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French Toast Recipe

French Toast Recipe - breakfast favorite made easier and tastier with a slightly sweetened vanilla custard and a touch of rum, nutmeg and cinnamon. Breakfast ready in just 20 minutes!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Keyword bread, breakfast, brunch, french bread, french toast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 toasts
Calories 162kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup half and half
  • 1/3 cup flour (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon rum (optional)
  • 8 slices sturdy white bread , brioche, egg bread
  • butter


  • In a plate, whisk in eggs, half and half, flour, salt, sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon.  Combine well, then add vanilla extract and rum. Set aside
  • Then place bread slices, one or two at a time, into the egg mixture and flip to make sure both sides are fully coated.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat and grease well with butter.
  • Place it in the hot greased skillet and cook for a few minutes until bottom of the breads starts to get golden brown. Flip and cook on the other side.  Repeat with the rest of the bread slices.
  • Serve warm with syrup,  a sprinkle of honey or powdered sugar and your favorite berries on the side.


Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 91mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 1.5mg