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Cheesy French toast bagel with crispy bacon recipe

Cheesy French toast bagel with crispy bacon recipe

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Try an American spin on classic French toast with this cheesy bagel recipe for one, topped with crisp streaky bacon and a drizzle of maple syrup. See method

  • Serves 1
  • 5 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 595 calories / serving


  • 3 rashers unsmoked streaky bacon
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 20g Gruyère cheese, finely grated
  • 1 bagel, sliced in half
  • 10g butter
  • 1 tsp maple syrup

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    31g 44%
  • Saturates

    14g 69%
  • Sugars

    8g 9%
  • Salt

    2.9g 48%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 48.1g Protein 30.8g Fibre 3.5g


  1. Cook the bacon in a dry frying pan over a medium heat for 2-3 mins each side until crispy. Take off the heat and keep warm.

  2. Whisk the egg, milk and cheese in a bowl together and season. Dip both bagel halves in the egg mix and leave to absorb for 30 seconds, then flip and soak the other side.

  3. Heat the butter in a large pan. Fry the bagels, cut side down, for 2-3 mins over a medium heat until golden. Flip on to the other side and cook for another 2 mins. 

  4. Serve on a plate topped with the bacon and drizzled with maple syrup.

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