Brunch Heroes: 15 Fantastic French Toast Recipes

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on January 15, 2016

Put your favorite French toast recipe on the back-burner—you’re gonna want to have a go at this entire roundup of mouthwatering breakfast recipes. They’ve taken off on social media in a big, big way (and we can see why).

Cinnamon French Toast Bites

These itty bitty bites are perfect for dunking in warm maple syrup. A guaranteed hit with the kids.

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Recipe Tin Eats


Angel Food Cake French Toast

The light, airy texture of angel food cake makes for a decadent French toast variation. Top with fresh fruit and whipped cream for a breakfast that’s basically dessert.

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How Sweet Eats


Crunchy French Toast

This recipe pulls out all the stops—the cinnamon-sugar Panko coating makes this recipe crispy, crunchy, and oh-so-delightful.

Crunchy French Toast

The Pioneer Woman


Perfect French Toast Casserole

This variation is designed to be assembled the night before, so all you have to do in the morning is pop it in the oven. Perfect for a house full of brunch guests!

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Classic French Toast

Sometimes it’s good to get back to the basics. Thick-sliced challah or brioche pair best with the custardy batter featured here.

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Bon Appétit


Boston Cream Pie French Toast

We can’t believe this recipe exists, but we’re sure glad it does. Two slices of French toast with a creamy filling, topped with a decadent chocolate ganache. 

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King Arthur Flour


Robert Irvine’s French Toast

You might know this Food Network star for his tough attitude, but his French toast recipe is all sweetness.

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Food Network


Cinnamon French Toast Bake

For a slightly different take on the traditional, serve your French toast up casserole-style using pre-made cinnamon rolls.

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Cinnamon Roll French Toast Bake

Buzzfeed Tasty series is known for its bite-sized videos. Take 30 seconds to watch how this super-easy (and extra-delicious) French Toast Bake comes together in all of its sweet glory.

Buzzfeed Tasty

Buzzfeed Tasty


Quick and Easy French Toast

This simple French toast recipe pairs perfectly with fresh fruit and maple syrup.

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Crème Brûlée French Toast

Here’s another recipe that’s walking the fine line between breakfast and dessert. Caramelized brown sugar makes this variation reminiscent of a classic French dessert.

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New York Times


Easy French Toast

Here’s another French Toast recipe with a helpful tip—letting the bread stay out a few days helps it to absorb the batter easier.

Easy French Toast

Simply Recipes


Perfect French Toast

Use half-and-half when creating this French toast batter for an ultra-rich and custardy serving.

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Add A Pinch


Pumpkin French Toast

Pumpkin’s always in season, if you ask us! Thick slices of bread are dipped in a pumpkin spiced mixture and fried to golden brown perfection.

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Two Peas and Their Pod


King’s Hawaiian Famous French Toast

Those famous rolls have never been sweeter! Use them as the base for French toast for light, fluffy slices that would be perfectly finished with fresh pineapple and coconut syrup.

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Kings Hawaiian