American French Toast
Here's all the recipes listed under American French Toast along with the comments posted by the breakfast lovers that submitted them.
Amish-Style French Toast
"This is our family's go-to French toast recipe. The kids like it with peanut butter on top. For a treat, try the same recipe but use cinnamon raisin bread (and omit the cinnamon). It's so good."
1 cup milk, 4 eggs, 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1 dash pepper, 4 to 6 pieces bread (thick-sliced if you can find it)
Apple Baked Lasagna
"I get great compliments whenever I make this. The combination sounds awkward to people at first, but you can't beat the taste of sweet and savory together at breakfast."
1 cup sour cream, 1/3 cup brown sugar, 12 slices bread, 1/2 pound ham, 2 cups shredded cheese (any variety), 1 can apple pie filling, 1 cup granola with raisins
Apple-Pecan French Toast
"Because this recipe is made the night before, it's good for lazy weekend mornings or when hosting overnight guests."
non-stick cooking spray or melted butter, 4 eggs, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, about 1 cup milk (see comments below), 1 apple - pared and shredded, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 loaf French bread cut into 12 1-inch slices, 1/2 cup chopped pecans, 2 Tablespoons melted butter, maple syrup - for topping
Applesauce French Toast
"I like this one with maple syrup. But it's also nice if you use additional apple sause as your topping."
2 eggs, 3/4 cup low-fat milk, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 2 Tablespoons brown sugar, 1/4 cup applesauce, 6 slices of white bread
Bagel French Toast
"This is a fantastic use for left-over bagels. Actually day-old bagels that would be a little tough when toasted work the very best for this recipe. It's like bagels just got a second life!"
2 plain or sweet bagels - day-old works best, 2 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoons butter
Baked Apple French Toast
"If you care about yourself, you'll serve this delight with WARM maple syrup. Viva la Breakfast!"
1 loaf of french bread (16 oz), 8 eggs, 3 cups milk, 3/4 cup sugar - divided, 1 and 1/4 tablespoon vanilla, 5 Granny Smith apples, 2 tablespoons cinnamon, 2 tablespoons butter, 1 teaspoon nutmeg
Baked Banana Nut French Toast
"This is an easy breakfast / brunch casserole that's especially good drizzled with real maple syrup and topped with a little whipped cream."
1 and 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 1/4 cup corn syrup, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 3 bananas, 1 loaf cinnamon swirl bread (white bread will also work), 6 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla
Baked French Toast Casserole
"An AMAZING weekend breakfast for the whole family that's ready by the time you're out of the shower!"
1 loaf French bread (13 to 16 ounces), 8 eggs, 2 cups half-and-half, 1 cup milk, 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, Dash salt, Maple syrup, Praline Topping: 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter-softened, 1 cup packed light brown sugar, 1 cup chopped pecans, 2 tablespoons light corn syrup, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Baked Maple French Toast
"It's very important to use PURE maple syrup in this recipe."
8 slices white bread (cinnamon raisin bread works too - trust me), 3 Tablespoons butter, 1/2 cup pure maple syrup, 1/2 cup milk, 2 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg, powdered sugar for dusting
Baked Orange French Toast
"Tastes just as good as French Toast from a fry pan, but this way you can make 8 slices at once and it stays warmer longer. Just skip the whole orange syrup step if you want traditional French Toast with maple syrup."
8 thick (about an inch) slices of day old French bread, 2 eggs, 3/4 cup milk, 1 Tablespoon honey, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon orange zest, powdered sugar for dusting
Baked Peach French Toast
"This peachy breakfast recipe is from the Strawberry Creek Inn in Idyllwild, California. For best results, fresh peaches are a must."
6 1-inch-thick slices whole-grain bread, 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, 6 sliced (or 8 small) fresh peaches, 1/2 cup pecans, 1/2 cup whole milk, 1/2 cup buttermilk, 1/3 cup maple syrup, 3 eggs, 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 Tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 Tablespoon Kahlua coffee liqueur
Baked Pineapple French Toast
"You invert this French toast onto a platter like a Pineapple Upside-Down Cake. My family loves this. I hope yours does too!"
