Very Vanilla French Toast

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Delish

This is so simple to make and the flavor is scrumptious! My husband loves french toast. We love to top it with our homemade buttermilk syrup- don't let the name scare you off. I can't go back to using maple syrup ever since I tried it. The syrup is so sweet and yummy, please give it a try! Fresh cut strawberries and whipped cream would also taste great. DO NOT use instant pudding mix. Note: If you don't have buttermilk on hand, you can make your own to substitute. Just combine 1/2 cup milk with 1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice or vinegar. Let it sit for 10 minutes before using. I usually don't have buttermilk so that's what I do and it turns out the same.

Top Review by Adrienne H

I made this over the weekend for my husband for our anniversary. He absolutely loved it!! I did not make the maple syrup as I tried to be a bit healthier and added fresh blueberries and strawberries on top. Thanks for the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For syrup, melt butter in saucepan over medium heat. Add buttermilk, corn syrup, and sugar. Stir and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly for 1 minute.
  2. Remove from heat; add vanilla and baking soda. Syrup will be foamy. Let stand for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a shallow dish, whisk together milk, pudding mix, egg, and cinnamon for 2 minutes or until well blended.
  4. Melt butter on hot griddle or in a skillet. Dip bread in mixture, coating both sides.
  5. Cook over heat for 2-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  6. Serve with syrup and powdered sugar or with fresh fruit and whipped cream.
  7. Store leftover syrup in refrigerator.

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