a festive occasion.

It’s in this beautiful setting that we find the inspiration for our latest culinary delight: Lavender Lemon French Toast. With each bite, you’re transported to a blossoming garden, a perfect complement to the freshness and revival of spring. This dish captures the essence of the season, marrying the aromatic flair of lavender with the zest of fresh lemons—a true celebration of spring’s awakening.


Seasonal French Toast: Spring

Spring French Toast

In our first installment of this four-part series, we embraced the frosty allure of winter with our Winter Wonderland French Toast, featuring layers upon layers of classic French toast topped with cream cheese glaze, powdered sugar, and frosted blueberries. In case you missed it, you can revisit that that cozy recipe here. Now, as the season shifts, we continue this flavorful journey into spring, introducing a recipe that captures the lightness and brightness of this vibrant season.

Our Lavender Lemon French Toast recipe serves as a perfect analogy for spring, capturing the essence of the season through its thoughtful use of ingredients. The bright, vibrant flavor of lemon infused throughout the dish mirrors the invigorating sunshine and warmer days that characterize spring, bringing a sense of liveliness and renewal. Meanwhile, the lavender represents the flourishing growth and blossoms that spring brings, adding a floral note that reminds us of the gardens and fields waking up after winter. Together, these flavors not only delight the palate but also capture the essence of spring, making each bite a celebration of new beginnings and natural beauty.

Let’s learn more about how to prepare this delightful dish!


Featured Recipe: Lavender Lemon French Toast

Spring French Toast 

Total Time: 20 mins; Serves: 4


For French Toast:

  • 8 Slices Martin’s Potato Bread
  • 2 Large Eggs
  • 2/3 Cup Milk
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Unsalted Butter, for griddle

For Lavender Whipped Cream:

  • 1 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 Teaspoon Lavender Extract
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1 Pinch Dried Lavender, to garnish (optional)



1)      Prepare Lavender Whipped Cream

Start by making the lavender whipped cream: Combine heavy cream, lavender and vanilla extracts, and sugar, then beat until medium peaks form. Keep refrigerated until ready to use.

2)      Prepare French Toast

For the French toast, heat a griddle to medium heat. Mix eggs, milk, vanilla, and lemon juice in a shallow dish. Dip the bread slices in this mixture and cook on the griddle until golden on both sides.

Tip: Scroll down for a step-by-step video demonstration of how to make classic French Toast.

3)      Plate and Serve

Serve the French toast with a dollop of whipped cream and garnish with dried lavender, lemon zest, and a decorative lemon slice.


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How to Make French Toast

Looking for a simple, straightforward technique for preparing classic French Toast? Watch this cooking demonstration for some great tips and tricks!

Note: If preparing our seasonal Lavender Lemon French Toast based on the steps shown above, just be sure to add lemon juice to the egg and milk mixture prior to griddling. (Then top with the signature lavender whipped cream and desired garnishes.)


Isn’t spring just wonderful? It’s a time for new beginnings and fresh flavors, and our Lavender Lemon French Toast perfectly captures that spirit. Each bite is like a little piece of spring itself—fresh, vibrant, and simply delightful. If you’re as excited about this season as we are, dive into the full recipe and more right here. Let’s make the most of these beautiful days with a seasonal celebration!


Spring French Toast


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