6 white bread slices (slightly stale is preferred), 1 8-ounce can crushed pineapple - drained, 2 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 1/4 cup butter or margarine, 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt
Baked Raisin French Toast
"The quality of the bread makes all the difference in this recipe so be sure to get a good one. Day-old bread works best, so check your bakery's about-to-expire discount shelf."
1 loaf good-quality raisin bread, 3 eggs, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 2 and 1/2 cups half-n-half or heavy cream, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Banana French Toast
"Fairly low-fat as far as French toast goes. Pureed banana mixed with a traditional French Toast custard gives this French toast a very distinct flavor."
2 ripe bananas, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 egg, 3 egg whites, 3/4 cup lowfat milk, 8 slices homemade-quality white bread, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Banana Bread French Toast
"Maybe not the best French toast recipe submitted the site. It's just banana bread dipped in beaten egg and fried. Then again, sometimes simplicity tastes best. If you try it, please be sure to comment."
thick slices of Banana Bread, 1 egg, butter or margarine
Banana Crunch French Toast
""Hey Mom! When did our kitchen become a four-star restaurant?" "Honey, can we afford to eat this good?" Tell them to relax and enjoy their Banana Crunch French Toast."
4 thick slices King's Hawaiian Bread - cut in half, 3 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, 2/3 cup sliced almonds - crushed, cooking oil or clarified butter - as needed, 1 cup maple syrup, 1 ounce dark rum, 2 bananas, 1 cup lightly sweetened whipped cream, Confectioner's sugar - to garnish, fresh mint sprigs - to garnish
Basic French Toast
"This is a great basic French toast recipe submitted to our message board by a fantastic breakfast lover named HELLINOIS."
10 to 12 slices white bread - preferably day-old (absorbs more egg mixture), 1 cup milk, 4 eggs, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, butter, maple syrup or other topping
Berry French Toast
"This French toast is served with a berry topping that has strawberries, raspberries and blueberries."
4 thick slices potato bread or white bread - cut in half, 3 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, cooking oil or clarified butter - as needed, 1/2 cup Strawberry Sauce (recipe follows), 1/2 cup maple syrup, 1 ounce Grand Marnier, 1/3 cup fresh raspberries, 1/3 cup fresh blueberries, 1/3 cup fresh strawberries - hulled and quartered, 1 cup Lightly sweetened whipped cream, 1/4 cup Toasted sliced almonds, Confectioner's sugar to garnish, Fresh mint sprigs to garnish
Blueberry French Toast Bake
"Assemble and refrigerate the night before. In the morning, bake for about 20 minutes and serve this delicious Blueberry French Toast."
1/2 cup flour, 1 1/2 cups milk, 2 Tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 6 eggs, 10 slices (1-inch thick) French bread - cut into 1-inch cubes, 3 or 4 ounces cream cheese - cut into 1/2-inch cubes, 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, 1/2 cup chopped nuts, powdered sugar, blueberry or maple syrup
Blueberry French Toast Casserole
"If desired, you can prepare this the night before and bake it in the morning. Just let the baking dish sit on the counter for 15 before baking so it gets closer to room temperature (the bake is more fluffy that way)."
1 loaf of Challah bread, 4 ounces cold cream cheese (1/2 of a standard package), 2 cups fresh blueberries (or thawed frozen berries), 8 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 1/4 cup butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon salt
Blueberry-Stuffed French Toast
"Thick French toast slices filled with sweetened fresh blueberries and topped with blueberry orange sauce."
6 eggs, 1 teaspoon grated orange peel, 2/3 cup orange juice, 3 Tablespoons sugar - divided, 1 pinch salt, 1 cup fresh blueberries (or thawed and drained frozen berries), 8 slices Italian bread (about 1 and 1/2 inch thick), 1/3 cup sliced almonds
Brown Sugar & Walnut Baked French Toast
"An overnight baked French toast with delicious streaks of nuts and brown sugar in each bite."
