This cinnamon swirl french toast recipe is perfect for anyone who loves a sweet, decadent breakfast. And the best part is, it’s done in under 10 minutes with only a handful of ingredients.
French toast is made by dipping thick sliced bread into a mixture of beaten eggs and milk, and then frying it in butter until golden brown. It’s a great way to use up stale bread and make it taste like fresh again. Homemade french toast is a great recipe for sunday brunch or holiday breakfast and can be served sweet or savory. It's delicious with maple syrup and fresh berries.
– Bread – for best results use thick slices of cinnamon swirl bread, brioche bread, challah bread, sandwich bread or any other soft, white bread. – Eggs – medium size. – Whole milk or heavy cream – for the egg mixture. – Sugar – you can use regular sugar or brown sugar. – Pure vanilla extract – optional, for flavoring the egg mixture. – Ground cinnamon – to add another flavor to the egg mixture. – Butter – to fry the soaked bread slices and add a delicious buttery flavor. – Toppings – serve it with fresh berries, fruit compote or any other toppings of your choice. If you like, you can sweeten it with maple syrup, honey, powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar.