Best French Toast Recipes

Our readers share their special, home-tested French toast recipes.

| January 17, 2014

French Toast Recipes

French toast is wonderful for breakfast, but can also be a welcome addition to any meal. To whet your appetite, one reader recommends topping with fresh raspberries in season for a summertime rendition.

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We love all versions of this infinitely variable brunch staple – baked, stuffed and plain. So, what could be better than even more scrumptious twists on an old favorite? We asked our Facebook fans, “How do you make your French toast? Any signature twists or toppings?” Fruit toppings, Texas toast, or even prepared in a waffle iron! You’ll find the collection of recipes below – and don’t forget to add your own unique French toast recipe in the comments section below.

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Carrie Addaline 2 words: Pan Perdue. Toss some cognac and soak the stale one inch thick bread in there for a bit and slow pan fry in butter. Enjoy with homemade whipped cream.

Isis Austin I use coconut oil instead of butter and add vanilla.

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