1 loaf Challah bread cut into 1-inch cubes (enough to make 6 or 7 cups of non-packed bread cubes), 1 cup chopped walnuts - lightly toasted and cooled, 1/3 cup packed brown sugar, 6 eggs, 1 cup plain yogurt, 1 cup milk, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 2 Tablespoons white sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon salt
Caramel Apple French Toast
"Fresh pears or peaches may be substituted for apples with cinnamon/nutmeg seasoning preferred. Fresh raspberries or strawberries may also be sprinkled over apple mixture stuffing for additional color and flavor."
1 cup brown sugar, 3 tablespoons white Karo syrup, 6 tablespoons butter, 1 cup chopped pecans, 3 Delicious apples -- peeled/cored/sliced, 1/3 cup water, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 3 tablespoons white sugar, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tablespoon corn starch, 12 slices Texas Toast or 1-inch thick cut french bread, 12 ounces cream cheese, 6 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1 cup whipping cream or half and half cream, 1 tablespoon vanilla extract, 2 teaspoons cinnamon (or 1 teaspoon cinnamon + 1 teaspoon nutmeg)
Caramel French Toast
"This recipe came from my friend, Sharon. It's so good I asked if I could share it here. You make everything the night before and just bake it in the morning."
1 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 2 Tablespoons light corn syrup (or maple syrup), 12 slices white or whole wheat bread, 1/4 cup white sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon - divided, 6 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla
Caramel Soaked French Toast
"The best you ever had. It can be prepped before you hit the sack, then in the AM, just bake it."
1 and 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar, 3/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup light corn syrup, 10 (1 and 3/4 inch thick) slices of French bread, 4 eggs beaten together, 2 and 1/2 cups half & half, 1 Tablespoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 3 Tablespoons sugar, 1 and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 cup melted butter
Cheesey Bacon Brunch
"Bacon + Cheese + Apple = Yum. This combination of sweet and savory is especially satisfying to those who like cheese with apple pie."
2 slices bacon, 1 slice cheese, 1 apple - peeled and sliced, 1 English muffin - split, 1 dash cinnamon, 1 dash nutmeg, 1 dash cloves, 1 teaspoon brown sugar, 1/2 Tablespoon butter
Chocolate Malt French Toast
"Terrific served with maple syrup, fresh berries or just on its own with a bit of butter."
6 slices of brioche sliced thick, 3 eggs, 1/4 cup half and half cream, 1/2 cup chocolate Malt Powder, 2 Tablespoons butter, 1 dash salt
Cinnamon Butter Toast
"Yum and not a lot of calories either - just depends on how much butter and cinnamon-sugar you use. "
1 and 1/2 teaspoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, butter - as needed, 2 slices of bread
Cinnamon Crunch French Toast
"You can also use regular corn flakes or similar cereal. Just increase the cinnamon by a 1/4 teaspoon. Enjoy!"
6 slices white or wheat bread, 1 and 1/2 cups Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal - lightly crushed, 3 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 dash salt
Cinnamon French Toast
"Nothing too fancy. Just a reliable, basic French toast recipe with an extra bit of cinnamon. It's fast, easy and super good."
3 eggs, a cap full of vanilla extract (about 1/2 teaspoon), a shake or two of ground cinnamon, 1 cup of milk, 6 to 8 slices whole wheat bread
Coconut Crunch French Toast
"Once you've conquered this French Toast with a crisp crust of coconut and Cap'n Crunch cereal, try experimenting with other cereals. Golden Grahams French Toast? Froot Loops French Toast? Whatever you like."
1 cup crushed Cap'n Crunch cereal, 3/4 cup shredded coconut, 4 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 8 slices of bread (about 3/4-inch thick), butter
Corn Flake French Toast
"This French toast had a mild crunch that makes it very special."
1/3 cup crushed corn flakes, 4 slices of white bread, 1 egg, 1/3 cup milk, 2 teaspoons sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 cup flaked coconut, 3 Tablespoons butter
Corn Meal Fillets
"This is kind of like pancakes or French toast, yet it is very unique."
