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French Toast Golden and Delicious Breakfast

French toast is what my family regularly ask me to make. To me, having French toast is like having an early morning treat! What you should look for in any French toast recipe is the balance between the spices and the main ingredients, milk, and eggs.

French toast served on a plate with butter.

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How To Make French Toast?

Milk, eggs, cinnamon, and vanilla are the basic ingredients in any French toast recipe, from there you can play with the recipe by adding your favorite spice, maybe mix half milk and half heavy cream, or add orange zest to it.

In today’s French toast recipe, you will enjoy the taste of a perfectly cooked French toast with great flavor coming from nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, and mind-blowing custard-like texture. I did use store-bought bread, but if you make your bread, please use it instead, nothing beats homemade bread.

french toast drizzled by honey.

In a bowl, you will add all the custard ingredients, eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, etc. Beat the ingredients well; sometimes the cinnamon powder acts stubborn, so you must beat the mixture a little longer. Dip the bread slice for three seconds in the custard mixture and then fry on medium-low heat until golden.

vanilla added to eggs to make french toast recipe.

Adding nutmeg in a french toast recipe.

cinnamon added to french toast recipe.

sugar added to french toast mixture.

milk is finally added to french toast recipe.

slice of bread in french toast custard mix.

french toast is cooked and ready to be served.

French toast ready to be eaten.

French toast is delicate, and you must give it time to cook evenly and slowly on each side to prevent it from burning from the outside and staying raw inside.

What Bread To Use For French Toast?

My favorite is Brioche; you will go crazy if you use it in making French toast. Brioche is a rich bread made from eggs and butter, so you can imagine the amount of deliciousness you’ll be indulging in!

french toast on white plate with strawberry.

My second favorite is multigrain brown bread. You get a little crunch from the nuts in the bread, and besides, I like how multigrain bread tastes. In all honesty, I have used other types of bread that went well in making French toast recipe but avoid bread that has much salt or has flavors like olives, or onions.

french toast post feature image.

French Toast

Slices of bread dipped in a delicious custard mixture and then fried to perfection. Serve with butter and honey or even maple syrup.
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fench toast
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 3 people
Calories: 240kcal
Author: Muna Kenny

Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 6 medium slices of bread
  • Butter to grease the pan

Instructions

  • In a bowl, beat the eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, and milk until well combined.
  • Place a shallow pan on the stove and when hot add butter.
  • Dip the bread slices in the custard mixture for few seconds and place in the pan. Fry on medium low until golden at the bottom.
  • Flip and cook the other side until golden. Repeat with all slices.
  • Do not fry French toast on high heat, the slices will turn dark brown, and the custard won’t be cooked.
  • Serve with butter and honey or maple syrup.

Nutrition

Calories: 240kcal
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over head shot of french toast with honey and butter.

close up shot f french toast from the side.

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13 Comments

  1. So simple, but always a delicious classic! Now I want some French toast!

  2. My daughter loves french toast and thats why this is a must try for me, lovely Recipe

  3. I am making this in the morning. I’ve never tried adding nutmeg but it sounds and looks absolutely delicious!!

  4. Love French Toast and the simplicity of creating this age old favorite for breakfast. Totally agree that using Brioche is definitely the way to go!

  5. I was just thinking about what to make for breakfast tomorrow. This is going to be it.

  6. i love cooked breakfasts. your french toast looks and sounds delicious. i don’t use sugar in my custard for the toast. do you have a suggested substitute?

  7. I love French toast and it is a great hit at our home once every week. Your French toasts look incredibly delicious and thanks for sharing your recipe with us!

  8. I have never used Brioche to make french toast. That sounds like it will be so delicious! I can’t wait to give it a try.

  9. French toast is a staple breakfast for me. I like it with maple syrup or simply strawberries on top. I enjoy it with ham too!

  10. This was absolutely delicious! I am going to try making french toast next week. Thanks for your inspiration!

  11. Great recipe! And Brioche bread sounds like it would make perfect French toast. I was never a fan but my son LOVES it. I don’t know how to make it so I had to pin this!

  12. Marta Skeledžija

    We had that this morning with cotage chesse and honey. Very yummy dish.

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