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49 Decadent French Toast Recipes to Cook Up This Weekend

Indulge this weekend with one of these impressive French toast recipes! From French toasts covered in fruit to stuffed with chocolate and baked to perfection, these recipes are sure to delight the whole family.

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S’mores Stuffed French Toast

I had a craving for something sweet one morning, but all I had around the house were a few ingredients. I had to get creative, and this was the delicious outcome. Now I make it all the time.—Diana Palmer, Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

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Baked French ToastTaste of Home

Baked French Toast

Any day is special when Mom makes one of her French toast recipes, like this do-ahead baked version. —Jill Baughman, New York, New York

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Baked Blueberry-Mascarpone French ToastTaste of Home

Baked Blueberry-Mascarpone French Toast

When I want something special to serve my guests for a Saturday or Sunday brunch, I turn to this recipe. It never fails. It's wonderful during the spring and early summer because the blueberries are particularly good this time of year. —Patricia C. Quinn, Omaha, Nebraska

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Bananas Foster Baked French ToastTaste of Home

Bananas Foster Baked French Toast

Mmm…bananas Foster for breakfast! This yummy baked French toast serves up all the taste of the spectacular dessert in fine fashion. —Laurence Nasson, Hingham Massachusetts

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Maple Bacon French Toast BakeTaste of Home

Maple Bacon French Toast Bake

Our family loves Sunday brunch. Each season I try to bring a little different flavor to the table. This French toast bake reminds us of fall! Whole or 2% milk works best. I use regular almond milk because I can't have dairy. —Margaret Brott, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Pear-Stuffed French Toast with Brie, Cranberries & PecansTaste of Home

Pear-Stuffed French Toast with Brie, Cranberries & Pecans

This French toast is stuffed with fresh pears, dried cranberries, pecans, Brie and cream cheese. It's an easy overnight recipe that is so elegant and rich, it also makes an indulgent dessert! —Lindsay Sprunk, Noblesville, Indiana

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Tropical French ToastTaste of Home

Tropical French Toast

Weekends are hectic in my house and we rarely find time to have breakfast together. When I make this special French toast on a Saturday morning, my boys are more than happy to help in the kitchen and eat together!—Amie Carlock, Brick, New Jersey

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Peanut Butter and Jelly French ToastTaste of Home

Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast

I've always tried to make cooking fun—for myself, my daughters and my grandchildren. Cooking also teaches children the importance of following directions and being organized. This gourmet peanut butter and jelly recipe is easy to make and kids really like it. —Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma

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Berry-Stuffed French ToastTaste of Home

Berry-Stuffed French Toast

Both kids and grown-ups will enjoy the creamy filling and sweet syrup that flavor these French toast sandwiches. Vary the recipe by substituting fresh blueberries and strawberries and the corresponding jam. —Monica & Lisa Hannahan, Dayton, Ohio

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Chocolate French ToastTaste of Home

Chocolate French Toast

Try this yummy treat for a special breakfast or brunch. The layer of chocolate hidden inside makes a wonderful flavor combination that appeals to kids of all ages. You might even be tempted to serve this chocolate sandwich for dessert! —Pat Habiger Spearville, Kansas

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Creamy Strawberry French Toast BakeTaste of Home

Creamy Strawberry French Toast Bake

I love this recipe because on Sunday mornings I like to take it easy, but I still want my family to have a nice breakfast. This allows me to sleep in and feel like I'm a great mom at the same time. Win!—Alynn Hansen, Mona, Utah

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Oven French Toast with Nut ToppingTaste of Home

Oven French Toast with Nut Topping

Baked French toast makes a special morning brunch so easy! —Donna Justin, Sparta, Wisconsin

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Maple French Toast BakeTaste of Home

Maple French Toast Bake

This yummy French toast casserole is a breeze to whip up the night before a busy morning. My family loves the richness it gets from cream cheese and maple syrup. —Cindy Steffen, Cedarburg, Wisconsin

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Mixed Berry French Toast BakeTaste of Home

Mixed Berry French Toast Bake

I love this recipe! It's perfect for fuss-free holiday breakfasts or company, it’s scrumptious and so easy to put together the night before. —Amy Berry, Poland, Maine

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Peach French ToastTaste of Home

Peach French Toast

Let the aroma of baked peaches, brown sugar and cinnamon wake up your family. When you serve the tender slices of French toast, be sure to scoop up the golden syrup in the bottom of the pan and drizzle it over the top. —Geraldine Casey, Anderson, Indiana

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Nutty French ToastTaste of Home

Nutty French Toast

This sweet breakfast treat is a cross of caramel rolls and French toast. It's easy to begin the night before. In the morning, just spread on the nutty topping and bake as you are getting ready for the day. —Mavis Diment, Marcus, Iowa

