• Bill Reyes

Easy Sunday Morning French Toast & Oven Cooked Bacon...

Updated: Oct 19, 2019

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Easy French Toast Recipe

The Story –

I’ve always loved a good French toast breakfast when going out. I’ve even tried several different recipes at home because let’s face it, French toast isn’t all that complicated to make!

But you know how that goes… if you don’t follow the recipe exactly you end up with too much of this or too much of that and the taste is a little off; I can’t say anyone in my house but me would catch the subtle differences when I make it from scratch but it’s still something that bothers me but I’m not really a perfectionist either.

So I came up with an idea a few months ago and I’m not going to say that it’s an original one but I just can’t seem to remember hearing it from anyone so I’ll just claim it as my idea until someone calls me out on it.

This simple recipe calls for one main ingredient that will cut the prep time down to nothing and you’ll end up with a pretty good and tasty breakfast. Check it out, try it and let me know your thoughts. Oh, and by the way, I’m including my easy no mess method for making bacon too. Here you go:

What you will need:

  • 4 to 6 slices of Pepperidge Farm Thick Cut French Toast Bread

  • ½ TBS Cinnamon

  • 1 tsp Vanilla

  • 1 egg

  • 1 Cup Milk (2%, whole milk or buttermilk will work)


  • Whisk the cinnamon, vanilla, egg and milk until blended

  • Heat a pan or griddle with butter

  • Coat the French toast bread on both sides and place on hot griddle and repeat for the other slices

  • Once all slices are on the griddle lower flame to medium low

  • Check for doneness and then flip (it’s really your choice how browned you’d like it)

  • Once cooked, slice into triangles and top it with butter, powdered sugar and don’t forget to warm up your syrup.

That’s it!

I serve mine with a side of scrambled eggs with cheese and bacon.

Oven Cooked Bacon

You will need:

  • Bacon

  • Aluminum Foil

  • Large baking sheet WITH edges to keep the bacon grease in place


  • Heat oven to 425 degrees

  • Line a sheet with aluminum foil (this is critical for easy clean up)

  • Lay bacon on the baking sheet with edges

  • Place in the oven (the oven does not have to be at temperature)

  • Set timer for ten minutes

  • Once timer goes off, remove bacon and turn

  • Place back in the oven and set for another three to four minutes and check to be sure it’s not over cooking.

  • Once the timer goes off or once removed, place bacon on paper towels then blot grease and serve

Clean up is simple… once the baking sheets have cooled simply gather up the foil and discard. No scrubbing or scraping.

Thanks for reading and let me know your thoughts and any improvements on the recipe and bacon instructions.

About the Author

The above article "Easy Sunday Morning French Toast & Oven Cooked Bacon..." was written and provided by Bill Reyes; a local homegrown resident as well as a leader in Real Estate within the South Jersey Region.

Bill can be reached via email at wmreyesrealtor@gmail.com or by phone or text at 856-498-6444.

Bill has helped many first time homebuyers and sellers in the Vineland, Millville, Bridgeton and surrounding Townships like Hopewell Twp., Upper Deerfield Twp., Lawrence Twp., Fairfield Twp. and other areas with their purchase and sale of their homes since 1998.

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