Calling all brunch enthusiasts! What better way to celebrate National French Toast Day than by exploring different and unique ways to enjoy everyone’s favourite breakfast treat. Say goodbye to boring and traditional toppings and get creative with some of these ideas below to elevate your French Toast game.
- Bacon and Cheese Stuffed French Toast
Who says French toast must be sweet? Our first recipe is for the savoury lovers out there with a delicious bacon and cheese stuffed French Toast. Start by making your favourite French Toast batter, then sandwich bacon and a cheese of your choice between two slices of bread. Dip the entire creation into the batter and cook until gold brown. This will create a cheesy, crispy treat that will leave you wanting more.
- Coconut and Pineapple French Toast
Transport yourself to Hawaii with this tropical twist on French toast. Add a little bit of coconut milk to your batter and top your French toast with fresh pineapple chunks. Finally, sprinkle some shredded coconut on the pineapple and you’ve got yourself a French Toast Pina Colada! Drizzle with a bit of honey or maple syrup for a taste of the tropics on your breakfast plate.
- Nutella and Banana Stuffed French Toast
For the dessert lovers out there, indulge your sweet tooth with this French Toast variation. Spread a generous layer of Nutella between two slices of bread, add sliced bananas, and dip in your usual French toast batter. Cook until golden and there you have it, a perfect recipe for those of us with a major sweet tooth!
- Pumpkin Spice French Toast
The last of Autumn is upon us and what better way to embrace the autumnal vibes than with Pumpkin Spice. Add a dash of pumpkin puree, cinnamon, and nutmeg to your batter to create the perfect seasonal flavour. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon for an extra touch of warmth. If you’re feeling extra autumnal, why not pair it with a pumpkin spice latte!
- Brie and Berry French Toast
Lastly, if you’re feeling fancy, how about elevating your French toast to a gourmet level with the addition of brie cheese and fresh berries. Simply create a brie and berry sandwich, dip it in your classic batter and cook until brown. This combination of creamy brie and tart berries adds an extra element to this breakfast classic. For a festive twist, you could change the fresh berries to cranberries!
This National French Toast Day why not branch out and try something different. Try one (or all) of these creative twists to the classic breakfast to add some flavour and excitement to your morning routine. Whether you’re a fan of sweet or savoury, there’s a variation of French Toast for everyone.