a stack of french toast with maple syrup and berries on top

How to Make Perfect French Toast

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 Slices
Homemade french toast will never be the same. Check out all of our tips and a special recipe for the batter!


  • Electric Griddle


  • 1 Large Egg
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter melted
  • 3/4 Cup Whole Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla
  • 1 Dash Cinnamon optional
  • 1 Dash Nutmeg optional
  • 2 Tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Loaf Brioche or Challah Bread Texas Toast can be used


  • Beat the egg in a baking dish or pie plate.
  • Whisk in the melted butter, then slowly add the milk and vanilla, whisking to combine.
  • Add the sugar and flour while continuing to whisk until totally smooth.
  • Soak each side of the bread in the batter for about 15-20 seconds.
  • Heat a skillet or griddle over medium heat and spread butter all over the bottom. I just hold a stick and rub it everywhere.
  • Cook the bread for about 1 minute, or until golden and flip the bread, cooking on the other side for equal time or until golden.
  • Serve with buttermilk syrup or any favorite syrup!
Nutrition Facts
How to Make Perfect French Toast
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 64 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 110mg5%
Potassium 48mg1%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 49IU1%
Calcium 34mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.