This easy recipe will show you How to Make French Toast your whole family will love! Soft brioche bread dipped in a cinnamon egg mix & fried until golden!
There’s no better way to start the day on a lazy weekend than with a stack of French Toast smothered in cinnamon and drizzled with maple syrup. And this brioche French toast is the perfect recipe to kick off your weekend. I love so many different versions but any time I can stuff it I am on the hunt for yummy and exciting ingredients, Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast Rollups are a tasty crowd pleaser for all ages.
HOW TO MAKE FRENCH TOAST
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How long to cook French Toast
When going over medium-high heat it won’t take long; you’ll want to start at about 5-7 minutes each side. Therefore, looking for a golden and crispy fry from your butter and oil combo.
For this toast the best that it can be, it’s essential to get all your ingredients to room temperature so that they coat the bread rather than cold eggs and milk which will slide right off. Once you cover the bread, it can go directly into the pan, or you can let it sit on a plate or tray for a few minutes to let the custard mix soak into the bread and dip it one more time before you put it in the pan. This process will mean that your French toast is a little bit softer than just dipping once.
What is French Toast
Frankly, it is just bread covered in milk and egg, then fried. We all know that it is much more than that! It’s a recipe with simple ingredients and fast instructions. As a result, this easy french toast is transformed by so many possibilities. Try your hand in the gourmet world by choosing different types of accompaniments and see what happens when you take it from sweet to savory!
What is the best bread to use for French Toast?
Yes, this recipe is straightforward; however, that doesn’t mean that there aren’t some tips and tricks that can help you bring this breakfast from excellent to spectacular!
- Plain white bread
The best toppings
- Fresh strawberries
- Maple syrup
- Homemade lemon curd
The secret to the best French Toast recipe lies in the cinnamon mixture that the bread is dipped in. It’s a mix of cinnamon (mostly) and some nutmeg for a fragrant and toasty flavor and aroma. I also add some homemade vanilla extract too. Once the spices on the bread hit the heat of the pan, your whole kitchen will smell amazing.
However many times you decide to dip your bread, your family will be thrilled to wake up to this breakfast any morning!
Don’t forget the sides! Try some of my other brunch favorites with this french toast!
- Home Fries
- Granola Recipe
- Spanish Tortilla
- Homemade Chicken Apple Sausage
- Ham & Swiss Egg Cups
- More breakfast recipes…
Tools used with How to Make French Toast
Shallow Bowl: I love having a set of shallow bowls on hand. They’re great for setting up a dredge station or serving your favorite pasta dishes!
Whisk: This is my favorite set of whisks. There’s a size for every job and the thicker handles give me a good grip.
Large Skillet: This skillet is my go-to kitchen tool. It’s large circumference and high sides make it perfect for cooking anything from one pan meal to soups and sauces.
- 8 slices thick cut brioche bread
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- strawberries chopped
- maple syrup
- Crack the eggs into a shallow dish and whisk in the milk and cinnamon. Dip the brioche into the egg mixture being sure to coat the entire slice.
- Heat a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and place one tablespoon of butter and a drizzle of light olive oil or vegetable oil. Fry the brioche on both sides until golden and crispy.
- Serve with fresh strawberries, maple syrup, and icing sugar.