Simple Brioche French Toast Recipe that you’ll love and will want to make over and over again for your family. The BEST brioche bread french toast ever! None eggy, none soggy, and the most well-done brioche toast you will want to taste and make every weekend. Crispy on the outside, soft on the inside.
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You know how sometimes you would hear a piece of advice, and quickly you’ll have an “aha!” moment? Well, that happened to me after having a conversation with my friend a while ago, and she stated, “why don’t you just toast the bread first?” GENIUS! I remember immediately thinking, of course, I’ve toasted regular slices of bread before for other french toast recipes, why not for this one. Her family loves her french toast recipes, so when I was trying to perfect this recipe, that little piece of advice came in handy.
Why Does This Brioche French Toast Recipe Work?
The bread is lightly toasted before dipping it into the egg mixture.
After toasting the bread, you’ll finish it off in a skillet over the stove. Add your preferred syrup or fruit compote, and
A simple French toast recipe. Trust me, you’ll want to whip this up for your family on Saturdays. This is the easiest, most crispy French toast recipe ever.
I love brioche bread and French toast has always been my favorite to make. My husband and I would sometime battle between French toast and pancakes. Needless to say, he is a pancake lover. However, I am a French toast gal! I often win the fight :-). What’s not to love about a crispy toasts that’s covered in syrup, fruits and maybe powdered sugar.
This recipe is easy to make. It is a classic breakfast recipe that can feed a family with no real work.
What Makes Brioche Different To Most Breads?
Brioche bread is perfect for French toast because it holds well when soaked in the egg mixture. It is filling and satisfying.
I do not like a bread that cannot stand the weight of the egg mixture when making French toast. Brioche compared to other bread, is very good because it is tough and it soaks well. It’s a thicker bread but not tough to cook with.
How To Prevent The Brioche Bread From Being Soggy?
A good French toast recipe does not include a soggy bread. In fact, the bread is lightly crispy and yet soft. It doesn’t taste like it was submerged in eggs, but instead, lightly coated with eggs and cinnamon. The key to not having soggy bread is to lightly toast the bread before dipping it into the egg mixture. By toasting the bread first, this ensure you to have a crispy French toast every time while the inside is still soft.
How To Make Brioche Bread French Toast?
When ready to make this dish, toast all the bread and set them aside. You can cut the bread in half diagonally or leave whole. Mix all the ingredients. Dip the bread into the egg mixture, then add it to the buttered skillet.
Cook until golden brown on both sides. Place in the oven at 200 degrees to keep warm while you finish the other slices. Serve with your favorite syrup and fruits.
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The Best Brioche French Toast Recipe
- 4 slices brioche bread
- 3 large eggs
- 1/2 cup milk or heavy cream
- 1/4 tsp kosher salt
- fruits to garnish optional
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- If desired, cut the bread diagonally. Toast the bread lightly. Set aside.
- In a separate bowl, combine the eggs, milk, cinnamon, and salt together. Whisk well. Dip the bread into the mixture. Then place the bread in the heated buttered skillet. Cook until golden brown on both sides. Best to slow cook on medium heat.
- Place in the oven on 200 degrees to keep the french toast warm while you finish the other toasts. Repeat the process. Serve warm with your favorite syrup and fruits. Enjoy!