2 cups of milk, 2 teaspoons of butter or margarine, 1/2 cup of milk corn meal toasted lightly in the oven, 1 egg beat with 1/4 cup of milk for coating, 1/3 cup flour in shallow bowl for coating, 1/4 cup finely crumbled graham crackers also for coating
Crunchy Cinnamon French Toast Sticks
"For the breakfast experimentalist, try replacing the crushed corn flakes with other crushed breakfast cereals... Froot Loops, Cocoa Krispies, you name it. Just ease back on the cinnamon and vanilla if the cereal you choose is already bursting with flavor."
4 slices of white bread, 3 eggs or 1/2 cup egg substitute, 1/4 cup milk, 1 cup corn flakes cereal - crushed to make about 3/4 cup, 1 Tablespoon butter, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 pinch salt, powered sugar - for dusting, maple syrup - warmed
Crunchy French Toast
"This is basically plain French Toast coated with corn flake crumbs (or you favorite cereal)."
8 bread slices, 2 eggs, 2 cups milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 2 cups corn flake crumbs, butter
Easy Baked French Toast
"You get the best results if you use a grainy artisanal breakfast like sourdough or a French baguette."
3 cups whole milk, 3 eggs, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 3 Tablespoons sugar, 12 slices of day old bread (preferably about 3/4 inch thick)
Easy French Toast Casserole
"Easy means "easy" with this make-ahead sweet breakfast casserole. Only 6 ingredients and two of them are optional."
1 16-ounce loaf of cinnamon swirl or cinnamon raisin bread - cut into cubes to yield about 8 cups, 6 eggs, 3 cups milk, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, confectioners' sugar and maple syrup for topping
Eggnog French Toast
"It's not just the eggnog that delivers a special holiday flavor. Additional seasoning from cinnamon, ground cloves and nutmeg make this a holiday flavor explosion."
4 eggs, 1/2 cup dairy eggnog, 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar, 1 and 1/2 teaspoons maple syrup, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 6 slices Texas toast, 1 Tablespoon cooking oil, sifted powdered sugar, warm maple syrup
Eggnog French Toast with Apple Cranberry Compote
"Rumor has it that this is what Santa Claus eats for breakfast every day, except for oatmeal Tuesday. Use Pippins for the apples if you can find them. the cider should be the non-alcoholic kind."
4 cups unsweetened cider, 1 cup sugar, 2 cinnamon sticks or 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 vanilla bean split lengthwise or 2 teaspoons vanilla, 1/4 cup orange zest, 4 pounds of tart cooking apples, 1 cup dried cranberries, 16 slices of Bias cut French bread (cut on an angle), 1 quart eggnog, 1/2 cup of bourbon, pinches of cinnamon, dash of nutmeg, hint of cardamom, butter for cooking
Fantastic French Toast
"Enjoy Fantastic French Toast with Stupendous Maple Syrup."
4 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 dash salt, 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine, 4 slices of bread, 1/4 cup chopped peanuts, 3/4 cup maple-flavored syrup, 1/2 cup creamy Peanut Butter
Favorite French Toast
"The freshness of the bread is important. Fresh bread will absorb batter more quickly than stale bread."
4 eggs, 1 cup whole milk, 4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice, 1 tablespoon orange zest, 2 teaspoons granulated sugar, 2 teaspoon vanilla extract, 8 teaspoon salt, 8 slices bread, 8 teaspoons unsalted butter, Confectioners' sugar, Maple syrup or cane sugar
Fluffy French Toast
"This is my grandma's recipe - many people over the years have enjoyed this french toast. I find that I can get a make a few more pieces than the recipe calls for because there is always remaining batter. Left-overs freeze well, just microwave them for a 1 minute to thaw and pop in the toaster for a bit to get crispy again."
3 eggs, 3/4 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 and 1/2 cups milk, 1/2 cup shortening, 6 slices of firm bread - cut in half diagonally
French Toast Bites
"A fun way to turn regular French toast into a finger food or an appetizer."
6 slices bread from a loaf of lemon or poppy seed bread, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, 1 pinch salt, butter for frying - about 2 Tablespoons
French Toast Fingers
"A real favorite for the kids. They sometimes call them French Toast Dippers. Adults will love them too."
