English Muffin French Toast

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This English muffin French toast recipe is so easy to make and sweet and delicious. It’s a sweet, flavorful start to the day that’s easy to convert to all kinds of other tasty recipes.

Closeup shot of English muffin French toast topped with strawberries and whipped cream on plate

I love French toast. I’ve made it in the traditional way, as an overnight casserole, and everything in between. One of my favorite ways to make it is with English muffins. All those nooks and crannies really soak up the French toast egg mixture.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It only uses 5 simple ingredients.
  • It’s a quick and easy recipe.
  • It’s full of the sweet French toast flavors we all love.

Top Tip

Cook your English muffin French toast over medium heat to get the best texture and browned exterior without burning them.

Closeup shot of English muffin French toast topped with strawberries and whipped cream on plate

Ingredients

You’ll only need a handful of simple ingredients to make this French toast recipe. Be sure to check out the recipe card at the end of the post for exact amounts.

  • English muffins, sliced in half
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
Overhread shot of individual English muffin French toast ingredients on plate

Instructions

This simple recipe is ready in just a few minutes, and it’s so easy even beginners can make it. The recipe highlights are listed here, but you can find the exact instructions in the recipe card at the end of the post.

1: Combine all ingredients except the English muffins.

Closeup shot of milk being poured into bowlful of eggs.

2: Soak the English muffins in the egg mixture.

Closeup shot of English muffin half soaked in egg and cinnamon mixture.

3: Cook until golden brown.

Overhead shot of uncooked English muffin French toast in skillet.
Closeup shot of English muffin French toast on spatula over skillet of more French toast

4: Serve with your favorite toppings.

Closeup shot of English muffin French toast topped with strawberries and whipped cream on plate.

Substitutions and Variations

  • Use cream for richer French toast.
  • You can use any variety of English muffins you like for this recipe.
  • Top these with berries, whipped cream, or classic syrup.
  • You can use these as bread for a breakfast sandwich.

Equipment

  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Whisk
  • Skillet
  • Spatula

Storage

Refrigerator: Store for up to 5 days in an air-tight container.

Freezer: Store for up to 3 months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container.

Reheat: Place the French toast in a baking dish and bake it uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes until heated through.

 Closeup shot of English muffin French toast with slice removed on plate

What to Serve with French Toast

French toast makes a great breakfast on its own with a glass of milk or a cup of coffee. It’s also delicious when paired with your other breakfast favorites like:

  • Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Ham
  • Hashbrowns
  • Homefries
  • Biscuits and gravy

Tips:

  • Be sure you don’t soak your English muffins in the egg mixture for too long. You want it soaked, not soggy.
  • Cook your French toast on medium heat. This allows it to cook fully and get a nice, golden exterior without burning.

FAQ

What is French toast?

French toast is a dish made with sliced bread that’s soaked in a mixture of egg, milk, cinnamon, and sugar.

Is French toast french?

Not at all! What we know today as French toast was actually invented in North America. According to legend, Joesph French created the dish in 1724. He was going to advertise it as French’s toast, but he forgot the apostrophe because of his grammatical ineptitude.

Why are English muffins good for French toast?

All those nooks and crannies that soak up butter so readily also soak up the egg mixture used in French toast!

More Delicious Breakfast Recipes

Yield: 6 servings

English Muffin French Toast

English Muffin French Toast

English muffin French toast is rich, sweet, and so easy to make. It's a great base for all kinds of sweet breakfast ideas!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 13 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 English muffins, sliced in half
  • 4 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Begin heating a large skillet over low-medium heat.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, beat eggs, milk, sugar, and cinnamon together.
  3. Dredge each half of the English muffins in the egg mixture, allowing it to soak for about 5 seconds.
  4. Allow excess egg mixture to drip off and place dredged pieces in your heated, greased skillet.
  5. Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side or until they are golden brown.
  6. Serve with toppings of your choice. (fruit, syrup, whipped cream, etc.)

Nutrition Information

Yield

6

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 195Total Fat 4gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 125mgSodium 317mgCarbohydrates 29gFiber 2gSugar 3gProtein 9g

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