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Baked French Toast with StrawberriesTaste of Home

Baked French Toast with Strawberries

French toast is a crowd-pleaser, but it's hard to make for a big group. This overnight casserole with strawberries and a sweet pecan topping fixes everything. —David Stelzl Jr., Waxhaw, North Carolina

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Dulce de Leche French Toast BakeTaste of Home

Dulce de Leche French Toast Bake

I'm a big fan of dulce de leche and am always looking for a way to incorporate it into sweet dishes. I decided to make a breakfast dish that was reminiscent of a luscious dulce de leche cheesecake. The pecan topping takes the dish over the top without making it overly sweet. No maple syrup is needed for this French toast casserole!—Anna Stigger, Katy, Texas

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Cranberry Cream Cheese French ToastTaste of Home

Cranberry Cream Cheese French Toast

My friend makes this French toast bake with blueberries, but I make mine with cranberry sauce. Either way, it’s divine. It makes a great brunch dish for Christmas morning. —Sandie Heindel, Liberty, Missouri

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Spiced Pumpkin French Toast CasseroleTaste of Home

Spiced Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

What a sweet way to start your morning! It’s perfect for the holidays, but we enjoy it year-round. Prep the evening before, and in the morning you can pop this in the oven and have a delicious breakfast in no time! —Joanne Wessel, Greenwood, Indiana

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Peach-Stuffed French ToastTaste of Home

Peach-Stuffed French Toast

With its make-ahead convenience and scrumptious flavor, this recipe is ideal for holiday brunches—and for busy hostesses with a hungry crowd to feed! —Julie Robinson, Little Chute, Wisconsin

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Stuffed PB&J French Toast KabobsTaste of Home

Stuffed PB&J French Toast Kabobs

I turned peanut butter and jelly into French toast. Cut up and skewer these nifty sandwiches. You win the crown for creative parent of the year. Check out my blog, nibblesbynic.com, for more fun food ideas. —Nicole Meyer, Roslyn, New York

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Orange Marmalade Breakfast BakeTaste of Home

Orange Marmalade Breakfast Bake

When I host a brunch I always look for a main dish that can be prepared a day ahead so I can spend the extra time preparing other recipes. If you like, use grapefruit or mixed fruit marmalade instead of the orange marmalade called for in the recipe.—Judy Wilson, Sun City West, Arizona

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Bananas Foster French ToastTaste of Home

Bananas Foster French Toast

Bananas Foster is one of those treats you get when you dine out. I combined the flavors to make a yummy dish that’s like bread pudding. —Angela Hacker, Hendersonville, Tennessee

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Pistachio French ToastTaste of Home

Pistachio French Toast

I came up with this bake while on a beach trip with some friends. It turned out so well they fought for the last piece.—Faith Cromwell, San Francisco, CA

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Make-Ahead Orange French ToastTaste of Home

Make-Ahead Orange French Toast

Leftover bread came in handy one weekend when I had unexpected overnight guests. I had just enough to create this sweet brunch dish.—Emily Kingsborough, Dublin, OH

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Overnight Blueberry French ToastTaste of Home

Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Blueberry french toast is a year-round treat. Show off your crop of fresh berries in the summer or use frozen berries to warm up on a chilly morning. —Cristy King, Scott Depot, West Virginia

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Crunchy French ToastTaste of Home

Crunchy French Toast

This light version of classic French toast is perfect for quick meals or Sunday brunches. My kids love it, and so do I! —Barbara Arnold, Spokane, Washington.

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Banana-Hazelnut Pain Perdu DuetTaste of Home

Banana-Hazelnut Pain Perdu Duet

The ultimate breakfast at our house is French toast with warm bananas and Nutella. Pass it around with confectioners' sugar, maple syrup and fresh mint. —Charlene Chambers, Ormond Beach, Florida

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PB&J French ToastTaste of Home

PB&J French Toast

My grandpa made an awesome breakfast for us grandkids: French toast that started on the griddle as a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.—Lindsey Folsom, Dorsey, Illinois

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Mascarpone-Stuffed French Toast with Berry ToppingTaste of Home

Mascarpone-Stuffed French Toast with Berry Topping

I love making this rich and delicious French toast for my family. With a warm, creamy filling of mascarpone cheese and a sauce of mixed berries, it's a very easy-to-make breakfast treat that looks like you spent all morning preparing it.—Pamela Shank, Parkersburg, Virginia

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Toffee Apple French Toast with Caramel SyrupTaste of Home

Toffee Apple French Toast with Caramel Syrup

When I was growing up, I loved waking up to the scent of French toast. I have adapted my mom's oven-baked version of he recipe to include one of my other all-time much loved treats; a caramel apple. —Suzanne Forsberg, Manteca, California

