Vanilla French Toast
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 cup 2% milk
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 12 slices day-old sandwich bread
- Optional toppings: butter, maple syrup, fresh berries and confectioners' sugar
- In a shallow dish, whisk together the first 5 ingredients. Preheat a greased griddle over medium heat.
- Dip bread in egg mixture, allowing to soak 30 seconds on each side. Cook on griddle until golden brown on both sides. Serve with toppings as desired.
Nutrition Facts2 slices: 218 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 127mg cholesterol, 376mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat.
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Mar 9, 2019
Delicious! The only change I made was the bread. I used 12 slices of cinnamon swirl bread. It was so good, we will have this again and again.
Nov 28, 2018
For a simple breakfast, this is pretty good. I have also combined it with a couple of different recipes to make a french toast bake. For the bake, I use texas toast or brioche bread, add 1/2 tsp of nutmeg (freshly grated if you can), a 1 tsp of cinnamon and 2 Tbsp to 1/4 cup brown sugar. Then, in a preheated 350 degree oven,, coat pan with butter, layer or tear bread then pour over the egg mixture and bake about 25 minutes. Easy for a small crowed but the recipe as it stands is great, too. We don't use syrup but do sprinkle liberal amounts of powdered sugar on the finished french toast or french toast bake.
Dec 4, 2017
Good basic French Toast, though I was expecting more "pop" from the vanilla.
Apr 15, 2017
Perfect recipe to teach my son to make french toast! We used whole milk instead of skim, next time we'll add a bit of cinnamon to the egg mixture.
Dec 8, 2016
This recipe gives you a basic french toast. It is a good recipe if you want something simple to try. The sugar gives the toast some sweetness while the vanilla adds a nice mellow vanilla flavor. I did add cinnamon and sugar to the top of mine for added flavor.
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!!!
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!
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!
Mar 6, 2016
Loved the flavor the vanilla gives it.
Feb 2, 2016
Delicious. Used a tad less sugar, but doubled the vanilla extract. Try almond extract sometime!