4 eggs, 1 cup milk, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 12 slices white bread (day-old is best) - cut into strips, powdered sugar
French Toast Kabobs
"This is a super fun breakfast idea with limitless potential. The fruits you use, the dipping sauces and even the bread for the French Toast can be easily changed to fit your tastes or the groceries you have available. Enjoy!"
8 long wooden skewers, about 3/4 loaf unsliced or thickly sliced bread (cinnamon bread or banana bread works just as well as white bread), 8 eggs, 2/3 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, 1 pinch salt, butter for frying, maple syrup - for dipping, vanilla yogurt - for dipping, choose your fruit (mix and match): bananas (cut into 1-inch coins), whole or sliced strawberries, whole blueberries, whole raspberries, pineapple chunks, grapefruit or orange sections, pretty much any fruit you can think of
French Toast Pockets
"For this French toast recipe, you cut a little pocket into each slice of bread. That pocket then gets filled with the best surprise... bacon!"
12 slices day-old French bread 1-inch thick, 2 eggs, 1/2 cup low-fat milk, 1 Tablespoon orange juice, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 2 Tablespoons butter, 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil, 12 strips cooked bacon
French Toast Sticks
"After making this recipe, I now always add just a touch of flour to my French Toast batters. It really helps make that distinctive outer coating come out more."
10 slices white bread - cut into thirds, 1/2 cup flour, 1 and 1/4 cups milk, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla
Graham Cracker French Toast
"The orange juice adds a little zing that plays well with the graham flavor. You can replace the juice with milk if you like."
1 egg, 1/2 cup orange juice, 5 slices of raisin bread, 1 cup crushed graham crackers, 2 Tablespoons butter
Grand Marnier French Toast
"A combination of orange-flavored liqueur and orange juice gives this French toast a fresh, sophisticated citrus flavor."
6 eggs, 1/2 cup fresh orange juice, 1/3 cup milk, 1/4 cup Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur, 1 and 1/2 Tablespoon of brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 8 slices whole-wheat bread - best if slightly stale, 3 Tablespoons of butter for frying, powdered sugar for dusting
Grandma's Lost Bread
"My grandmother raised me and this was one of the best breakfast food we enjoyed. She was a little cajun lady."
6 eggs, 2 tablespoons of vanilla, 1 1/2 cups of sugar, 1/2 cup whole milk, 1/2 cup margarine, 1 loaf of bread (square pan is good to use)
Ham & Cheese Stuffed French Toast
"Enjoy this hearty omelette-style French toast recipe!"
8 (1 and 1/2-inch) slices French bread, 8 (3/4-ounce each) slices American Cheese - cut in half, 4 ounces sliced deli ham, 3 eggs, 1/3 cup milk, 3 Tablespoons butter, powdered sugar, maple syrup
Honey Baked French Toast
"So good that no syrup is needed. A couple orange slices and a little powdered sugar makes a perfect final touch."
6 slices French bread (preferably day old), 1/3 cup orange juice (preferably fresh), 3 eggs, 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 2 Tablespoons honey, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon salt
Honey French Toast
"Great with butter and syrup or butter and additional honey."
6 slices white bread, 3 eggs, 1/4 cup milk, 3 Tablespoons honey, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 dash salt
Honey Pineapple French Toast
"I just asked my mother for this recipe. She swears it doesn't include milk (which I've never heard of in a French Toast). Anyway, she made it over the holidays and it was scrumptious. The browned honey gave each piece a sort of glaze. It might be too sweet for some, but we love it. Hope you do to."
6 eggs, 1 cup honey, 1 cup pineapple juice, 1 pinch salt, 12 slices Italian or other rustic bread 3/4 inch thick, butter for frying - as needed, 6 slices of fresh pineapple
International House of Pancakes French Toast
"From the makers of Maple-Blueberry Syrup, comes French Toast that you can put Maple-Blueberry Syrup on!"
2 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 3 Tablespoons flour, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 3 teaspoons butter, 6 thick sliced French bread, 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar, more powdered sugar, pancake syrup
Jammy French Toast
"This is from the chapter titled "How To Cook Eggs" in Buffy's Cookbook. Note from MrBreakfast: Instead of shortening, you could use butter or just a generous coating of cooking spray. No offense to Buffy, but I'd also recommend 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla and 2 teaspoons of sugar to the batter for a bit more flavor."
