‘Cereal’ously Delicious Cap’n Crunch French Toast

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Say hello to Cap’n Crunch French Toast, where crispy cereal-coated slices of bread meet fluffy, eggy goodness! It’s a ‘cereal’ously delicious way to start your day.

This easy breakfast recipe is part nostalgia, part indulgence where your favorite childhood cereal meets your go-to brunch classic.

Cap'n Crunch French Toast Recipe

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Cap’n Crunch French Toast Recipe

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 8 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients

6 slices of bread (we recommend brioche, challah or Texas toast)
3 eggs
2 cups of Cap’n Crunch Cereal
1 cup heavy cream
4 tbsp butter
2 tbsp granulated sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract or paste
1 tsp cinnamon

PRO TIP: Try real vanilla paste to amplify the flavor in your recipe!

Cap'n Crunch French Toast Recipe Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. Place the Cap’n Crunch Cereal in a Ziploc bag and crush it with a rolling pin.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine eggs, heavy cream, vanilla, sugar, and cinnamon. Whisk until thoroughly mixed.
  3. Set up two bowls, one for the egg mixture and the other for the crushed cereal.
  4. Take a slice of bread, dip it in the egg mixture until soaked, then coat it liberally on all sides with crushed cereal. Repeat for all slices.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a large pan.
  6. Cook French toast slices in the pan for about 6-8 minutes, ensuring each side is crispy. Flip halfway through.
  7. Serve and enjoy with syrup, ice cream, whipped cream, berries or more cereal on top!
Cap'n Crunch French Toast Recipe Steps

Tips For The Best Captain Crunch French Toast

Cereal Consistency: When crushing the Cap’n Crunch cereal, aim for a consistency that’s not too fine or too coarse. You want it to coat the French toast evenly without overpowering the dish.

Soaking The Bread: When dipping the bread slices in the egg mixture, ensure they’re thoroughly coated but not soaked but not soggy. This balance ensures a crispy exterior and a fluffy interior.

Preheat Your Pan: Before adding the French toast slices, make sure your pan is properly preheated. This helps to achieve that satisfying crunch on the outside while ensuring the toast cooks evenly.

Use Real Butter: If possible, use real salted butter when frying the French toast for an unbeatable rich and nutty flavor.

Flip Carefully: When it’s time to flip use a spatula to gently, but quickly turn the slices to avoid losing the cereal coating.

Don’t Crowd The Pan: Cook the French toast in batches rather than crowding the frying pan. This allows each slice to cook evenly.

Keep Warm: To keep the first batches warm while you finish cooking, place them on a baking sheet in a low oven (around 200°F) until you’re ready to serve.

Get Creative with Toppings: While maple syrup is a classic choice, it’s fun to get creative with toppings. Fresh berries, whipped cream, Nutella, or even a dollop of yogurt can take your Cap’n Crunch French Toast to the next level.

Cap'n Crunch French Toast Recipe Pin
Yield: 6 servings

Cap'n Crunch French Toast

Cap'n Crunch French Toast Recipe

Learn how to make irresistibly crunchy and delicious Cap’n Crunch French Toast – it's a 'cereal'ously delicious way to start your day!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 slices of bread
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups of Cap’n Crunch Cereal
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or paste
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Place the Cap’n Crunch Cereal in a Ziploc bag and crush it with a rolling pin.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine eggs, heavy cream, vanilla, sugar, and cinnamon. Whisk until thoroughly mixed.
  3. Set up two bowls, one for the egg mixture and the other for the crushed cereal.
  4. Take a slice of bread, dip it in the egg mixture until soaked, then coat it liberally on all sides with crushed cereal. Repeat for all slices.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a large pan.
  6. Cook French toast slices in the pan for about 6-8 minutes, ensuring each side is crispy. Flip halfway through.
  7. Serve and enjoy with syrup, ice cream, whipped cream, berries or more cereal on top!

Notes

For bread, we recommend brioche, challah or Texas toast.

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