Just a few basic ingredients are all you need to make this incredibly delicious classic french toast for breakfast.
Classic French Toast
From the recipe collection of Tara Ippolito
There’s something really nice about making classic french toast for breakfast.
It just feels extra special to me to serve this to my family on the weekends.
No rushing to work or school.
Everyone can slow down, sit at the table and enjoy this breakfast together.
Enjoy being the key word here. This is a breakfast recipe that we can all agree on.
Everybody loves french toast.
It’s sweet and savory and overall just a joy to eat.
French toast isn’t hard to make at all either. The recipe is super easy and doesn’t take much time to put together at all.
If you have just a couple of extra minutes in the morning this classic french toast breakfast can be on your table in no time.
Fast. Simple. Delicious.
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What should I serve as a side?
This recipe is sweet and savory all in one and can be served completely by itself.
Just a little side of fruit, some baked bacon, sausage or scrambled eggs would all be nice additions If you’re looking for something to ad to it.
What type of bread should I use?
French toast can really be made with whatever kind of bread that you’d like.
I’ve even made it with cinnamon raisin bread and sliced day old donuts.
I used classic white bread because that’s what I had on hand.
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Classic French toast ingredients:
- Sliced bread
First, in a shallow bowl add the eggs, vanilla, milk, cinnamon sugar and salt.
Then beat them together using a fork.
Now add the sliced bread one at a time and flip it over until both sides are soaked in the French toast mixture.
Don’t leave it in too long or the bread will fall apart.
Then in a large skillet, melt the butter over medium high heat and add the French toast slices.
Flip the bread until it’s golden brown on both sides.
Remove the cooked French toast and stack them onto a plate.
Serve warm with a little extra butter and syrup and maybe some crispy oven baked bacon on the side. Enjoy!
Classic French Toast Recipe Video
Classic French Toast
- 4 slices bread
- 2 large eggs
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tbs sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 pinch salt
- 2 tbs butter (more if you'd like to serve some on top)
- In a shallow bowl, add the eggs, milk, vanilla, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Beat them together with a fork
- Then add each slice of bread and flip in until both sides are soaked but not falling apart.
- In a large skillet melt the butter over medium high heat and add the slices of French toast. You'll need to cook these in batches. Flip the bread until they're golden brown on both sides
- Serve them staked on a plate with syrup and extra butter if you'd like. Enjoy!