How to Make French Toast {Cinnamon Swirl}

I normally get the Cinnamon Raisin Swirl bread loaf at Kroger when it is in the discount section for $1.00. I take it home and freeze it right away. This recipe will feed all five of us for one meal; However, I like to make this on a weekend afternoon on my electric griddle and freeze it, so the kids have this for breakfast instead of cold cereal. I warm it up in the toaster on a higher setting and press the frozen button. This past week they were lucky enough to have freezer muffins and Cinnamon Swirl French Toast to choose from.

How to Make French Toast

If you do not have an electric griddle here is one from Amazon that is very similar to mine. This makes an awesome gift too.

How to Make French Toast

{Cinnamon Swirl }

Cinnamon Swirl French Toast

Ingredients for French Toast:

1 loaf Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread
4-6 Eggs
½ Cup of Milk
1. Toast both sides of the Cinnamon Swirl bread on and electric griddle set for 350 degrees for a couple of minutes on each side or until starting to turn golden. After the bread is toasted allow to cool for a few mintues. Otherwise the bread gets too soggy.
egg dip for french toast
2. Take 2 eggs and crack them in a large flat bottom bowl and add ¼ cup milk. Scramble the eggs for the egg dip.
how to make french toast
3. Dip the bread in the egg mixture and let it soak a minute or two on each side of the bread. The egg should soak into the bread. Keep dipping pieces until the egg mixture is gone. Once gone add another couple of eggs and the remaining milk until all bread is soaked and on the griddle.
french toast cooking on the griddle
4. Spray electric griddle with spray oil and lay the egg soaked bread on the electric griddle. Let fry for a couple of minutes. The egg will get brown around the edges of the toast. Flip and let the other side brown.
french toast topped with powdered sugar
5. Once complete serve with powdered sugar, apple butter, apple sauce or syrup.
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Last time I made Cinnamon Swirl French Toast I only used four eggs and a little milk. This costs me $1.00 for the bread and $0.44 for the eggs. So for the main part of the meal I spent $1.44 to feed a family of five for breakfast. Now that is being frugal. This meal includes protein, carbs and a fruit.
What is your favorite breakfast item to make for your family?

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  1. I use the cinnamon raisin bread for a French toast casserole. It's perfect! This looks super yummy! Thanks for sharing at Church Supper. Have a blessed week & come back soon. ~EMM

  2. Love cinnamon bread french toast! Thanks for linking up with me. BTW – Irish Soda Bread makes great french toast too.

  3. THIS is the ONLY way to make French Toast & it's how we make French toast too, but we use the Cinnabon swirl bread without the raisins. We've never toasted the bread before dipping in the egg, might try that to see what it does for the texture.

  4. That sounds delicious too! I like to toast it before, since this makes it less soggy. Let me know how it comes out when you toast it before.

  5. I love that bread. So good, and to make french toast out of it? Even better! Thanks for sharing on CST, it was great to meet you!

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