How to Make French Toast
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How To Make French Toast

Everyone should know how to make perfect French Toast! This quick and easy breakfast recipe is gorgeously browned on the outside, soft and fluffy on the inside, and is easily customized!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make french toast
Servings: 4
Calories: 334kcal


  • 8 slices thickly sliced bread brioche, Texas toast, or challah bread
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar optional
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch salt


  • Heat a griddle or skillet over medium heat (325-350˚F).
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, sugar (if using), vanilla, cinnamon, and salt until well combined. Transfer to a shallow baking dish.
  • Place each slice of bread into the egg mixture, soaking each side for 20-30 seconds. Allow excess liquid to drip off into the dish.
  • Lightly butter or spray the griddle/pan with cooking oil.
  • Place bread slices on griddle/pan and cook 3-4 minutes on both sides until golden brown, adjusting heat as necessary to avoid burning.
  • Serve hot with toppings of choice.


Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 468mg | Potassium: 94mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 202IU | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 12mg