17 Unexpected French Toast Recipes for Any Meal of the Day

Get creative in the kitchen and try something new with your toast.

June 20, 2017
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If you're looking for some French toast inspiration, look no further, we've got you covered. Sweet and savory, the following recipes are sure to get you excited about breakfast.

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Fried to perfection and just oozing with flavor, you'll never look at a piece of toast the same way again. For breakfast, or for dinner, you'll be craving these recipes all day.

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Chocolate Banana Stuffed French Toast

The whole grain bread and banana slices boost the fiber in this all-time favorite. Using sprouted whole grain bread gives you the advantage of magic carbs.

Get the Chocolate Banana Stuffed French Toast recipe from The Diabetes Comfort Food Diet Cookbook.

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Citrus French Toast

This low-fat breakfast dessert brightens up the morning. Light and airy, challah bread is soaked in a creamy custard, then topped with a light orange syrup.

Get the Citrus French Toast recipe from Prevention's Health Guaranteed Cookbook.

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Apple Raisin Baked French Toast

The aroma of cooked apples, sweet cinnamon, and warm bread is a welcoming scent as family members begin to filter into the kitchen for the morning.

Get the Apple Raisin Baked French Toast recipe from From Freezer to Table.

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Cinnamon French Toast

This simple recipe is delicious, sweet, and totally breakfast (or brunch worthy). I bet your favorite spice never tasted so good.

Get the Cinnamon French Toast recipe from Turn Up Your Fat Burn!

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Cheesy French Toast

For an unexpected, but irresistible combination, stuff two slices of whole wheat bread with light muenster cheese and a chopped pear. Heat in skillet and enjoy.

Get the Cheesy French Toast recipe from Tone Every Inch.

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Stuffed French Toast with Orange-Coconut Cream

This French toast is just oozing with creamy almond butter, and with grated orange zest and a side of coconut cream, there is nothing quite like the taste.

Get the Stuffed French Toast with Orange-Coconut Cream recipe from Eat Clean Stay Lean.

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Double Vanilla French Toast

With plenty of sweet vanilla flavor, this hearty, whole grain French toast is destined to become one of your weekend breakfast staples.

Get the Double Vanilla French Toast recipe from The Runner's World Cookbook.

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Pineapple-Stuffed French Toast

This special-enough-for-brunch recipe is also a nearly effortless possibility for a weekday breakfast.

Get the Pineapple-Stuffed French Toast recipe from Homemade in Half the Time.

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French Toast, Italian-Style

If you have extra time, let the ricotta come to room temperature so it can spread easier. Then dig in and enjoy this little taste of Italy.

Get the French Toast, Italian-Style recipe from The New Abs Diet Cookbook.

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Chocolate-Stuffed French Toast

Look to this dish when you want a decadent start to your weekend. Neufchatel cheese contains one-third less fat than regular cream cheese, making it a great alternative in most recipes.

Get the Chocolate-Stuffed French Toast recipe from Flat Belly Diet! Family Cookbook.

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Pecan French Toast

Cinnamon bread adds a unique flavor to this French toast recipe that is covered in crunchy pecans.

Get the Pecan French Toast recipe from 2010 Eat Up Slim Down!

PB and J Stuffed French Toast

Take your PB&J sandwich to the next level with this French toast recipe that is anything but ordinary. Sweet and savory, your breakfast just got an upgrade.

Get the PB and J Stuffed French Toast recipe from The Diabetes Comfort Food Diet Cookbook.

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Strawberry-Banana-Topped French Toast

You'll think that you're eating dessert when you bit into this fruit-topped French toast that is decadent and delicious.

Get the Strawberry-Banana Topped French Toast recipe from Prevention's Diabetes Diet Cookbook.

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Nutella-Banana Stuffed French Toast

This is one of the easiest breakfasts that'll show off your cooking chops. You can rustle it up from a few ingredients.

Get the Nutella-Banana Stuffed French Toast recipe from Guy Gourmet.

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Maple-Bacon-Apple Stuffed French Toast

For the best textured toast, try using thick slices of baguette, challah, brioche, or whole wheat bread, or even a split croissant.

Get the Maple-Bacon-Apple Stuffed French Toast recipe from Guy Gourmet.

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Cream Cheese-Raspberry Stuffed French Toast

Serve the sandwich topped with powdered sugar and whatever fruit you used to stuff the French toast.

Get the Cream Cheese-Raspberry Stuffed French Toast recipe from Guy Gourmet.

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French Toast with Raspberries and Almonds

This cinnamon-scented breakfast gets a fresh pick-me-up from the tangy-sweet raspberries and sliced almonds.

Get the French Toast with Raspberries and Almonds recipe from The Salt Solution Cookbook.

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