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easy whole grain french toast // cait's plate

4-ingredient whole grain french toast

  • Author: Cait
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 6 slices french toast 1x
  • Category: breakfast


  • 6 slices of whole wheat bread (stale or day old is best)
  • 3 eggs
  • Splash of milk
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Butter (for greasing the pan)
  • Optional toppings: nut butter, yogurt, syrup, fruit


  • Preheat a griddle of place a non-stick pan over medium or medium-low heat.
  • In a large, shallow bowl (or plate with high edges), combine eggs, splash of milk and cinnamon. Whisk together until fully combined.
  • Grease the griddle or pan with butter
  • One at a time, dip both sides of the bread slice into the egg/milk/cinnamon mixture and transfer to the preheated griddle or pan.  Cook for 1-2 minutes each side or until just brown and crisp.
  • Allow to cool 1-2 minutes before serving then top with toppings of choice and enjoy!


  • This will keep up to 4 days in the fridge in an airtight container.
  • You can also freeze up to 2 months in an airtight container. When ready to serve, simple defrost in the microwave (or leave out in a ziploc bag on the counter overnight).
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