Rishi Tea & Botanicals Masala chai french toast
  • Breakfast Food
  • Chai
  • Entree
  • Maple

Masala Chai French Toast

Spice up breakfast time with this sweet, chai-based take on classic French toast.

Difficulty Moderate
Featured Products
  • Masala Chai Concentrate

Featured Products

Masala Chai Concentrate

A fragrant and full bodied Masala Chai with wild-grown black tea and the highest quality spices, slow brewed to create the perfect balance.


  • 8x8" pan prepared cornbread* (store-bought or homemade)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 oz Rishi Masala or Chaga Chai Concentrate
  • 1 oz heavy cream
  • pinch salt
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, divided


Step 1
In a medium mixing bowl or blender, whip eggs, chai concentrate, heavy cream and salt; transfer to a shallow dish or pie pan.
Step 2
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Step 3
Dip cornbread into egg mixture, allowing each side to soak for 5 to 10 seconds.
Step 4
Transfer soaked bricks to a cooling rack set over a sheet pan to rest.
Step 5
Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a 10-inch nonstick saucepan over medium-low heat.
Step 6
Arrange 6 bricks in a single layer in the pan and cook, while turning as needed, until golden brown on all sides.
Step 7
Remove from pan; reserve warm in oven for 5 minutes. Cook remaining bricks.
Step 8
Serve with Chai Maple Syrup.


*Slice cornbread into 12 even “bricks”, roughly 2″ x 2.5″ each, depending on size of pan. Leave overnight, uncovered.

Try this recipe with any of these Rishi Concentrates: Masala Chai, Chaga Chai, Spicy Masala Chai, Foraged Chaga Chai.

Chai Maple Syrup
12 oz Rishi Masala or Chaga Chai Concentrate
4 oz  pure maple syrup

Add chai concentrate to a small nonstick saucepan set over medium-low heat. Simmer gently to reduce liquid by 75%, yielding approximately 3 ounces; pass through fine strainer. Combine with maple syrup.

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