Ultimate Chocolate French Toast with Rosemary Syrup / Pan Perdu Chocolat au Romarin

The most delicious and decadent brunch you'll ever have! Chocolate French Toast served with spicy pepper jelly bacon so good you'll be licking your fingers! Perfect for a lazy Sunday morning breakfast in bed!


Bacon slices 8
Pepper jelly 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Butter 6 Tablespoon , divided (as needed)
Raisins 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Dried blueberries 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Mandarin orange segments 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Walnut 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Pecans 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Slivered almonds 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Fresh rosemary sprig 2
Honey 4 Cup (64 tbs)
Orange juice 4 Tablespoon
Bread slices 4
Cocoa powder 1/4 Tablespoon
Sugar To Taste
Milk 1/4 Tablespoon
Eggs 2
Cooking spray 1/4 Teaspoon (for greasing)



1. Line a cookie sheet with foil and place a rack on top.

2. Grease the rack with cooking spray and lay bacon slices on it.


3. Spread pepper jelly on top of each bacon slice.

4. Pop the cookie sheet in a cold oven and set the temperature to 400 degree F. Cook for 15 minutes, depending on the thickness of bacon.

5. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.

6. Add raisins, blueberries, orange segments, walnut, pecans, almond, and rosemary. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes or until slightly caramelized.

7. Pour honey and give it a good stir.

8. Stir in orange juice and remove the pan from heat.

9. In a bowl, combine egg, sugar, milk, and cocoa powder. Whisk well.

10. Dip bread into the egg chocolate mixture, one at a time and set it aside.

11. In a large saute pan, melt butter and place the bread slices in it. Cook until nice and toasted on both sides.


12. On a platter, place chocolate bread slices and drizzle sauce and pile a generous amount of nuts on top.


13. Serve with pepper jelly bacon slices and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1475Calories from Fat 321

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g56.9%

Saturated Fat 14 g70%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 265 mg11.04%

Total Carbohydrates 299 g99.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 274 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet