Sweet French toast is a delightful option for breakfast when you are looking for something wholesome but a no-fuss recipe!
I have always had the savory version of the French toast which I had learned to make from my mom. When I saw this recipe of sweet French toast in one of the recipe books of my collection, I found it quite interesting. This sweet French toast somehow seemed to me an innovation on the basic pancake where we are using bread instead of flour and I must admit that this innovation is simply mind-blowing! I loved this sweeter version of French toast and am not just saying it for the sake of it! The maple syrup drizzled over the toasts is just the perfect master stroke! Making a good breakfast has always been challenging for me where good is defined as nutritious, filling, no-fat and easy-to-make! This sweet French toast fits the bill perfect and seems to have all the potential to be a regular on our breakfast table!
Simple butter toast is a universal thing for breakfast across globe and I am sure you also felt bored at times with the same old toast every morning. This sweet French toast is your perfect chance to give a twist to your regular toasts and have an all-glammed breakfast to shine your mornings! My husband being a freaking egg lover, this sweet French toast is a winner for him. Initially he was skeptical with the ‘sweetness’ part; but after tasting it, he completely gave in to its decadence. The extra punch of this sweet French toast comes from the addition of cinnamon powder. This one spice has so much power that it takes the sweet French toast to a whole new level. Trust me, if you are running out of breakfast options for your fussy kiddo, this decadent sweet French toast will surely win him/her over!
I never liked to have breakfast, even during my childhood. I did give my mum real hard times with what to eat in the morning and she could vouch for it. There was nothing in particular that I liked to eat in the morning and it still remained the same after so many years. I am a big-time breakfast-skipper. When I make breakfast, it has to be something special like this sweet French toast. But then I don’t want to make the same item everyday repeatedly; so until I find another special breakfast recipe, I continue to skip my breakfast. I know this breakfast-skipping habit is nothing to be proud of but that’s my reality at the moment. Can you share some tips & tricks for me to stop this unhealthy habit and start having good breakfast every day?
This recipe of sweet French toast is extremely easy to pull together which is why it motivated me to make it back to back for few days. In a regular French toast, you simply dip the bread slices into the beaten egg and toast them in butter in a frying pan. In this rich & creamy sweet French toast, our simple toast got a makeover using cream & ground cinnamon which are whisked in together with eggs. Cinnamon with cream is a fantastic combination and its unique aroma will fill your senses with the warmth of a fresh sunny morning for real! Trust me, I am not making it up! Cinnamon do have superpower to pick you up and give your mood a super boost to take on the day with your best! Finally, the drizzle of maple syrup is the cherry on the icing! With such a rich & decadent breakfast of sweet French toast, how can you have a bad day ever! Right?
- Eggs – 4, beaten
- Vanilla extract – 1 tsp
- Fresh cream (single cream) – ⅓ cup
- Ground cinnamon – ½ tsp
- Bread slices – 6, halved (Try to use sweet bread)
- Butter – 2 tbsp
- Powdered sugar – 2 tbsp (if not using sweet bread)
- Maple syrup – as per your liking
- Mix together the eggs, vanilla extract, cream, cinnamon powder and sugar (if using). Whip it to make a homogeneous mixture.
- Heat a non-stick frying pan. Add little butter at a time and swirl around the pan.
- Dip one bread slice at a time into the egg mixture and leave for 2 to 3 seconds. Take out the bread and place them on the hot frying pan.
- Cook the bread for 2 to 3 minutes on each side over low heat until each side is golden.
- Drizzle maple syrup over the sweet French toast and serve the delicious breakfast warm with hot cup of coffee or tea. Enjoy!