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French Toast Recipe

This recipe is a weekend breakfast favorite. It's easy to make with less than 10 minutes of prep time and can be served with your favorite toppings. French toast makes a great breakfast even for fussy eaters.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 312 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven optional

Ingredients
  

  • 8 slices Bread (Brioche, Challah, or Sourdough)
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 0.25 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
  • 0.25 tbsp Cinnamon
  • Butter for cooking
  • Syrup or other toppings optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat your oven to 200°F.
  • Toast the bread slices in a large skillet over medium heat with butter until golden brown on both sides.
  • Whisk together eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon in a bowl.
  • Place the bread slices in the bowl with the custard and let them soak for a few minutes, flipping them once so that both sides are evenly coated.
  • Cook the French toast in batches by adding a few slices of bread to the skillet at a time. Cook until golden-brown on both sides and cooked through. Then, transfer to a baking sheet and place in the oven to keep warm.
  • Serve with butter, syrup, or your favorite toppings.

Enjoy!

    Notes

    Serving Suggestions

    Try serving your French toast with some of these delicious toppings:
    • Fresh fruit such as strawberries, blueberries, or bananas 
    • Maple syrup
    • Honey
    • Powdered sugar
    • Cinnamon sugar
    • Whipped cream
    • Chocolate chips

    Storing Suggestions

    French toast is best served fresh, but leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave or a skillet on the stove before serving.

    Freezing Suggestions

    French toast can also be frozen for up to 2 months. Place the cooked toast on a baking sheet and freeze until solid. Then, transfer it to a freezer-safe bag or container. When you're ready to eat, thaw the toast overnight in the fridge and then reheat it in the microwave or a skillet on the stove.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 312kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 14gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 171mgSodium: 351mgPotassium: 238mgFiber: 3gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 339IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 175mgIron: 3mg
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