Waffled French Toast

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Can’t decide between waffles or French Toast? Make Waffled French Toast, a wonderful mash-up of 2 breakfast favorites. I can’t think of a better way to start the day!

Waffled French Toast on a plate with bacon

 

When you make French Toast in a waffle iron, you have all the flavor of French Toast, but it gets crispy on the outside and has those wonderful waffle indentations for lots of syrup to collect in. Serve with maple syrup and butter or whipped cream.  Some fresh berries are a great addition.

Waffled French Toast is special enough for a special occasion like a Mother’s Day Brunch, but easy enough to make for a weekday breakfast.

How To Make Waffled French Toast:

  1. Make the batter. In a shallow bowl, whisk together whole milk, 4 eggs, 2 tablespoons of melted butter, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt. You can use half-and-half instead of milk and a teaspoon of vanilla extract is a great addition.
  2. Heat your waffle iron.
  3. Sprinkle each piece of bread with cinnamon and one at a time, dip in the batter to coat both sides. Place one piece of bread at a time in the waffle iron. If you have a larger waffle iron you can cook 2 pieces or possibly even 4 pieces at a time.

Waffled French Toast on a white plate with plate of bacon in background

 

How Long To Cook?

This will depend on your waffle iron, but you want to be patient and cook until golden and cripsy on the outside. This can take 4 to 6 minutes.

What Type of Bread to Use?

I like to use a sturdy white bread. Challah bread is also great for French Toast and Cinnamon Swirl Bread works really well. Of course French Toast is perfect for using up stale bread. The drier the better. It will be able to soak up more liquid.

This Waffled French Toast recipe takes waffles to a whole new level Your kids are going to ask for it again and again!.

Close-up of Waffled French Toast on a plate

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Waffled French Toast on a plate with bacon

Waffled French Toast

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: waffles
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 152kcal
French Toast cooked in a waffle iron gets fabulously crispy on the outside.
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 slices bread
  • ground cinnamon
  • maple syrup, whipped cream, fresh berries

Instructions

  • Whisk together the milk, eggs, melted butter, sugar, and salt in a shallow bowl that you can fit the bread slices in.
  • Preheat waffle iron.
  • Dip slices one at a time in the egg mixture, coating both sides.
    Sprinkle with cinnamon.
  • One at a time, cook each slice in the waffle iron until golden brown and crispy.
    If you have a larger waffle iron, cook more than 1 slice at a time.
  • Serve with maple syrup and whipped cream and berries if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 152kcal

Close-up of Waffled French Toast with whpped cream on top

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