2 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 4 slices of bread, 2 Tablespoons shortening, your favorite jam
Lemony Croissant French Toast
"Fluffy croissant French toast with a tasty lemon cream cheese filling."
For The Filling: 8 ounce block cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, zest from one lemon, 1 Tablespoon lemon juice, For The French Toast: 1/2 cup low fat milk, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 6 2 and 1/2 ounce croissants, 2 Tablespoon butter for sauteing
Maple Syrup French Toast
"If you don't have Challah bread, you could try thickly sliced French bread... or for a treat, try King's Hawaiian Sweet Bread. Also works great with plain old white sandwich bread."
3/4 cup milk, 3 eggs, 3 Tablespoons pure maple syrup, 1 pinch cinnamon, 1 pinch salt, 2 Tablespoons butter, 4 thick slices Challah bread or 6 slices regular white sandwich bread
Mom's French Toast
"A basic French Toast recipe. Unfortunately, the submitter did not specify certain ingredient amounts. Good luck. Use the force, Luke."
bread, milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon
Mother's Day French Toast
"This is what I make for my mom and my entire family on Mother's Day. The fresh fruit and the creaminess of the cream cheese makes it taste very special."
5 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 2 Tablespoons cinnamon, Texas toast-style bread (homemade is much better), strawberries, pineapple, 1 box cream cheese, 2 teaspoons vanilla, 2 cup powder sugar
Orange Maple French Toast
"I use low-fat milk and white wheat bread so that it's a bit healthier. It's a pretty quick recipe that tastes great."
2 eggs, 1/2 cup milk, 1 Tablespoon maple syrup, 1 Tablespoon orange juice, 1 teaspoon orange zest, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or nutmeg, 1 pinch salt, 4 slices white bread
Orange Marmalade French Toast
"This is an overnight casserole that serves a good-sized group. You could probably squeeze a dozen servings out of it. The marmalade creates a sweet, tangy thin layer in the casserole that your guests will love."
1 loaf of rustic bread (like French) - cut into 1/2-inch to 3/4-inch slices, butter, 1 12-ounce jar of orange marmalade, 2 1/2 cups low-fat milk, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 6 eggs, 1/3 cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
Overnight Blueberry French Toast
"It's gonna be so hard to wait overnight for this one. Good luck."
1 (14-ounce) loaf french bread or italian bread, 1 (8-ounce) package light cream cheese -- cut in pieces, 1 cup fresh blueberries or frozen blueberries, 12 eggs, 2 cups milk, 1/3 cup real maple syrup, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, butter -- for coating pan
Overnight Caramel French Toast
"An overnight baked French toast that tastes a lot like decadent sticky buns."
1 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 2 Tablespoons light corn syrup, 12 slices white or whole wheat bread, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon - divided, 6 eggs, 1 and 1/2 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla
Peaches 'n Cream Freedom Toast
"Baked French toast with a creamy peach filling. You can use fresh or canned peaches."
10 to 12 slices white bread, crusts removed, 3 eggs, 2 cups half & half, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, Filling: 8 ounces cream cheese (regular or light), 1/4 cup granulated sugar, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 2 to 3 fresh peaches or one 16-ounce can of drained peach halves
Poppy Seed French Toast
"I always thought this might be good with lemon bread but I haven't tried it yet. Then again, maybe that would be weird."
12 slices white bread - the thicker and dryer the better, 3 eggs, 2 cups low-fat milk, 3 Tablespoons poppy seeds, 2 Tablespoons sugar, 1 Tablespoons butter or margarine, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1 pinch ground nutmeg
Pumpkin French Toast
"Delicious any day of the year, but especially appropriate and tasty on Halloween... or any weekend in the fall. Enjoy!"
