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Vanilla French Toast Recipe
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Vanilla French Toast Recipe

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We discovered this recipe in Mexico. We couldn't figure out what made this French toast so delicious until we learned the secret was vanilla—one of Mexico's most popular flavorings. Since then, we've added a touch of vanilla to our waffle and pancake recipes. It makes them all very tasty. —Joe and Bobbi Schott, Castroville, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch salt
  • 6 slices day-old bread
  • Maple syrup or cinnamon-sugar

Nutritional Facts

332 calories: 3 slice, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 218mg cholesterol, 558mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 14g protein .

Directions

  1. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs; add the milk, sugar, vanilla and salt. Soak bread for 30 seconds on each side. Cook on a greased hot griddle until golden brown on both sides and cooked through. Serve with syrup or cinnamon-sugar. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Vanilla French Toast in Reminisce November/December 1997, p45


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Ham_Sammich
Reviewed Jun. 27, 2016

"Delicious and simple! Only thing I mixed up was using skim milk instead of 2%. My young daughters are picky eaters and were hesitant to try it, so I cut it into french toast sticks and they gobbled it right up. Will definitely be making this one again!!!"

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hkpepin
Reviewed Jun. 10, 2016

"Simple and easily adaptable to a larger family. I used vanilla almond milk in lieu of regular milk in order to get a more vanilla flavor. I also used a chocolate chip bread for fun and my kids loved it. Each ate at least 2 slices and my 2 year old labelled it Super Awesome and cleaned his plate. Love an easy meal where no one complains. A keeper!"

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eminsol
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2016

"I've been using vanilla extract for years, but try maple along with the vanilla extract. I did this when my daughter was small and we had to leave early, she could have her french toast in the car with no mess. I made bunches and just froze them, worked well just dropping them into the toaster. Also, I've been using Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste recently and it is an improvement over the extract. Enjoy!"

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astarzynski@new.rr.com
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2016

"Loved the flavor the vanilla gives it."

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wintermom9597@yahoo.com
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2016

"Delicious. Used a tad less sugar, but doubled the vanilla extract. Try almond extract sometime!"

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pinkcottoncandysparkle
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2015

"" I added evaporated milk instead of regular milk and added cinnamon sugar instead of white sugar" It was to die for!! ;)"

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Sunshinebakerpa
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2015

"I followed the recipe and added a bit of cinnamon to the batter. Very easy to make."

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Shoes58
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2015

"This is the french toast of my childhood! So that means it was perfect in every way. Simple to make and oh so satisfying. Change nothing and you will have a "happy meal"."

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lmmanda
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2015

"A really easy and delicious French toast recipe. I used brioche and skim milk. I would have used egg substitute, but my daughter wouldn't let me!"

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jesse.flores
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2015

"First try...too soggy

second attempt, much better results, presentation was appealing.
Teenage grandson devoured it
Enough said.
Mahalo nui Loa"

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