You will be guided on how to make the cinnamon sugar french toast recipe in easy steps, Bread soaked in eggs and milk fried in butter and then tossed in cinnamon and sugar will refresh your taste buds. French toast with cinnamon sugar is a loved dish in American breakfast but it’s a famous snack around the world, that can be served in a brunch or along with tea and coffee at any time. Restaurants add these mouthwatering sweetbreads to their Hi-Tea menu. You can make restaurant-style cinnamon sugar toast at your home in less than an hour, making french toast with cinnamon and sugar is no more difficult for you if you follow the below step-by-step guide.

Easy Cinnamon Sugar French Toast Recipe

 Preparation time 10minutes
 Cooking time 10minutes
 Total time 20minutes
 Type Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
 Cuisine American
 Yield 4servings
 Calories 230
  • Bread slices 8pcs
  • Full cream milk 2cups
  • Eggs 4large
  • Vanilla extract 1tbsp
  • Nutmeg powder 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 1/2tsp
  • Butter 1/2cup
  • Sugar 1cup
  • Cinnamon powder 1cup


Mix Milk and Eggs

In a wide bowl pour two cups of milk, then add four large eggs in the milk one by one. Make sure your eggs and milk should be at room temperature. If you bring them out from the refrigerator wait until they are set at room temperature.

mix egg and milk

Add Spices and Whisk

Now add one tablespoon of vanilla extract, half teaspoon of nutmeg powder, half teaspoon of salt, and one tablespoon of sugar and cinnamon powder into the egg and milk bowl. Using an electric beater or hand whisk combine them together, you can also use a fork for whisking. Set this mixture aside after whisking and move towards the next step.

add cinnamon sugar and spices

Make Cinnamon Sugar for Toast

In another bowl add one cup of sugar and one cup of cinnamon powder, using a spoon mix them together and set them aside for later use. We will use this as a garnish over french toasts to enhance flavor, you can use granulated sugar, icing sugar, or brown sugar for this purpose. Brown sugar is a healthy option as well as it tastes soo good with french toast.

make cinnamon sugar

Dip Bread In Custard

Take bread slices and soak them one by one in the prepared egg and milk custard-like mixture. It’s important to note that the bread you will be using is not too soft otherwise you may get soggy toast. Soak bread from both sides, little area should not be left uncovered with the mixture. After soaking place them in a tray.

soak bread

Heat Butter in Pan

Place the pan over the stove and then in a nonstick pan add two tablespoons of butter and let it melt over medium flame, don’t overheat the pan or set the flame to high otherwise, your pan may burn, and french toast may stick at the bottom of the burnt pan.

melt butter

Fry Soaked Bread In Pan

Fry soaked pieces of bread in the melted butter, fr one side for at least two minutes or until it gets brownish color then flip the pieces and fry another side as well. You have to fry soaked bread pieces in small batches according to your pan size so that they don’t get cracked.

fry toast

Dish Out and Sprinkle with Cinnamon Sugar

After frying all toasts, dish out them on a paper towel on a plate. Then sprinkle cinnamon sugar mixture over them you can also place them in a box then add cinnamon sugar and close the lid of the box, then shake the box well for a perfect coating. Yummy brioche french toast is ready to serve you can serve them with berries, maple syrup, or honey or lemon syrup.

sprinkle with cinnamon sugar


  • The bread you will use in the recipe should be one or 2 days older and dry to achieve good results, soft and fresh bread will get cracked when soaked in the batter.
  • You have to fry them in butter to get a crunchy and crispy texture, don’t substitute vegetable oil, olive oil, or any other to butter they will change the taste as well as the texture of the french toast.
  • You can swap dairy milk with soy almond or oat milk.
  • Brown bread can be used instead of white bread as a healthy option
  • You can store the batter in the refrigerator for 2 days.
  • French toast can be stored in an airtight container in the freezer for at least 2 days.
  • You can also serve these delicious toast with Kashmiri tea.

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What can you put on French toast instead of syrup?

French toast can be topped with many other options instead of maple syrup, you can substitute maple syrup with honey. You can also serve french toast with chocolate, berries, whipped cream, or even cream cheese.

Why doesn’t my French toast get crispy?

Your bread should be dry and stale if you want crispy french toast , fresh and soft bread edges will soak more batter they don’t get crispy. Make sure you will not wet your bread piece too much in batter otherwise, your toast will not get proper crisp.

Why is my French toast always soggy in the middle?

There is a number of reasons you will get a soggy toast from the mid, either you are not using the correct ratio of milk and eggs or your bread is soft, soaking bread for a long in the batter will also make your bread soggy. Take stale bread for making french toast, keep the ratio of eggs and milk in mind, and don’t soak bread for quite a long time in the batter.


Making French toast is easy