Bread | June 8, 2015

Easy French Toast (Classic Recipe)

Classic and easy French toast topped with butter and syrup makes for a perfect yet simple weekend breakfast or brunch that the whole family will love. Serve with fresh berries, bacon and some orange juice.

An overhead shot of easy french toast on a plate topped with butter and syrup

I have fond memories of my mom making french toast for us as kids.  I always loved the warm toast with melted butter and powdered sugar.

A close up of easy french toast on a blue plate topped with butter, syrup and berries

Tip For Making French Toast?…Use Stale Bread!

French toast is such an easy recipe with gourmet results.  Have some bread that is going stale?  French toast is the perfect solution!

And who said breakfast foods are just for breakfast?  We eat them for dinner all the time.  And we love it.  Who else is a breakfast for dinner lover?

A blue tray filled with easy french toast, berries, banana and bacon for a kid's breakfast

Fun kids’ Breakfast Ideas

French toast can easily be cut into adorable shapes for those at your house with little fingers.  Just use a cookie cutter and you’ll have instant kid friendly food. Why not try hearts and stars or even festive shapes during fall and winter.

A side shot of children's trays filled with easy french toast, fruit and bacon

How adorable is the Re-Play kids dinnerware?  It’s been a long time fav at our house.  They keep coming out with amazing new products and colors that are to die for.

I hope you’ll try this recipe that adults and kids alike love.

Ways To Serve This Easy French Toast;

  • Serve with butter
  • Maple syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • Fresh berries
  • slices of banana
  • bacon

A side shot of easy French Toast on a blue plate with a glass of milk in the background and berries

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5 from 1 vote
Classic Easy French Toast
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Delicious, flavorful classic french toast. It's a family favorite!

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cinnamon french toast, the best french toast
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 243 kcal
Author: Kadee
Ingredients
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • butter
  • syrup
  • powdered sugar
  • fruit
Instructions
  1. In a blender combine eggs, milk, cinnamon and sugar. Pulse until well combined.
  2. Transfer mixture to a shallow dish.
  3. Soak bread in mixture and transfer to a greased skillet or griddle. Cook over medium heat 2 minutes each side or until golden brown.
  4. Serve hot with desired toppings.
Nutrition Facts
Classic Easy French Toast
Amount Per Serving (2 g)
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 165mg 55%
Sodium 293mg 12%
Potassium 236mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 10g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 5.2%
Calcium 14.1%
Iron 13.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

Nutrition Facts
Classic Easy French Toast
Amount Per Serving (2 g)
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 165mg 55%
Sodium 293mg 12%
Potassium 236mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 10g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 5.2%
Calcium 14.1%
Iron 13.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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