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Happy National French Toast Day! Recipes To Try This Week

Baked French Toast Sticks | iowagirleats.com

There's something about a French toast breakfast that makes it luxurious. If you come to think of it, French toast is made of basic breakfast ingredients that we consume in the morning - bread, milk, eggs, sugar.

But once they're all together in a caramelly, custardy slice of bread, everything works its own magic, creating a party in your mouth! Try these awesome baked French toast recipes for a great twist on your favorite breakfast.

 

Boozy Baked French Toast (Smitten Kitchen)

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"Yet, the absolute best thing about this approach to French toast, and the reason I was drawn to it in the first place is that in making it the night before, it’s the perfect guests-for-brunch food as you have none of that standing over a pan cooking individual portions mess while people wonder where their host is, and really no work to do at all on the day of."

Ingredients:

  • 1 loaf supermarket Challah bread in 1-inch slices, no need for the super-fancy stuff here
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

a finished product

via Boozy Baked French Toast (Smitten Kitchen)

 

Maple Bacon & Apple Baked French Toast (Kitchen Runway)

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"What makes this French toast special is the addition of maple bacon and Fuji apples.  The bacon adds a layer of sweet maple flavor and saltiness to this dish.  The apples helps cut the richness and is a wonderful compliment to the savory bacon."

Ingredients:

  • 21 King’s Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
  • 10 slices of maple bacon (~12 oz)
  • 1 large Fuji apple, peeled, cored, quartered and sliced
  • 1 Tbs maple syrup
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 C whole milk
  • ½ C heavy cream
  • 3 Tbs sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt

Topping:

  • 8 slices of maple bacon (~9 oz), cooked and crumbled
  • ½ C powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbs + 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp milk

via Maple Bacon & Apple Baked French Toast (Kitchen Runway)

 

Want to be exact with ingredient measurements? A digital kitchen scale is a very useful tool for foodies who prefer following recipes to the dot. It's also a great device to have for successful baking!

 

 

 

 

Baked French Toast Sticks (Iowa Girl Eats)

Baked French Toast Sticks | iowagirleats.com

 

"HEAVEN in stick form! Crispy outside, fluffy inside, and oh, how adorable, they even gave you a mini syrup package for dunking."

Ingredients:

  • 4 slices Texas Toast (or other hearty, thick-cut bread)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 Tablespoon melted butter, slightly cooled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Baked French Toast Sticks | iowagirleats.com

via Baked French Toast Sticks (Iowa Girl Eats)

 



Make cooking time a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean up time in half.

 

 

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