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Overnight Pumpkin French Toast CasseroleTaste of Home

Overnight Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

Recipes that don't tie me to the kitchen—that’s what I’m all about. I make this luscious dish the night before breakfast or brunch with guests. —Patricia Harmon, Baden, Pennsylvania

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Upside-Down Orange French ToastTaste of Home

Upside-Down Orange French Toast

I like to serve this for breakfast when we have overnight guests or for a holiday brunch. It gives Florida visitors a taste of sunshine! —Barbara Carlucci, Orange Park, Florida

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Coconut French ToastTaste of Home

Coconut French Toast

Coated with coconut, these special slices are from Charlotte Baillargeon of Hinsdale, Massachusetts.

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Blueberry French ToastTaste of Home

Blueberry French Toast

A local blueberry grower shared this recipe with me, and it's the best breakfast dish I've ever tasted. With the cream cheese and berry combination, this blueberry french toast casserole reminds me of dessert. —Patricia Axelsen, Aurora, Minnesota

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Cinnamon-Apple French ToastTaste of Home

Cinnamon-Apple French Toast

Serving this on Christmas morning is a tradition in our home. It's wonderful because I can make it the night before and pop it in the oven while we are opening gifts. —Jill Peterson, Richfield, Wisconsin

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Blueberry-Stuffed French ToastTaste of Home

Blueberry-Stuffed French Toast

A fruity French toast becomes light and lovely company fare when you fill it with blueberries and top it with an orangey sweet sauce. —Myrna Koldenhoven, Sanborn, Iowa

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Eggnog French ToastTaste of Home

Eggnog French Toast

This recipe is a favorite of our family and not only at Christmas. We especially like to prepare this hearty breakfast when we go camping. —Robert Northrup, Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Ultimate Bacon-Maple French ToastTaste of Home

Ultimate Bacon-Maple French Toast

A savory update to baked French toast, this is an easy make-ahead dish that is excellent for brunches and showers. The combination of maple syrup, bacon and nuts makes it impressive and satisfying. —John Whitehead, Greenville, South Carolina

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Slow-Cooked Blueberry French ToastTaste of Home

Slow-Cooked Blueberry French Toast

Your slow cooker can be your best friend on a busy morning. Just get this recipe going, run some errands and come back to the smell of French toast ready to eat. —Elizabeth Lorenz, Peru, Indiana

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Pear-Stuffed French Vanilla ToastTaste of Home

Pear-Stuffed French Vanilla Toast

My handyman, who is originally from Nicaragua, shared this classic breakfast dish his mother use to prepare. He says he makes it frequently for his children and they clean their plates! —Gail Borczyk, Boca Raton, Florida

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Apple-Stuffed French Toast BakeTaste of Home

Apple-Stuffed French Toast Bake

This is baked stuffed french toast casserole a great breakfast dish to make ahead for holidays or Sunday brunch. I run a bed and breakfast and tea room cafe, and this recipe is often requested by customers. —Kay Clark, Lawrenceburg, Kentucky

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Makeover Overnight French ToastTaste of Home

Makeover Overnight French Toast

We tried this lighter version recently and the whole family really loved it! You can bet this dish is going to be made more than once. —Sonya Labbe, West Hollywood, California

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Rabanadas (Portuguese French Toast)Taste of Home

Rabanadas (Portuguese French Toast)

I find this dish a comforting reminder of my childhood. The creamy custard center contrasts deliciously with the cinnamon sugar crust. —Ana Paula Cioffi, Hayward, California

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Stuffed French Toast with Maple Berry SauceTaste of Home

Stuffed French Toast with Maple Berry Sauce

This mild-flavored skillet dish is prepared differently than traditional French toast, making this a deliciously special breakfast.—Nancee Melin, Tucson, Arizona

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Strawberry-Hazelnut French ToastTaste of Home

Strawberry-Hazelnut French Toast

My husband and I discovered this nutty French toast at a bed-and-breakfast in Arkansas. We bought their cookbook so we could make it at home. We've changed it over the years, but it still reminds us of that lovely inn.—Lynn Daniel, Dallas, Texas

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Peach-Blueberry French ToastTaste of Home

Peach-Blueberry French Toast

Our most-requested dish, this golden brown custard is stuffed with fresh peaches and blueberries. The toast has a crunchy outer crust and soft custard center. My own caramel sauce provides a sinful start to the day. —Judy Reagan, Hannibal, Missouri

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Baked Blueberry French ToastTaste of Home

Baked Blueberry French Toast

I like that this breakfast entree can be prepared ahead of time. Since you can use fresh or frozen blueberries, it's great anytime of year. It makes a warm, rich start to any morning. —Suzanne Strocsher, Bothell, Washington