Maple French Toast recipe

We are very lucky to have a ton of maple trees on our property. Our neighbor sugars them for us for free in exchange for a portion of the syrup.  We always end up with at least eight jars of maple syrup each year and since we wouldn’t sugar them ourselves, it’s a great arrangement.  Since we also have ducks and chickens that keep us in eggs, French Toast is something we eat a lot of.  Adding maple syrup to the French toast makes it even better!  I found this recipe in the Dishing Up Maine cookbook.


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Maple French Toast recipe
Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 4
  • ¾ cups whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 tbsp pure maple syrup, more for serving
  • pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 slices good quality bread
  1. Whisk together milk, eggs, maple syrup and cinnamon in a shallow dish.
  2. Melt 1½ tbsp of the butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium to medium high heat. Dip 2 slices of bread into the egg mixture, letting excess drip off, and place in the pan. Cook until the undersides are crusty, golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Turn and cook until the bottom sides are firm and flecked with brown, about 2 minutes. Repeat with the remaining butter, bread, and egg mixture.
  3. Serve hot with butter and maple syrup


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  1. Ellen,
    this looks delicious!  I’ve never added syrup to the milk/egg mixture, but you can bet I will the next time I make French Toast.  Thanks for posting the recipe!

  2. We make french toast quite often as the kiddos love it, but we don’t have syrup straight from those trees!!!
    I’m waiting for you to deliver my bottle now 🙂

  3. Wow, all these yummy recipes!
    Whirlwind of Surprises

  4. hmmm maybe we will have this tomorrow for breakfast!

  5. I LOVE French Toast…this looks yummy and super easy

  6. Amy Orvin says:

    I absolutely love breakfast. I love this recipe. I want to thank you for sharing it. I will give this a try.

  7. YUM! I love maple flavor…one of my very favorite flavors!

  8. Sandra davis says:

    sounds great

  9. Mix some maple in anything and it tastes right! 

  10. This is our go to breakfast for dinner meal. I love French Toast and so do my kids. Sometimes I will coat theirs with crushed graham crackers.

  11. Sherry Lebow says:

    This looks really good

  12. I love love love french toast will be trying this recipe soon 🙂

  13. French toast has always been a favorite breakfast food for me. I only use REAL maple syrup! Thanks for a yummy recipes: I’ve never tried adding maple syrup to the recipe before!

  14. Charlotte Raynor says:

    That french toast sounds and looks delicious! Thank you so much for sharing this yummy recipe. 🙂

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