Easy French Toast

easy French toast

An easy French toast recipe for your next breakfast or brunch menu. Make the French toast the night before and fry in a skillet the next morning. Serve with maple, blueberry, or apple cinnamon syrup.

This is an easy breakfast recipe that you prepare in a dish the night before and let sit overnight so the flavors can be fully incorporated into the bread.

When you fry this French toast in a griddle or frying pan, the warm scent of vanilla will fill your kitchen.


Have a relaxing breakfast or brunch with this quick and easy recipe.

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Easy French Toast Recipe

Easy French Toast
 
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An easy French toast recipe for your next breakfast or brunch menu. Make the French toast the night before and fry in a skillet the next morning. Serve with maple, blueberry, or apple cinnamon syrup.
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 slices bread (around ½" thick) (Texas toast works well)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • Confectioner's sugar for dusting
Instructions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl beat the eggs, milk, water, salt, sugar, and vanilla until smooth with a whisk.
  2. Lay all the slices of bread in a flat glass baking dish.
  3. Pour the egg and milk mixture over the slices of bread, turn to coat each slice of bread evenly.
  4. Cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  5. When you are ready to make this breakfast recipe, melt the 2 Tablespoons of butter in a 10"-12" skillet.
  6. Place 2-3 slices of soaked bread in the skillet, depending on how many you can fit in at a time. Saute until lightly golden brown on the first side and then turn on other side and fry until light brown.
  7. Add more butter if needed for additional pieces of bread.
  8. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar and serve with butter and maple syrup.
Notes
Makes 6 slices of French toast.
 

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Laura Warnke

Laura Warnke is a mom, wife, and Midwest cook that enjoys sharing many of her family's favorite comfort food recipes. She grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and loves to bring that farm-style home cooking to your table.

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