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How to Make Classic French Toast

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Learn how to prepare classic French toast.

Learn how to prepare classic French toast.

Classic French toast is a favorite breakfast dish in all parts of the world. It is made by dipping bread into a sweetened egg and milk mixture. This dish is commonly served with other breakfast foods such as eggs, bacon, ham, and fresh fruit slices. Enjoy a classic French toast recipe using our easy-to-follow recipe.


  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 slices bread
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder, optional
  • butter, as needed


For Preparation:

  • 1 large bowl
  • 2 small bowls
  • 1 large plate
  • 1 small plate
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For Cooking:

  • frying pan
  • turner

Cook Time

Prep timeCook timeReady inYields

5 min

20 min

25 min

2 to 3 servings


  1. In a bowl, dilute the sugar in the milk.
  2. Add the cinnamon powder. Mix until everything is diluted.
  3. Beat the egg and add it into the mixture. Set aside.
  4. Heat the pan and add 1/2 tablespoon of butter.
  5. Soak a slice of bread in the mixture, one at a time.
  6. Add the soaked bread once the butter is melted.
  7. Cook each side until golden brown in color.
  8. Serve with a savory or sweet topping.

Classic French Toast Step-by-Step Procedure

Tips and Techniques

  • Replace the butter with any kind of cooking oil.
  • You may use any type of milk for this recipe.
  • Adjust the amount of sugar based on your preference.
  • Add vanilla extract and cinnamon powder for extra flavor and aroma.

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