Looking for the perfect French toast recipe? Try these yummy twists on a breakfast favorite.
Praline-Pecan French Toast
Recipe: Praline-Pecan French Toast
Yes, we did. We blended one of the South’s most cherished desserts, Pecan Pralines, with one of its favorite breakfast foods – French Toast. Try it with French bread, challah, or Italian sweet bread for texture variety. Looking for a flavor variation? Try using pumpkin bread in the fall. And although it will taste fresh from the stove, this short-order breakfast special gets an easy hands-off finish in the oven. One online reviewer claims that this Praline-Pecan French Toast recipe is, "sinfully delicious." While eating it may be decadent, it sure isn’t sinful. Your guests will be asking for the recipe before they can even clean their plates.
Comforting French Toast Recipes
Recipe: English Muffin French Toast
This French toast recipe is a lightened version that is made with English muffins instead of French bread, nonfat buttermilk instead of whole milk, and features Greek-yogurt and fresh fruit.
One-Dish Blackberry French Toast
Recipe: One-Dish Blackberry French Toast
Our readers love this family friendly favorite, decadent French toast. Perfect for a holiday breakfast or a weekend brunch, this French toast recipe is loaded with tasty, sweet ingredients like cinnamon, vanilla, and brown sugar, but the reduced fat cream cheese helps lighten the meal. Although this recipe calls for French bread, you can sub sweet Italian bread, a dense, crumbed white Pullman, challah, or brioche for varied density and flavor. This one-pan dish is great to make the night before for company, or for a family member’s birthday breakfast. It is sweet on its own, but of course, you can always add a little extra sweetness with maple syrup or whipped cream for special occasions.
Croissant French Toast with Pecans
The combination of honey, butter, and toasted pecan makes this decadent French toast irresistible.
Guiltless French Toast
Recipe: Guiltless French Toast
This lightened version of French toast is made with egg whites instead of whole eggs, orange juice and whole wheat bread and has less than 5 grams of fat per serving.
Croissant French Toast With Fresh Strawberry Syrup
Bring inspired French flavor to your brunch table this weekend. Stale croissants work best in this recipe, so pick them up mid-week and try to resist the temptation to gobble them up before it's time. Top with fresh strawberry syrup and sweetened whipped cream.
Black Walnut French Toast
Recipe: Black Walnut French Toast
Take French toast to the next level by adding fresh fruit, crunchy nuts, and a sprinkle of nutmeg in addition to the traditional cinnamon.
Recipe: Pain Perdu
In French, French toast is pain perdu, or "lost bread," because it's made from stale bread.
Pound Cake French Toast
Recipe: Pound Cake French Toast
Purchase pound cake from a bakery or a frozen loaf pound cake to save time. Or bake your favorite, and freeze it the weekend before. Thaw frozen cake in refrigerator overnight.