Crunchy French Toast

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Crunchy French Toast

Your new favorite french toast recipe! Crunchy french toast with that addictive extra crunch your entire family will love. This will definitely be a repeated recipe in your household.

10 minPrep Time

10 minTotal Time


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  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 8 cups cornflakes, crushed
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 12 slices Texas toast, sliced diagonally into triangles
  • Syrup, whipped cream, and fruit, for serving
  • "!Vanilla Bean Glaze"
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  2. Mix confectioners' sugar, water and vanilla in medium bowl until smooth.
  3. If necessary, stir in 1 to 3 additional teaspoons water until glaze is of desired consistency.
  4. In a large shallow bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, sugar, cinnamon, salt, and vanilla until well blended.
  5. Slowly whisk in baking powder until smooth.
  6. Add cornflakes to a second shallow bowl and place next to the batter.
  7. Heat 1 inch oil in a heavy skillet to 325 degrees.
  8. Working with 1 or 2 bread slices at a time, dip bread in batter and allow any excess to drip off and back in to the bowl.
  9. Roll generously in cornflake crumbs. Immediately fry in oil until golden brown, about 1 minute per side.
  10. Drain on paper towels/ wire rack and transfer to a baking sheet in oven to keep warm.
  11. Repeat with remaining bread slices.
  12. Top with powdered sugar and serve warm with maple syrup, and whipped cream

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