Very Vanilla French Toast

Total Time
15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

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.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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.

Reviews

Most Helpful

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!

Adrienne H June 29, 2011

My daughters love this recipe and it is so easy. I first found it on the Taste of Home Bulletin Board and have been making it since 2005.

HisPixie August 15, 2010

Wow !! What a great French Toast ! Very different from anything we have had before. The syrup was awesome! Yes, it is very rich, so a little will do ya! But the flavors are fabulous together!! This will be a great breakfast to serve on holidays and with guests because it is sooo easy. Also makes a lot of syrup and that can be done ahead of time, love that!!! Thanx for great addition to my files!

Baby Chevelle April 20, 2008

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