Crunchy French Toast

The weekends are for brunch! And this delicious crunchy french toast is perfect for it. Crispy on the outside, and sweet, fluffy cinnamon goodness on the inside. Served with fresh fruit, powdered sugar and whipped cream.

I can’t believe I waited so long to share this recipe with you all. I used to make this all the time in college. EVERY time I made it for my friends, they loved it. It’s a fun twist to the traditional French toast that we all know and love. Brioche bread dipped in a creamy, “cinamonny” egg batter, crusted with Frosted Flakes. I know, I know. Cinnamonny is not a word. Tryna paint a picture here. did you catch the vibe?

& Yes I said Frosted Flakes. An ode to my childhood. French Toast and Frosted Flakes. The collab you didn’t know you needed.

What you’ll need

Brioche bread– the best bread for French toast. soft, fluffy with a hint of sweetness. Be sure to use a thicker bread for this recipe.
Eggs– 2 eggs, scrambled.
Coffee Creamer- this is a game changer! Add your favorite coffee creamer to your egg batter.
Cinnamon– would it be French toast without cinnamon?
Frosted Flakes- Star of the show! Adds the perfect texture to the soft and delicious French toast.
Vanilla- vanilla extract to add flavor to the batter.
Butter & olive oil – cook the French toast low and slow until golden brown.

You can also try this recipe with Cinnamon Toast Crunch. We’ve made it a few times and it was pretty good.. Buttt something about the Frosted Flakes keeps pulling me back, telling me I need it in my life. Word to Chingy. haha. let me stop.


  • The key to the perfect French toast is cooking it LOW & SLOW in butter and olive oil. It takes a little longer, but I promise it’s worth it!
  • Crush the Frosted Flakes to get smaller pieces.
  • use fluffy bread! If you can’t get your hands on brioche bread, a thick slice of bread like Texas toast is also recommended.
  • Coffee creamer. Using coffee creamer adds the perfect amount of sweetness to the egg batter.

Looking for more brunch ideas?

Kolache Bombs
Ultimate Breakfast Tacos
Breakfast Fried Rice
Stuffed French Toast

If you try this recipe, please let me know your thoughts in the comments!

Crunchy French Toast

Crunchy French Toast. Fluffy brioche bread dipped in a creamy, cinnamon-vanilla egg batter, crusted with Frosted Flakes. Cooked LOW and SLOW until golden. Topped with powdered sugar and fresh strawberries. A breakfast the whole family will love!
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Servings 6


For Batter

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vanilla coffee creamer
  • 2 tbsp heavy cream or milk optional
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tbsp cinnamon

For French toast

  • Brioche Bread
  • 2 cups crushed Frosted Flakes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • fresh strawberries
  • powdered sugar
  • syrup


  • In a bowl, combine eggs, coffee creamer, milk, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon and whisk together.
  •  In a ziplock bag, crush up Frosted Flakes and put in a shallow dish.
  • Dip brioche bread into egg batter, then coat in the crushed Frosted Flakes
  • In a pan over medium low heat, add 1 tbsp of butter and 1 tbsp of olive oil. Once the butter begins to bubble, place French toast on both sides until golden brown (Low and slow is the key to perfect French toast.)
  • Top with powder sugar, fresh fruit and your fav syrup.


If the Frosted Flakes brown too quick, lower the temperature. 
Keyword Brunch, Easy Recipes, French Toast,

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