french toast

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Cinnamon Maple French Toast – A classic breakfast recipe

You can use up stale slice of bread by dipping them in egg and making a sweet French toast served with berries and syrup.

french toast

french toast. Image credit: unsplash

Do you have some bread left-over from a few days ago and don’t know what to do other than throw it out? How about making something deliciously sweet? French toast is something we’ve all enjoyed on a Saturday morning for breakfast or brunch and gets the sweet treatment for those special days. Cinnamon Maple French toast is the breakfast treat that will keep you smiling.

We use semi-stale bread because it has lost moisture and then absorbs more of the egg mixture, making sure it’s soaked all the way in. You can use any toppings you want to but we love the combination of berries, banana and maple syrup. Vanilla is one of the world’s most underrated flavours and just adds something special to the mix together with cinnamon. Make sure to give your toast a nice golden brown crust before flipping, frying and serving with maple syrup.

If you’re looking to spoil your family with a fantastic weekend brunch surprise, Cinnamon Maple French Toast is the way to go.

Cinnamon Maple French Toast Recipe

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Recipe by Linda Kaumphawi Course: BreakfastCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes
Total time

20

minutes

A breakfast that will put a smile on any face.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence

  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 6 slices of white stale bread

  • maple syrup (to serve)

  • berries (optional)

  • sliced banana (optional)

Method

  • Whisk eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon in a medium bowl.
  • Place each slice of bread into the milk egg mixture, allowing the bread to soak in some of it.
  • Melt butter in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  • Fry the French toast until browned on one side, then flip and brown the other side.
  • Serve with hot maple syrup, fresh berries and banana.

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