Eggnog French Toast


This eggnog French toast recipe is one you'll want to use year-round, but since it uses eggnog, it makes it an extra special holiday treat that my family requests weekly! Serve warm with powdered sugar and syrup if you like. The French toast goes well with scrambled eggs, too.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins

Rise and shine! This eggnog French toast is a fun and festive way to make the most of the holiday season.

close up view of Eggnog French Toast with syrup on a white plate

Eggnog French Toast Ingredients

These are the ingredients you'll need to make this decadent eggnog French toast recipe:

· Eggnog: This recipe will work best with store-bought eggnog. You can also use homemade eggnog, if you like.
· Eggs: Eggs add richness and flavor. Plus, they help bind the ingredients together.
· Spices: This eggnog French toast is spiced with cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice.
· Bread: Choose a sturdy loaf that can stand up to soaking, such as French bread.

Learn more: The 5 Best Types of Bread for French Toast

How to Make Eggnog French Toast

It's quite easy to make this eggnog French toast. You'll find the full, step-by-step recipe below — but here's a brief overview of what you can expect:

1. Mix the first four ingredients together in a bowl.
2. Dip each slice of bread in the eggnog mixture.
3. Cook each piece of bread on a skillet until golden on both sides.

How to Serve Eggnog French Toast

This eggnog French toast is delicious enough to enjoy as-is. You can also drizzle it with maple syrup or dust it with cinnamon, nutmeg, and/or powdered sugar. Homemade whipped cream is always a great choice, while sugared cranberries add a festive touch.

Allrecipes Community Tips and Praise

"This was awesome," raves Lumbee Diva. "I made my own pumpkin pie spice and made an eggnog glaze, then topped it with syrup and topped it with whipped cream! It was amazing!"

"Made this after Christmas with leftover eggnog," says kleehess. "It's a great way to use up the eggnog and the whole family loved it."

"Instead of pumpkin pie spice, I just bought pumpkin spice eggnog," according to wilco. "I used whole grain white bread rather than French. My family loved this! It's a nice change of pace and perfect for the holidays."

Editorial contributions by Corey Williams


  • 1 ½ cups eggnog

  • 2 eggs, beaten slightly

  • 1 ½ tablespoons ground cinnamon, or to taste

  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

  • 12 slices French bread


  1. Whisk eggnog, eggs, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice together in a mixing bowl until well blended; pour into a shallow dish.

  2. Preheat an electric skillet to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Lightly grease the skillet.

  3. Dip one slice of bread at a time into eggnog mixture, being sure to coat each side of the bread thoroughly.

  4. Place prepared bread slices into the preheated skillet, and cook, turning once, until golden brown on each side. Place cooked bread slices on a serving plate and cover with foil to keep warm until all the slices are cooked. Serve immediately.

    close up view of Eggnog French Toast with syrup on a white plate


To make it even more flavorful, soak and refrigerate the bread overnight in a large baking dish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

158 Calories
7g Fat
19g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 158
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 155mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 19g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 117mg 9%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 156mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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