STREAMING NOW: Jamie's Super Food

Cinnamon Bun French Toast

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“This just might be the best French toast you will ever have! This tastes like a giant sticky cinnamon bun. I used Texas toast in place of egg bread for this and it worked well. You can use half and half in place of whipping cream. This recipe serves 2 people double or triple the recipe to serve more. Although I have not tried it as yet, if you plan on doubling the recipe, I would guess you could use half maple syrup and half pancake syrup due to cost factor. When I doubled the recipe, I used 2 cups of maple syrup, 1 cup whipping cream and 1 cup half and half.”
READY IN:
14mins
SERVES:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 5 tablespoons butter, more if needed (no subs)
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup whipping cream, unwhipped (can use half and half cream in place of whipping cream or use 1/2 cup each)
  • 2 14 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 -5 slices egg bread (about 1-inch thick)
  • confectioners' sugar (optional)

Directions

  1. In a saucepan bring the maple syrup, 1 tablespoon butter and 1 teaspoon cinnamon to a boil; boil for 2 minutes.
  2. In a bowl whisk eggs, whipping cream, vanilla, 3 tablespoons maple syrup mixture and the remaining 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  3. Place the bread slices in a large baking dish.
  4. Pour the egg mixture over bread slices; turn to coat.
  5. Pierce bread in several places with a fork; let stand for 5 minutes.
  6. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  7. Add bread and cook until brown (about 3 minutes).
  8. Add in more butter to skillet, and turn bread over; cook until brown (about 3 minutes).
  9. Transfer to plates and serve with more syrup of sprinkle with confectioners sugar.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: