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Sourdough French toast topped with berries and butter.
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Sourdough French Toast

Sourdough French Toast is such a delicious breakfast treat! It’s easy to make by dipping thick cut sourdough bread in the most delicious homemade cinnamon-flavored custard. This French toast will make any morning extra special. The perfect recipe for a weekend breakfast or a special occasion brunch!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Dani Spies


  • 1 sourdough baguette* 2-3 days old
  • 3 large eggs
  • ¾ cup (175 ml) whole milk or full-fat oat milk
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) maple syrup plus more for serving
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons (28 g) butter

To serve:

  • Butter at room temperature
  • Mixed fresh berries
  • Confectioners’ sugar if desired


  • Preheat the oven to 275 degrees. Slice the baguette into 1-inch thick slices. Put the slices in a baking dish large enough to hold them in one layer.
    Adding slices of baguette to a dish.
  • Whisk the eggs, milk, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl. Pour the mixture over the bread slices and soak 5 minutes per side.
    Pour egg custard over sliced bread.
  • Heat the butter in a large (12-inch) non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. When the butter is melted, arrange half of the bread in the pan. Cook until golden on both sides, 2-3 minutes per side.
    Cooking French toast in a skillet.
  • Transfer the cooked toast to a baking sheet and place in the oven to keep warm while the next batch cooks. Serve warm, topped with some berries, butter slices and sifted confectioners’ sugar.
    French toast served on a white plate with fruit and coffee.


*Use a standard size baguette, typically 18-24-inches long.
French toast will keep refrigerated 2-3 days. Reheat at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 607mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 296IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 159mg | Iron: 3mg