Unconventional French Toast Recipes for Your Weekend Brunch (Slideshow)

Inspired French toast that's perfect for weekend brunch

Bacon Egg and Cheese French Toast Recipe

Dan Myers

Quick: Name two perfect breakfast foods. Bacon, egg, and cheese sandwiches and French toast, you say? So do we. So why not combine the two? 

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French Toast with Toasted Walnut, Orange, and Cranberry Recipe

For a sweet morning treat use fruits in your French toast. 

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French Toast Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches

This recipe does breakfast right, pairing a beloved staple — French toast — with the delicious combination of peanut butter and jelly.

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Panettone French Toast

The flavor profile found in a panettone cake bread is that of orange, lemon, and raisins... with a whole lot of sweetness! This lent itself well to our creation of Panettone French Toast

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Dulce de Leche French Toast

The perfect entrée for a "beerunch," says Chris Wade, executive chef at Public House. "The French toast works well with an amber-style lager such as the Vienna Lager we served at Beerunch. Mill Valley Beerworks Westfalia, Sierra Nevada Vienna Lager, or Sam Adams Boston Lager work well."

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Gingerbread French Toast

Here's a wonderful breakfast dish. The spices add that little something you never knew was missing from French toast. Don't want to wait until morning? Have some as a dessert! 

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Cornmeal-Crusted French Toast Recipe

For this French toast recipe, we added the buttermilk to the milk-egg mixture and the cornmeal as a coating all in a nod to the sorghum’s Southern derivation. Naturally, you can replace the sorghum with regular maple syrup