Freezer French Toast - sandwich style white bread dipped in a mixture of beaten eggs and milk, cooked and served with plenty of butter and maple syrup. This is the perfect recipe to enjoy with the family on a relaxing weekend. Freezing tips and how to reheat frozen french toast included so you can enjoy this easy recipe on busy mornings during the week.
One of my favorite breakfasts to enjoy is French Toast. Nothing fancy like the Texas Toast French Toast Casserole, or my Overnight French Toast Casserole, but good old fashioned French toast served with pure maple syrup.
Can you Freeze French Toast
However, sometimes it can be a lot of work to get French Toast on the table, especially when you're trying to get everyone ready and out the door to school, work or even church on Sunday mornings.
I also like to make extra freezer French toast to use on busy mornings. All we need to do is pull a few slices from the freezer, reheat in the microwave and breakfast is ready!
If you want to take this recipe up a notch, try my Cinnamon Roll French Toast Recipe which is the perfect combination of French toast and cinnamon rolls in one easy recipe.
Frozen French Toast
French Toast is usually a Saturday breakfast for our family. I always try to make extra so I can freeze the leftovers to use during the week.
This freezer French toast recipe was very helpful when my children were younger. They loved a warm breakfast before school.
Helpful Kitchen Tools
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- Electric Griddle - you can easily cook this on top of the stove in a frying pan or cast iron pan. I love using my electric skillet though because it's fast and I can get a lot of bread slices on it.
- Aqua Melamine Plates - These are so pretty and perfect to serve breakfast, brunch or even dessert on and make the table look pretty too.
- Pioneer Woman Cloth Napkins - okay, not a kitchen tool, but I love how easy these cloth napkins wash. And they never need ironing. Another huge plus for me!
Exact measurements are listed below in the recipe card. Make sure you scroll down to print and save the recipe for later!
- Sliced White Bread - I like to use "cheap" sandwich bread. You know the kind of sandwich bread you can get for around $1.00? In my opinion, this makes the best French Toast.
- Milk - I have made this recipe with whole, 2% and even skim milk. I prefer using whole milk.
- Cooking oil spray or butter
- Cinnamon/sugar mixture - you can use a store-bought mixture or make it homemade.
Step 1: Prepare the Egg Mixture
Mix together the eggs and milk. Dip the slices of white bread into the egg mixture.
Step 2: Cook French Toast in Electric Skillet
Place the slices of bread onto a hot electric skillet or stove top griddle that's been coated in melted butter.
Sprinkle the bread with the cinnamon/sugar mixture before flipping to continue cooking on the other side.
Step 3: How to Serve French Toast
- Serve the French toast immediately with a little butter and, of course, syrup.
- We like our syrup warmed in the microwave for a few minutes.
- Another delicious way is to serve the French toast with either Homemade Strawberry Sauce or Homemade Blueberry Sauce.
Step 4 : How to Freeze French Toast
- Lay your leftover French Toast in a single layer on a baking sheet that's been covered in either waxed paper, parchment paper or even aluminum foil.
- Next, place the tray in the freezer.
- Leave the tray in the freezer for about 30 to 40 minutes.
- Remove the FROZEN French Toast slices and place in a freezer safe bag.
Step 5: How to Reheat Frozen French Toast
- The next time you're having a busy morning, just pull a few slices out of the freezer and heat up in the microwave.
- You can also reheat the frozen bread slices in the toaster or on a baking sheet placed in a preheated 350 degree oven.
- Serve as usual with butter and syrup.
Once you prepare freezer French toast this way, you'll see how easy it is to reheat and prepare for breakfast on busy mornings. Even the kids can help themselves to breakfast!
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Like this recipe? Try these other Easy Breakfast Recipes:
- Spinach Bacon Cheese Frittata
- Cinnamon Roll French Toast
- Banana Nut Bread
- Homemade Blueberry Muffins
- Microwavable Egg Omelet in a Cup
- 12 slices bread - I like to use white sandwich bread
- 6 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- Cooking oil spray or butter
- Cinnamon/sugar mixture; about 2 tablespoons
- Preheat a frying pan or electric skillet.
- Break the eggs into a bowl.
- Add the milk to the eggs and beat together.
- Grease the pan or griddle with the cooking spray or butter.
- Dip a slice of bread into the egg mixture and flip it to coat the other side.
- Place the battered bread on the griddle and cook until it’s lightly golden brown.
- Sprinkle the cinnamon/sugar mixture on top.
- Flip and cook the other side.
- Repeat until you use all the bread.
How to Freeze French Toast:
- Lay the French toast on a baking sheet that's been lined with parchment paper.
- Place the baking sheet in the freezer for about 30 minutes or until the French toast is frozen.
- Remove the slices from the tray and place in a freezer-safe container or plastic bag.
Reheat Frozen French Toast
- You can reheat French toast in the microwave a minute or two.
- You can lay the frozen slices on a baking sheet and reheat in a preheated 350 degree oven until the slices are heated through.
- It also reheats well in the toaster while still frozen just like the store bought kind.
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Serving Size:2 slices
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 325Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 194mgSodium: 442mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 2gSugar: 7gProtein: 14g
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This recipe has been updated since it first appeared in 2013 with new photos and a new printable recipe card that includes nutritional information. I hope you enjoy the updates as much as I enjoyed working on them!