French Toast


  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Low-fat milk
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon (or more if you love cinnamon)
  • 8 slices Whole wheat bread


1. Put eggs, milk, vanilla extract, and cinnamon into shallow medium bowl.
2. Beat lightly with a wire whisk or fork.
3. Spray frying pan with vegetable oil and heat on medium heat.
4. Dip each slice of bread into the egg mixture, soaking both sides of
5. Place onto the hot frying pan, and cook until golden brown on one side,
then flip it over and cook the other side until it is also golden brown.


Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 3
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 248.6
Total Fat 5.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g
Cholesterol 71.5 mg
Sodium 464.4 mg
Potassium 72.8 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35.6 g
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g
Sugars 7.8 g
Protein 9.3 g
Vitamin A 3.1 %
Vitamin B-12 0.0 %
Vitamin B-6 2.6 %
Vitamin C 0.3 %
Vitamin D 0.0 %
Vitamin E 1.1 %
Calcium 18.7 %
Copper 7.9 %
Folate 16.7 %
Iron 12.7 %
Magnesium 3.7 %
Manganese 15.3 %
Niacin 13.3 %
Pantothenic Acid 1.2 %
Phosphorus 6.0 %
Riboflavin 12.2 %
Selenium 14.8 %
Thiamin 18.3 %
Zinc 3.0 %

Calories per Ingredient

Here are the foods from our food nutrition database that were used for the nutrition calculations of this recipe.

Calories per serving of French Toast – 4 half slices (2 pieces of bread)

159 calories of White Bread, (2 slice, large)

45 calories of Milk, 2%, with added nonfat milk solids, without added vit A, (0.33 cup)

26 calories of egg – 1 extra arge, (0.33 serving)

25 calories of Vanilla Extract, (0.67 tbsp)


Is French toast healthy for you?
However, French toast has this stigma around it that it has to be loaded with calories, and that’s just simply not true. In fact, it’s quite easy to make low fat, high protein, high fiber french toast with only a few smart ingredient substitutions. 
Which is healthier french toast or pancakes?
Go for the pancakes, at least if you’re eating in a restaurant. A USDA survey showed that chain-restaurant pancakes were significantly lower in calories than French toast from the same restaurants.
What’s the difference between eggy bread and French toast?
French toast (or as we called it growing up, ‘eggy bread’) is soft bread, soaked in beaten egg and fried in lots of butter. … French toast is usually eaten for breakfast, but it’s too good to limit it to just one time of day.
What do they call French toast in France?
pain perdu
They call it French toast; in France it’s called pain perdu–“lost bread.” Whatever the name, there are few ways to use up stale bread that are as delicious.
Where French toast is from?
ancient Rome
Experts agree that French toast dates back to ancient Rome. A similar recipe can be found in the book of Apicius from the 5th century BC. The Romans dipped slices of bread in milk (and sometimes eggs) before frying them, and called it “Pan Dulcis.
Do they eat french toast in France?

French toast is NOT French. French toast or “eggy toast” for some British people is not French, so if you’re craving this in France, don’t ask for a ‘French toast’, ask for a “pain perdu”, or you can make them yourself.

What are some fun facts about French toast?

French Toast Fun Facts: French toast was created by medieval European cooks who needed to use every bit of food they could find to feed their families. They knew day-old bread could be revived when moistened and heated. They also added eggs for additional moisture and protein.

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