This post will show you how to make Peanut Butter French Toast. And it’s easier than you think! Peanut butter is awesome, but French toast is even better. For this reason I combined the best of both worlds to make peanut butter French toast and oh boy it was awesome. Try this peanut butter french toast recipe out with the kids!
Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast
Welcome to your new favorite breakfast. Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast
Keywordfrench toast, peanut butter stuffed french toast
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 eggs
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 12 thick slices bread such as Texas toast
- 12 tbsp creamy or crunchy peanut butter
- maple syrup optional
- powdered sugar optional
- Heat a griddle or frying pan over medium heat.
- Whisk flour and milk together in a medium bowl until smooth.
- Whisk in eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Pour into a shallow pan or bowl that is wide enough for your bread.
- Lightly oil or butter the hot griddle.
- Dip bread slices in egg mixture letting sit for a 15-30 seconds until mixture is absorbed.
- Carefully transfer to griddle, letting excess egg mixture drip off.
- Cook bread on each side until golden brown.
- Spread a tablespoon of peanut butter on each slice of bread. Serve as single slices or as a sandwich.
- Drizzle with maple syrup and dust with powdered sugar if desired.
Calories: 568kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 722mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 224IU | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 13mg
Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast
Peanut Butter Stuffed French Toast is stuffed with a salty, creamy, sweet peanut butter and cream cheese mixture that gives this French toast so much amazing flavor.
PREP: 15 mins
COOK: 8 mins
- ▢4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- ▢1/2 cup peanut butter
- ▢1/2 cup powdered sugar
- ▢1 1/2 tablespoons heavy cream
- ▢1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- ▢4 large eggs
- ▢1 cup milk
- ▢2 tablespoons maple syrup
- ▢2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ▢1/4 teaspoon salt
- ▢8 slices thick white bread, preferably stale
- ▢4 tablespoons butter
- Beat cream cheese and peanut butter with an electric mixer until blended.
- Add powdered sugar, heavy cream, and cinnamon and beat until smooth.
- In a shallow dish, whisk eggs, milk, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt.
- Spread half the pieces with the peanut butter mixture and place the remaining 4 pieces on top to form 4 sandwiches.
- Place a large skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
- Dip each side of each sandwich in egg mixture. Just coat the outside of the bread in egg mixture. Do not completely submerge it. You really don’t want the egg mixture to get in the middle .
- For each one, place 1 tablespoon of butter in skillet. Once melted, add French toast and cook 2 to 4 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
- Serve with banana slices and maple syrup.
Wow Dad (and the whole family) on Father’s Day with a playful take on a peanut butter and jelly sandwich that’s sure to become a family favorite. This easy-to-make French toast breakfast lets the kids take all the credit.
- 1 pound strawberries, hulled and sliced
- 5 tablespoons granulated sugar, divided
- 4 large eggs
- 1/4 cup whole milk
- 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup natural peanut butter
- 8 slices white bread
- 1 to 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- Confectioners’ sugar
- Step 1Toss strawberries with 3 tablespoons granulated sugar. Whisk together eggs, remaining 2 tablespoons granulated sugar, milk, and vanilla. Spread peanut butter on 4 slices bread and top with remaining slices.
- Step 2In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high. Dip both sides of sandwiches in egg mixture and add to skillet (if necessary, work in batches, adding more butter and reducing heat to medium after first batch). Cook until undersides are golden, 2 minutes, then flip and cook 2 minutes. To serve, dust sandwiches with confectioners’ sugar and top with strawberries.
Small Jobs for Little Hands
- You slice the strawberries; they mix in the sugar.
- Teach kids how to crack eggs, then watch them whisk in the sugar, milk, and vanilla.
- A butter knife is safe for young chefs and great for spreading peanut butter.
Any creamy, smooth nut butter will work in this recipe — give almond or cashew butter a try. You can also swap the strawberries for your family’s favorite berry.
Peanut Butter Crunch French Toast
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
- Sixteen 1/2-inch-thick slices brioche
- 4 large eggs, beaten
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- 4 cups cornflakes, finely crushed
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting
- 4 cups mixed berries
- Maple syrup, for serving
- Preheat the oven to 250°. Line a large baking sheet with wax paper. Spread 1 tablespoon of the peanut butter on each of 8 slices of brioche and cover with the remaining 8 slices, making sandwiches.
- In a pie plate, beat the eggs with the cream and vanilla. In another pie plate, spread the crushed cornflakes. Lightly soak the sandwiches in the egg mixture, then dredge in the cornflakes, pressing to help them adhere. Transfer the sandwiches to the baking sheet.
- Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter in a very large skillet. Add 4 of the sandwiches and cook over moderate heat until golden and crisp on the bottom, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer the half-cooked sandwiches to the baking sheet. Add another tablespoon of the butter to the skillet, flip the sandwiches back into the skillet and cook until golden and crisp on the bottom, about 2 minutes longer. Transfer to the baking sheet and keep warm in the oven. Wipe out the skillet and cook the remaining sandwiches. Transfer the French toast to plates and dust with confectioners’ sugar. Top with the berries and drizzle with maple syrup.
Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast Recipe
Looking for a fun and creative way to enjoy your favorite PB&J sandwich? Look no further than this delicious peanut butter and jelly French toast idea! This simple-to-make dish is perfect for weekend mornings, brunch, or special occasions, and it’s sure to please young and old alike. With all the right flavors and the feel of your two favorite comfort food recipes, you are going to want to make this recipe every week.
Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast Recipe
A delicious and easy way to enjoy your favorite childhood sandwich for breakfast this unique French toast recipe is tons of fun to make and eat.
Using thick slices of bread coated in peanut butter and jelly, then dipped in a mixture of eggs, milk, and vanilla extract, and pan-fried until golden brown, it’s incredible. This dish is perfect for a special breakfast or brunch. Don’t forget dinner; this is a great dinner idea when you are short on time but want to feel like you made something special.
French toast is always a hit, and if you like this you might also like something unique like this stuffed strawberry stuffed French toast recipe too! So tasty!
- 1 egg
- ¼ cup heavy cream
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 4 slices bread
- ¼ cup peanut butter
- ¼ cup jelly
- 2 tablespoons butter
For serving: maple syrup, powdered sugar, honey, fresh fruit, fruit syrups
How to Make PB& J French Toast
In a shallow bowl, whisk together the egg, heavy cream, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
On two slices of bread, spread peanut butter.
Then, spread jelly on the other two pieces of bread.
Place bread together into a sandwich.
In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
Dip the sandwiches into the egg mixture coating them well.
Then, place them onto the hot pan and cook for 2 to 3 minutes per side, until golden brown and crisp.
Remove from the pan and dust the French toast with powdered sugar before serving with syrup.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Bread is Best for French Toast?
Thick-cut bread is the best for making French toast because it holds up well in the egg mixture without falling apart when cooking. I recommend using a Texas Toast or Challah bread, but you can also use thick-sliced white sandwich bread. If you are looking to add some extra flavor to your French toast, try using special flavored bread, like cinnamon raisin bread, strawberry swirl, or Brioche bread.
What Should I Top This French Toast With?
When it comes to French toast, the sky is the limit. I always top my french toast with homemade raspberry or strawberry jam. Adding fresh fruit brings together the fruity flavors of the jelly with your toppings on this french toast. When I am looking for a basic and more traditional topping for this peanut butter and jelly french toast, Sometimes I add maple syrup, powdered sugar or whipped cream on top, too.
Can You Make PB&J French Toast in Advance?
Yes, you can make PB&J French toast in advance. It is a great way to have the french toast on hand whenever you want it, even if you do not have time to make it fresh each morning. Just cook it according to the instructions below, then let it cool and store it in an airtight container, wrapped in plastic or in a freezer bag, in the fridge for up to 24 hours. When you are ready to eat it, just heat it up in the microwave or in a pan on the stove.
Can I Freeze Homemade French Toast?
Yes! Once you prepare the French toast, just let it cool completely before you then wrap it in plastic wrap and store in a freezer bag or storage container. It is best when toasted in a skillet before serving.
What Should I Serve with French Toast?
French toast is one of those breakfast foods that can be served simply or as part of a larger breakfast. It’s easy to make it part of a brunch buffet with some of these sweet and savory brunch recipes or to serve alone.
- You can serve the french toast as is or with a side of fruit.
- Breakfast meats are always a good option. Bacon, sausage or ham are all good ideas to add to the the french toast. I especcially like making this oven baked bacon since it is easy and doesn’t make as big a mess.
- Eggs, like basic fried eggs or scrambled eggs are a good idea, or you can get more elaborate like omelettes.
- This Instant Pot yogurt or any of your favorite store-bought yogurst are a great addition with calcium and protein.
Depending upon when you serve this recipe, you may want to add more or less to the meal. It can even be a fun snack for after school for the kids. Adding in the peanut butter makes it a bit better or them with the added protein in the mix!