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Get ready for the Best French Toast Ever! This French Toast is easy to make, totally delicious and it’s freezable too so you can enjoy French Toast even on the busiest of mornings!

A stack of French Toast with a pad of butter on it getting syrup poured all over it.

Who doesn’t love French Toast? especially covered in berries, syrup and whip cream! This recipe is so delicious and super easy to make. French toast is a great breakfast, but also a fun brunch menu option and is great reheated. Top it with whatever you like, and if you want to try a new twist, use a different kind of bread. Invite some friends over for a breakfast get-together, you will all love this yummy French Toast recipe!

Can you make French Toast with just egg whites?

Yes, you can. Substitute 2 egg whites for every 1 egg called for in the recipe.

Do I have to use a griddle to make French Toast?

A griddle is a great option for making French Toast because it is completely flat and usually allows for more space to cook your French Toast. However, if you don’t own a griddle, you can use a regular skillet. We recommend using nonstick skillets or well seasoned cast iron.

Can I freeze French Toast?

Yes you can! French toast freezes really well and makes for a great, easy breakfast option for busy mornings.

To Freeze: cool french toast completely on a wire rack and then transfer the bread to a parchment paper lined baking sheet. French toast can be stacked with a sheet of parchment paper in between each layer. Freeze until solid, then transfer to a resealable plastic freezer bag for long term storage.

To Reheat: Microwave on high for about 1 minute per slice until warmed through OR toast in a toaster until heated through for a crispy exterior.

A stack of French Toast with a pad of butter on it all on a white plate with some berries on it.

What kind of bread should I use to make French Toast?

You can use any kind of sliced bread to make French Toast. French bread and other bakery style breads work in addition to sliced sandwich type breads. If you want to kick things up a notch try using thick sliced challah bread, Texas toast, or brioche.

PRO TIP: The syrup you use with your French Toast can make all the difference. For a French Toast that will absolutely knock your socks off, use our recipe for Liquid Cinnamon Roll Syrup. It’ll blow your mind!

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A stack of French Toast with a pad of butter on it all on a white plate with some berries on it.
Get ready for the Best French Toast Ever! This French Toast is easy to make, totally delicious and it's freezable too so you can enjoy French Toast even on the busiest of mornings!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 cups milk
  • 7 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 16 thick slices Challah, Brioche, or Texas Toast
Instructions
  • Whisk milk and eggs together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add in brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt. Whisk until smooth.
  • Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat.
  • Soak bread slices in mixture until saturated. Cook bread on each side until golden brown.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings. Suggestions include berries, whipped cream, maple syrup, and our famous Liquid Cinnamon Roll Syrup.
Notes
To Freeze: cool french toast completely on a wire rack and then transfer the bread to a parchment paper lined baking sheet. French toast can be stacked with a sheet of parchment paper in between each layer. Freeze until solid, then transfer to a resealable plastic freezer bag for long term storage.
To Reheat: Microwave on high for about 1 minute per slice until warmed through OR toast in a toaster until heated through for a crispy exterior.

Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 327mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 310IU | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 2.3mg
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: French Toast
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William Harlow Stoneman
August 24, 2019 5:41 am

4 stars
I use maple syrup in the egg batter instead of brown sugar.

May 16, 2020 10:17 pm

5 stars
Literally the best french toast my husband and I have ever had! I can’t believe the difference the addition of flour makes. This will be my go to recipe from now on. Can’t wait to make the cinnamon syrup!

September 1, 2019 8:38 am

5 stars
So I used the basic recipe and added a twist. Made stuffed challah bread. We have a small homestead with dairy goats. So basically I used our fresh goats milk, eggs, chevere mixed with our own cajeta.. so delicious. Thank you.

Dawn
December 22, 2020 9:39 pm

I make mine with Sweet Hawaiian Bread loaf and slice individual pieces. i can’t wait to try this recipe with that.

Sue Hults
August 16, 2020 9:17 am

Sounds great! Flour is unexpected for sure. We have a Sara Lee brand Artisano loaf that is slightly thicker sliced which is also tasty for French toast.

Bradley Prifogle
August 2, 2020 8:49 am

This is a winner. Thank you 😊

Mandy
July 4, 2020 6:34 am

Love this recipe. It creates a beautiful coating that adds flavor.

Question-due to an egg allergy, what is a good replacement For egg in French toast?

July 7, 2020 8:09 am
Reply to  Mandy

The best replacement for eggs is a commercial liquid egg substitute found either next to the eggs or in the vegetarian/vegan section of your grocery store.

September 16, 2018 10:18 am

5 stars
Thank you for this one and for cinnamon syrup as well !

Vicki Parks
September 12, 2018 2:49 pm

5 stars
Where can I get the liquid cinnamon roll syrup ?

Amy Fioretti Harvey
January 3, 2021 4:57 pm

4 stars
Made this for the first time today. My sons loved it! I, too, couldn’t get the mixture smooth. The flour wouldn’t completely break up. Any suggestions?

Stephanie Sevcik
December 24, 2020 9:05 pm

5 stars
I have made this recipe many times. It never fails to impress !

Sandy
November 29, 2020 10:41 am

5 stars
I have not made it yet but sounds wonderful. I know it will be great.

Cindy Moss
October 17, 2020 1:39 am

5 stars
Great job. This looks amazing. Thanks

Janet P.
May 29, 2020 10:21 pm

5 stars
Can I mix all of the ingredients together and leave it in the refrigerator for 2 or 3 days? Then whisk it again and make the French toast? Thanks for all of the great recipes that you share. Stay safe.

Estella
April 7, 2020 7:00 am

Can Splenda or other sugar substitutes be use instead of regular sugar for the syrup?

April 8, 2020 11:16 am
Reply to  Estella

We don’t recommend sugar substitutes in this recipe.

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