Eggnog French Toast

IMG_3581While shopping at Costco a little while ago my little shopping companion was given a sample of Eggnog french toast. He loved it and begged me to make some for everyone in the family to enjoy. This past weekend I decided to make it for that day’s special activity – a fun Christmas-y breakfast without all the extra sugar that the store bought version has.eggnog-french-toast

This is a simple and yummy recipe I whipped together {and remembered to write down the steps!} The spices can be adjusted to taste. And while I didn’t do this, I think powdered sugar would make a pretty addition to the top either alongside or in place of the maple syrup.

I used gluten free bread for our family, but that certainly isn’t necessary.

Eggnog French Toast

Eggnog French Toast


  • 4 slices of bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup of milk
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • butter or cooking oil
  • maple syrup


  1. Beat eggs and milk together until blended.
  2. Add cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla.
  3. Heat skillet and melt a pat of butter in it.
  4. Dip a slice of bread in egg mixture and let it soak up the eggy goodness. Cook in skillet, a few minutes on each side.
  5. Top with maple syrup. Icing sugar would make a cute snowy look too.

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2 Replies to “Eggnog French Toast

  1. Wait a minute… there isn’t even any eggnog in this!!! I add cinnamon and vanilla to my french toast every time I make it! 😛

    I made french toast for dinner tonight for me and the kids, we used an entire loaf of bread and 7 eggs, I guess this isn’t an easy cheap meal anymore….

    1. Eggnog is just eggs, milk (or cream), nutmeg and sugar – sometimes cloves, cinnamon and vanilla. This is totally eggnog – I just didn’t put sugar in it since I was putting it on top.
      I suppose you could use store bought eggnog in place of milk!

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