This classic, French Toast recipe is a basic French Toast recipe that is perfect for a breakfast or weekend brunch. This recipe calls for regular white bread but you can also use sliced brioche or french bread too.
Estimated reading time: 7 minutes
Hi Everyone, a good, solid, basic French Toast recipe, is so great to have in one’s back pocket.
I love making this recipe on the weekends when our family has a little more time than we would to get together for breakfast/brunch.
You can top this French Toast recipe with just about any topping you want. I personally love maple syrup and seasonal fruit/berries – whipped cream is fantastic too!
My kiddos love this French Toast recipe and it’s a nice switch from waffles or pancakes.
French Toast was always my favorite breakfast when I was a kid, so, of course, I wanted my kids to love it too!
I love confectioner’s sugar lightly dusted on top.
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If there’s leftovers, you can keep them in an air tight container in the refrigerator and use it up within 1-2 days. French Toast is best served fresh, in my opinion.
In the photos, I topped the French Toast with seasonal Wineberries (Japanese Raspberry) that grow in our yard.
I love 100% pure maple syrup and it’s delicious on this French Toast.
What do you like to have on French Toast? Let me know in the comments below!
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- unsalted butter, for frying
- 15 slices of white sandwich bread
French Toast Batter
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 ground nutmeg
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- pinch of Kosher salt (to counteract the sweetness), optional
- confectioner's sugar
- maple syrup
- whipped cream
- seasonal berries
- Add butter in a skillet and heat over low-medium heat and melt the butter.
- In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the batter ingredients (milk, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs, sugar & vanilla extract and optional pinch of Kosher salt) until combined.
- Dip each slice in the batter, briefly, turn over and place on the heated skillet, turn up the heat to medium heat. Cook 3-4 minutes on each side and then transfer to a plate. Repeat with the remaining slices and adjust the heat, if it gets too hot. Keep your whisk handy to re-combine the ingredients between slices, if needed.
- Before serving, add your favorite toppings and enjoy!
- Makes approximately 15 slices
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 15 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 53Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 33mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 5gProtein: 2g
Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.