Salted Caramel French Toast

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French toast has been a favorite for well…centuries. The dish actually dates back to ancient Rome. One thing the ancient Romans didn’t have though is salted caramel. If you love the sweet and salty combo, you are going to LOVE this Salted Caramel French Toast.

stack of Salted Caramel French Toast in a plate.

Where did French toast originate?

As mentioned above, experts believe that French toast dates back to ancient Rome. Of course, the Romans called it something else: Pan Dulcis. When you consider the simplicity of the recipe, it’s really not hard to believe that it’s existed for so long.

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Is French toast a good use for stale bread?

Yes! In fact, stale bread works better for French toast. This is because the bread is better able to soak up the egg mixture. That doesn’t mean you have to use stale bread, but you do need to keep in mind that higher moisture content bread is not going to be the best for French toast.

Salted Caramel French Toast topped with bananas, nuts, and caramel.

What pairs well with French toast?

Bacon! Sausage! Any salty breakfast meat is great paired with French toast. It’s such a great combination of flavors. You could also add eggs or fruit.

Ingredients to make Salted Caramel French Toast.

What are the ingredients to make Salted Caramel French Toast?

To make this Salted Caramel French Toast recipe you are going to need the following ingredients:

  • Bread slices
  • Eggs
  • Sugar
  • Salted caramel
  • Whole milk
  • Butter

How to make Salted Caramel French Toast

Now that you have gathered your ingredients, make Salted Caramel French Toast. All you have to do is follow the steps below:

collage on of ingredients being pour into a mixing bowl.

In a bowl whisk together the sugar and eggs. Add the salted caramel and whisk until evenly incorporated. Get everything nice and mixed before adding the milk. This will ensure everything mixes better.

Pour in the milk and mix. You can do this ahead of time if you’re wanting to get up and make breakfast the next day.

Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat. Don’t get the heat too high or you will burn your French toast and have raw egg in the middle.

Dip the bread into the egg mixture, making sure it coats both sides and it’s soaked. You can use a pair of tongs to fully submerge the bread so that it soaks up enough of the egg mixture.

two french toast cooking in a skillet

Transfer to the hot skillet and cook for 2 minutes per side or until golden brown. If you’re making a large batch, you can transfer it to a cookie sheet that is in a low-heat oven to keep warm.

Repeat the process with the rest of the bread and serve.

Your Salted Caramel French Toast is ready to serve!

side view photo of five french taosts plated.

Salted Caramel French Toast Recipe

Now that you know everything you need to know about making Salted Caramel French Toast it is time to print the recipe.

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Salted Caramel French Toast

Salted Caramel French Toast

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Who doesn't love French toast? It's the perfect combination of fluffy, eggy bread and sweet, rich syrup. But if you're looking to take your French toast game to the next level, you have to try this salted caramel version.

The salty-sweet combination is insanely delicious and will have you coming back for more. So, let's get started! Here's how to make the best-salted caramel French toast ever.

Ingredients

  • 6 Bread slices
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • ¼ Cup salted caramel
  • ¾ Cup whole milk
  • Butter for cooking

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, whisk together the sugar and eggs. Add the salted caramel and whisk until evenly incorporated.
  2. Pour in the milk and mix.
  3. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Dip the bread into the egg mixture, making sure it coats both sides and is soaked.
  5. Transfer to the hot skillet and cook for 2 minutes per side or until golden brown.
    Repeat the process with the rest of the bread and serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 530Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 303mgSodium: 718mgCarbohydrates: 69gFiber: 3gSugar: 28gProtein: 21g

These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.

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