Quick and Easy French Toast

French toast has always been one of our quick and easy favorite dishes for breakfast time. It takes no more than 5 minutes to prepare. Simply use old bread, cut it into slices, dip it into egg mixture and cook on medium heat on a nonstick pan. That’s it, so quick and easy but so delicious and comforting.

This time I have used an old baguette but any other bread will work as well as long as you let it go old. Using old bread makes the toast soak more egg mixture and hold it’s shape better while cooking.

French  toast can be served either as a savory or sweet dish. Children love this breakfast in either ways. I make French toast pretty often for my daughters as they really love it. Each time can be served differently. For sweet toasts you can choose to serve it with maple syrup, honey, jam, fresh fruits, Nutella, for the savory ones with fresh vegetables, homemade ketchup, cheese and the list can go on.

This recipe is for the sweet version, made with vanilla, cinnamon and served with powdered sugar and honey. If you want it savory simply take out the vanilla and cinnamon and add more salt. If there is still somebody out there who have never tried French toast you really have to give it a try. Good morning everybody, and have a wonderful day 🙂


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French Toast

5 from 1 vote
French Toast - quick and easy dish for breakfast time, delicious and comforting, served with maple syrup or honey. It takes no more than 5 minutes to prepare.
Servings 2 servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 10 baguette thick slices , a day old
  • 2 tbsp butter , for greasing the pan

For Serving

  • powdered sugar
  • maple syrup or honey


  • Cut the baguette into thick slices.
    French Toast step1
  • In a flat bottom bowl beat egg with milk, vanilla, salt and cinnamon.
    French Toast Step2
  • Add 1 tbsp of butter into a 10 inch nonstick pan and heat over medium heat.
    French Toast Step3
  • Dip baguette slices into the egg mixture, allow to soak on each side, and place in the pan.
    French Toast step4
  • Cook on both side until golden brown.
  • Repeat with remaining butter, baguette slices and egg mixture.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar and maple syrup or honey over the top and serve.


Serving: 3gCalories: 437kcalCarbohydrates: 68.4gProtein: 15.2gFat: 11.5gSaturated Fat: 6.1gCholesterol: 77mgSugar: 10.5g
Calories: 437kcal
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: French
Keyword: baghuette French Toast, breakfast, dessert, French Toast, sweet French Toast

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  1. Kayle (The Cooking Actress) Author says:

    Now I’m obsessed with the idea of using baguettes for french toast!!! This looks incredible!

  2. Nami | Just One Cookbook Author says:

    I actually never thought of using the old baguette. Thanks so much for sharing such a fantastic idea! Sometimes after having a party we have extra baguettes. I will make French toasts next time. Looks so delicious!

  3. Kristi @ Inspiration Kitchen Author says:

    It looks fabulous – and I love that you used a baguette! I always have leftover baguette ~ and next time, I’m using it for this! 🙂

  4. cooking gallery Author says:

    Wow, I love the idea of using baguette for Frech toasts! I actually have a one day old baguette lying around in the kitchen and I have no idea what to do with it. Thank you for sharing this wonderful idea and have a lovely weekend :)!

  5. Looks like perfect French toast! My mom always added nutmeg, but I love the cinnamon idea 🙂

  6. Lindsey @ American Heritage Cooking Author says:

    French toast is one of my favorites too! But don’t tell my husband it’s so easy and fast…he still looks mystified and super excited when he sees that I’ve made French Toast! lol

  7. Dedy@Dentist Chef Author says:

    lovely recipe, definitely gonna be happy starting a day with this delicious french toast!!!

  8. That is something I adore! French toasts always bring back childhood memories.



  9. shiva Author says:

    Hi Ella….
    I started today with this amazing French toast*
    thanks for share it..

  10. Eraj Siddiqui Author says:

    nice recipe .. thanks for sharing

  11. Nancy Author says:

    First time I tried this french toast.i love it

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