French Toast Recipes
34 Fall French Toast Recipes
Beat autumn’s chill with these cozy French toast recipes. Easy, fast and so darn yummy, you can’t go wrong with these wake-you-up recipes on hand.
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
A savory update on baked French toast, this is an easy make-ahead dish that is excellent for brunch and showers. The combination of maple syrup, bacon and nuts makes it impressive and satisfying. —John Whitehead, Greenville, South Carolina
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
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
Learn how to make french toast sticks with this quick and easy recipe. I like to have them handy in the freezer for a hearty breakfast in an instant. They’re great for buffets because they can be eaten on the go. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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
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
I was able to remake this dish I had enjoyed while eating out. The fruit adds a special touch to this breakfast.—Melissa Kerrick, Auburn, New York
Hamburger buns and bananas come together in this whimsical, make-ahead dish the whole family will love. It’s the ultimate breakfast for dinner. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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
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
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
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.
I’m a from-scratch cook but also like shortcuts. Since we love French toast and waffles, I use a waffle iron to make a hybrid French toast. —Linda Martindale, Elkhorn, WI
Baked French toast makes a special morning brunch so easy! —Donna Justin, Sparta, Wisconsin
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
The warm aroma of cinnamon and brown sugar helps Terri McKitrick wake her family in Delafield, Wisconsin. Convenient toast sticks topped with granola, banana and whipped cream carry them through busy autumn days.
My grandmother used to make this for me when I was a child. You can use other flavors of jam, too. —B. MacKinnon, Kodak, Tennessee
“Everyone eats at the same time when you fix this tasty oven-baked French toast,” remarks Bernice Smith of Sturgeon Lake, Minnesota.
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
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
Coated with coconut, these special slices are from Charlotte Baillargeon of Hinsdale, Massachusetts.
We discovered this easy French toast recipe in Mexico. We couldn’t figure out what made the French toast so delicious until we learned the secret was vanilla. Since then, we’ve added a touch of vanilla to our waffle and pancake recipes, and it makes all the difference. —Joe and Bobbi Schott, Castroville, Texas
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