French Toast Recipes to Pin for Memorable Mornings

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One of the easiest ways to upgrade your mornings is to make a better breakfast. Though cold cereal and plain toast take seconds to prepare, they don’t satisfy the way a hot meal does. To make a more memorable morning, pin and try these French toast recipes. You’ll get a restaurant experience at home, and since French toast typically uses common ingredients in your home, you likely won’t have to make a grocery run to get what you need to prepare these tasty recipes.

1. Cream Cheese Stuffed Pumpkin French Toast Bake

French Toast Recipes Cream Cheese Pumpkin French Toast Bake

Photo: Pinterest/Lemon Blossoms

If you hate the effort of cooking individual pieces of French toast in a pan, make this fall-flavored pumpkin bake from Lemon Blossoms. With rich challah or brioche bread, flavorful pumpkin, and savory cream cheese, this bake tastes great and saves time, too. You can even assemble it the night before and bake it the following morning.

2. Peanut Butter Cup French Toast

Peanut Butter Cup French Toast

Photo: Pinterest/This is Not Diet Food

For a very special occasion – or if you happen to have extra candy at home – make this peanut butter cup French toast from This is Not Diet Food. No, this recipe does not create a healthier version of a peanut butter cup. Instead, it sandwiches chocolate peanut butter cups and marshmallow fluff between pieces of bread. The whole treat gets dipped in French toast batter and pan-fried for a decadent dessert for chocolate or peanut butter lovers.

3. S’mores French Toast

French Toast Recipes Smores French Toast

Photo: Pinterest/Spicy Southern Kitchen

Spicy Southern Kitchen has a recipe for French toast everyone will want some more of. With all the flavors of the summer camp favorite, s’mores, between slices of French toast, this dish will earn raves from your family. Is it dessert? Is it breakfast? You decide when you make this over-the-top treat.

4. Doughnut French Toast

Doughnut French Toast

Photo: Pinterest/The Novice Chef

Though it seems impossible that you might ever have extra doughnuts, you should have a backup plan if that happens. Reheated doughnuts generally don’t taste as good the next day, but The Novice Chef introduces a novel way to revive stale doughnuts. Just as regular French toast makes use of stale bread, this version uses what you have on hand to create a breakfast. Try it when you can’t decide between doughnuts and French toast.

5. Pecan Pie French Toast

French Toast Recipes Pecan Pie French Toast

Photo: Pinterest/Baker by Nature

In the fall, pecans come into season in the Texas Hill Country. Whether you have a pecan tree on your property with a heavy crop or you purchase your nuts from the store, use some to make Baker by Nature’s pecan pie French toast. You won’t have to wait until Thanksgiving to savor the flavors of pecan pie when you add this to your rotation of French toast recipes.

6. Indian Savory French Toast

French Toast Recipes Savory Indian Spiced French Toast

Photo: Pinterest/Saffron Trail

French toast recipes don’t have to be sweet or dessert-like. This dish from Saffron Trail uses Indian spices such as coriander, chiles, and turmeric. You won’t forget this dish, which you can serve just as easily for dinner as you can for breakfast.

7. Blueberry Banana Stuffed French Toast

Blueberry Banana Stuffed French Toast

Photo: Pinterest/The Humming Homebody

If you want to add some fruit to your breakfast, sneak it between slices of bread in your French toast. This recipe from The Humming Homebody boosts flavor and healthfulness by adding blueberries and bananas to the dish. With the natural sweetness of the fruit, this is among the few french toast recipes that don’t require syrup for serving.

8. Caramelized Onion, Spinach, and Feta Savory French Toast

Savory Spinach, Feta, and Caramelized Onion French Toast

Photo: Pinterest/Little Spice Jar

Little Spice Jar created a dinner-worthy french toast that you can serve to your family or wow your guests with. The rich flavors of caramelized onions, feta cheese, and spinach enhance this vegetarian dish. For a more filling meal, add ground sausage or your meat of choice. Like other recipes, this one adapts easily, and you can make it up to 24 hours before baking.