4 eggs, 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree, 1/2 cup milk, 1 Tablespoon brown sugar, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 3/4 teaspoon vanilla, 1 dash salt, 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 8 slices day-old bread*, butter
Pumpkin Spice Eggnog French Toast
"This recipe uses just three ingredients, but you'll need pumpkin spiced egg nog which is usually only available during the holidays."
sliced bread, pumpkin spice eggnog, butter
Rolled French Toast
"This vintage recipe from 1952 describes an easy way to take ordinary French toast and turn it into something fun and unique."
6 slices of bread, 2 eggs, 1 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine, your favorite jam or marmalade
Sher's Baked Apple French Toast
"Buttery French toast casserole with sauteed apples and cream cheese."
3 green apples, 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 12 ounces cream cheese, 12 slices firm bread, 8 eggs, 2 cups milk, 2 Tablespoons vanilla, cinnamon
Sher's Rum Raisin French Toast Supreme
"Sweet, rich and delish! What more could you want on a cold winter morning? (or a warm summer day?). Hope you enjoy. Happy Breakfast!"
3/4 cup Rum Raisin Ice Cream, 3 eggs lightly, 1 Tablespoon dark Rum, 1/4 teaspoon powdered cinnamon, 8 to 10 slices of thick French bread or Challah, 5 Tablespoons finely ground walnuts, 6 Tablespoons butter, maple syrup or pecan syrup
Simple French Toast
"A very basic French toast. Includes a link to an even better recipe."
6 eggs, 12 slices bread, 3/4 cup milk, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Slumber Party French Toast
"Make this the night before a sleep-over, and spare the stress of breakfast in the morning!"
1/4 cup butter or margarine, 1/2 cup dark brown sugar - firmly packed, 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 2 eggs (or egg substitute to equal 2 eggs), 1/4 cup skim milk, 6 slices French bread or similar (1 inch thick), 1 Tablespoon powdered sugar for topping
Southern Comfort French Toast
"Yep... it's THAT Southern Comfort."
2 loaves of bread, 1/3 cup sugar, 3/4 tsp. cinnamon, 1/3 cup Southern Comfort, 7 eggs, 2 cups Half & Half, 1/4 tsp. salt, 2 Tbsp. butter, 2 Tbsp. oil
Strawberry Short Toast
"For fun, you can make faces with the fruit and whipped cream!
Now you can have your favorite dessert on your favorite breakfast!"
French Toast, whipped cream, strawberries (chocolate dipped if wanted), bananas (if wanted)
Stuffed French Toast
"You'll be amazed how five ingredients can make such a big, delicious breakfast. Play with different kinds of bread for fun results. We love using cinnamon raisin bread."
1 loaf of bread - cubed, 8 eggs, 8 ounces cream cheese, 1/3 cup honey, 1 and 1/3 cups milk
Stuffed French Toast with Raspberry Sauce
"Invite friends over for this one! It takes a little more work than your average French Toast, but it's worth it."
FILLING: 3/4 cup ricotta cheese, 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese - at room temperature, 1 teaspoon almond extract, 2 Tablespoons sugar, 1 loaf French or Italian bread cut in 1 1/2-inch slices, 8 eggs 2/3 cup half 'n half, 1 Tablespoons butter, SAUCE: 1 package (10 ounces) Deluxe Red Raspberries - thawed and drained (reserving juice), 1/2 cup sugar, 2 Tablespoons raspberry jam
Surprise-Inside French Toast
"Stuffed French toast with a creamy filling is good paired with a fibrous fruit such as a 1/2 cup fresh raspberries."
6 (2 inch thick) slices French bread, 1/4 cup ricotta cheese, 1/4 cup cottage cheese -- whipped, 2 tablespoons lowfat cream cheese, 2 teaspoons white sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 3 cups egg substitute, 1/4 cup evaporated milk
Yum Yum French Toast
"Goes great with milk and peanut butter."
3 eggs (separated), 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg, 2 spoonfuls of cane sugar, 2 and 1/2 spoonfuls of brown sugar, 1 cup of milk, bread of your choice
Yummy And Easy French Toast
"A very basic French toast recipe - good for people making it for the first time."
4 or 5 slices of bread, 2 eggs, 1/3 cup milk, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon vanilla, butter, pancake syrup
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