Recipe by DONTOM
"I first ate this French toast in a coffee shop in Galveston, Texas. After I'd tried it I couldn't wait to come up with my own version. It's great for a late brunch; especially when topped with syrup, fresh strawberries and whipped cream"
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
vegetable oil for deep-frying
6 thick slices
Definitely the best french toast I have ever eaten. I made fresh cinnamon/brown sugar bread and sliced it thick. It turned out great.
Don't be tempted to not use the corn flakes! They add a lot to the recipe.
O.k., this was WAAAAY too messy, way too greasy and waaaay to sweet. I would suggest using unsweetened cornflakes, as the recipe already has sugar in it. When you add the syrup...sugar overload! I can't imagine, as sweet as this recipe is, adding whipping cream on top of the syrup!
Awesome recipe !
I used Challah bread and Raisin Bran Crunch (minus the raisins) and it came out great. The children loved it and they didn't even want syrup until I offered it to them (silly me) The outside was crisp and the inside moist. Loved it!
I have used several recipes from this website, but this one is the best!!!! Easy and really good to look at. My whole family went nuts over it and I have made copies for family and friends. Great to serve company, too! Defenitely a 5 star!!
I have been making this same recipe for years and love it. I don't measure, just add a little of this and that. Thanks for submitting it, Donald.
I made this recipe for my daughter and myself, and we did not like it at all.
This is the best french toast I have ever had! I did make an adjustment though. All I had was frosted flakes, so I just didn't add any sugar to the egg mixture. It wasn't too overly sweet, just right. Also, (using normal white bread) I cut the slices in half on a diagonal before putting it in the egg mixture. That way it was easier to take in and out of the hot oil. It makes it look a lot nicer too. Oh..and I ate two piece's but it only works out to be one piece of bread, so it wont be as harsh on the waist line! I hated french toast til I found this recipe!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Crispy French Toast
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 296
Rated, reviewed, and ready to satisfy your sweet cravings.
Essential eats, sips, and tips for your next gathering.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $5!
Chef John reveals the three tricks to making perfect French toast.
See how to make wonderfully light and fluffy French toast.
See how to make crave-worthy French toast with a sweet caramel sauce.