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french toast with syrup

French Toast with White Sandwich Bread

This amazing french toast recipe uses regular white sandwich bread so it's super simple but so delicious!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword best french toast recipe
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 274 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 slices bread
  • 1 tbsp butter


  1. crack the eggs in a large mixing bowl. Add the half and half, sugar, salt, cinnamon and vanilla. Beat with a fork until well mixed.

  2. Heat up the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

  3. Once butter is sizzling. Dip the bread in the egg mixture and transfer to the skillet. Cook for about a minute on each side.

  4. Transfer to a plate and repeat the process with the remaining slices of bread.

  5. Serve the french toast with syrup or jelly and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Add a pinch of nutmeg to the egg mixture for extra flavor.
  • When dipping the bread into the egg mixture do it quickly as sandwich bread is soft and can easily fall apart.
  • Add more butter to the skillet as needed.
Nutrition Facts
French Toast with White Sandwich Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 274 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 106mg35%
Sodium 438mg19%
Potassium 191mg5%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 370IU7%
Vitamin C 0.4mg0%
Calcium 137mg14%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.