Easy Cinnamon French Toast Sticks

From Class: Hosting a Brunch

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 8 slices thick-cut “Texas toast” bread
  • 2–3 Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Maple syrup, for serving


  1. Cut each slice of Texas toast into four sticks. Set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the butter.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  4. Dip each piece of bread in the egg mixture and place the coated bread in a single layer in the pan.
  5. Cook until golden brown on one side, about 2–3 minutes, then flip and continue cooking until the sticks are golden brown and slightly crisped on all edges, an additional 2–3 minutes. Repeat until all sticks are cooked.
  6. Serve with maple syrup.
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