Quick and Easy French Toast

Quick and Easy French Toast

Prep: 5 min.

Cook: 10 min.

Serves: 4

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Hey, breakfast enthusiasts! Are you ready to embark on a delicious adventure that's quick, easy, and utterly satisfying? Say hello to the ultimate comfort breakfast: French toast!

Whether you're rushing through a busy morning or craving a mouth-watering brunch, this recipe is your golden ticket to fluffy, cinnamon-infused French toast goodness that’s sure to brighten your day.

What’s the trick to making good French toast?

For perfectly fluffy, flavorful, and golden-brown toast, opt for bread that's slightly stale or a day old, as it absorbs the egg mixture without becoming too soggy. Brioche, French bread, or King’s Hawaiian are great choices thanks to their density and ability to hold up to soaking.

What’s French toast batter made of?

French toast batter typically consists of simple ingredients that create a flavorful and creamy mixture to coat the bread slices before cooking. For most recipes, you’ll need milk, eggs, vanilla extract, and a sweetener (think: honey, sugar, or maple syrup).

How can you avoid soggy French toast?

To prevent soggy French toast, avoid soaking the bread. We recommend dipping each slice of bread into the egg mixture for about 15-20 seconds on each side. Over-soaking the bread can make it too wet, leading to a mushy texture.

This quick and easy French toast recipe is a breakfast game-changer. It's perfect for those hectic mornings when you need a satisfying meal in minutes, but it's also a go-to treat for weekend brunches and breakfast-for-dinner treats with friends and family.

So, whip out your skillet, gather your ingredients, and get ready to savor the simplicity of this classic breakfast delight. Nothing beats the aroma of freshly cooked French toast to kickstart your day!

1. Break Out the Bread

Set aside the desired slices of bread depending on how many servings you’re making. And if you’ve never used King’s Hawaiian bread for French toast before, get ready to take your classic breakfast dish to a whole new level of deliciousness.

King's Hawaiian bread is known for its fluffy texture and hint of sweetness. This texture lends itself beautifully to French toast, creating a pillowy interior that soaks up the egg mixture while maintaining a tender bite. Plus, it can soak up the egg mixture without becoming soggy too quickly, allowing for a perfect balance between a crispy exterior and a moist interior. Win-win!

2. Prep the Egg Mixture

In a shallow bowl, crack the eggs and whisk them lightly. Add in the milk, vanilla extract, and ground cinnamon. Whisk everything together until well combined. This delightful concoction is the secret to flavor-packed French toast!

3. Dip in Some Deliciousness

Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat and grease it with butter or cooking spray. Then, dip each slice of bread into the egg mixture, ensuring both sides are well coated but not overly saturated. Allow any excess mixture to drip off.

Place the dipped bread slices onto the heated skillet or griddle. Cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until they turn golden brown and slightly crispy on the edges. Flip them carefully, using a spatula to cook each slice evenly.

4. Sprinkle and Customize

Once they’re finished cooking, transfer the cooked French toast slices onto a plate. Now, here's where the magic happens! Drizzle with maple syrup, sprinkle with powdered sugar, or add some warm coconut syrup for extra flavor.

5. Top it Off

Want to take your breakfast to the next level? French toast is the perfect canvas for a variety of toppings that can elevate its flavors and textures, so don’t be afraid to experiment!

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, or a mix of your favorite berries add a burst of freshness, vibrant color, and a hint of tartness to contrast the sweetness of the toast. Meanwhile, savory toppings like bacon, ham, or a sprinkle of cheese can add a unique twist to French toast, especially if you prefer a combination of sweet and savory flavors.

6. Enjoy the Fluffy Goodness

Dive into your freshly cooked, golden-brown French toast slices and relish the warm, comforting flavors that make every morning brighter. The subtle sweetness of King’s Hawaiian adds an extra layer of flavor to your French toast and elevates the overall experience, making your breakfast or brunch a delightful treat for your taste buds!


Quick and Easy French Toast

Quick and Easy French Toast

Prep: 5 min.

Cook: 10 min.

Serves: 4

  • 1 package of KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Sliced Bread
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter or oil for frying
  • As desired, top with Coconut Syrup or maple syrup
  • As desired, top with Strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries

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