Light and Easy Cinnamon French Toast

Cinnamon French Toast
Light Cinnamon French Toast. Diana Rattray
Ratings (4)
  • Total: 30 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
176 Calories
7g Fat
9g Carbs
17g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This easy French toast recipe is a little lighter than most, made with 2 eggs whites and only 1 whole egg.

A little vanilla, cinnamon and a dash of nutmeg add a depth of flavor to this tasty breakfast or brunch entree.


  • 1 large egg
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash nutmeg
  • 8 slices French bread, sliced on diagonal
  • Optional: cinnamon sugar mixture
  • Optional: syrup for serving

Steps to Make It

  1. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and egg white until foamy. Whisk in milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

  2. Have warming drawer heated or heat oven to 200°.

  3. Heat butter in heavy skillet over medium-low heat.

  4. Dip 4 slices of bread in the egg mixture, turning to coat thoroughly. Let excess drip back into the bowl.

  5. Place the coated bread slices on a hot griddle or skillet. Cook, turning until both sides are nicely browned, about 2 minutes each side.

  6. Transfer to a warm plate and keep warm in oven or warming drawer.

  7. Repeat with remaining bread and egg mixture.

  8. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, if desired. Serve with maple syrup.

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