You are going to LOVE these cinnamon French Toast Sticks! Delicious sweetened sticks sprinkled with powdered sugar and dunked in maple syrup. The ultimate breakfast that the entire family will enjoy.
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CINNAMON FRENCH TOAST STICKS-
These delicious cinnamon toast sticks are so easy to make and come out crispy and fluffy on the inside. This recipe is always a hit with the kiddos for breakfast, and they are so EASY to make.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED-
What’s great about this recipe is that you probably already have the ingredients!
- BREAD– Use thick bread such as brioche bread, Texas toast, or French bread for the best results.
- EGG MIXTURE– We use eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla to create a sweetened mixture for dredging.
- TOPPINGS– Serve the French toast with your favorite toppings.
- BUTTER– The butter not only gives you the golden, buttery, and crispy French toast crust it also adds flavor.
HOW TO MAKE FRENCH TOAST STICKS-
You will not believe how EASY these homemade cinnamon strips are to make! This is the perfect recipe to enjoy making with the kiddos.
- WHISK BATTER– Whisk the egg, milk, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla until well combined.
- CUT BREAD– Cut the bread pieces into 1-inch wide strips.
- DIP– With tongs, dip the breadsticks into the batter, flip them, and remove them onto a plate. Repeat with all the sticks.
- COOK– In a skillet, cook the breadsticks with butter until golden and crispy on both sides.
- SERVE– Enjoy immediately with desired toppings.
|CHEF’S TIP– When dipping the sticks, make sure |
you do not leave the sticks in too long or the sticks will become soggy!
You can elevate this recipe by the choice of toppings! Here are some of our favorite ways to top and serve our sticks-
- FRUIT– Top the sticks with your choice of fruit, such as blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, bananas, and blackberries.
- WHIPPED CREAM– Nothing beats the classic whipped cream topping!
- SYRUP-Drizzle with classic syrup or maple syrup.
- CHOCOLATE– If you like chocolate, top with chocolate chip morsels.
- POWDERED SUGAR– Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
- CINNAMON SUGAR– Combine brown sugar and cinnamon and dip the sticks in this delicious mixture.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS-
Yes! After you cook the french toast sticks, cool, add the sticks into freezer bags, and freeze for up to 1 month.
Because this recipe is so simple, we do not recommend making this ahead of time.
Yes, preheat the oven to 350°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add the French toast sticks to the baking sheet and bake for about 12-14 minutes. Flip the french toast sticks and bake for 15-16 minutes.
These sticks are great when cooked in the air fryer! Add the sticks into a sprayed air fryer basket and cook at 350°F for 8-10 minutes or until crispy.
Yes! Instead of milk, you can use creamer (for a richer crust), almond milk, or coconut milk.
You can reheat your french toast sticks in the oven, toaster oven, classic toaster, or even air fryer. Cook until reheated.
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Cinnamon French Toast Sticks
- Cut the bread slices into 1-inch thick strips. Using tongs, dip the bread strips into the egg mixture and flip, making sure that the entire bread piece is fully coated. Transfer onto a plate.
- In a skillet, heat over medium heat and add 1 Tbsp butter and add the french toast sticks. Cook on medium low heat for about 2-3 minutes per side, until golden and cooked.
- Repeat with the rest of the french toast sticks with 1 Tbsp butter and repeat.
- Serve with desired toppings.