Perfect Flattop Griddle French Toast

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cooked French toast

Homemade French Toast Recipe

If you have your Flattop griddle out for breakfast be sure you make some French toast too.  It’s super simple to make and is goes pretty easy due to the space on the flattop.  We took an entire loaf of Texas toast and made Flattop griddle French toast and froze the extra for easy meals in the morning. Especially during the week.

egg mixture in bowl with vanilla extract and cinnamon

Can I Make This Recipe without a Flattop Griddle?

Definitely, you can make this recipe on your stove with a flat pan.  If you have a flattop on your stove, you can make it there too.

scrambled egg mixture with cinnamon and half and half

Do I Need to Make an Entire Loaf for This Recipe?

No, you can reduce this recipe by half or quarter it, to make it work for your needs.

soak and dip bread in egg mix to make French toast griddle recipe

What Kind of Griddle Is Used For This Recipe?

We use a Char Grill Flat Top Griddle. You can also use your favorite griddle, a Blackstone griddle is also very popular as well. If you don’t want to cook outside, you can also use an electric griddle, those are great to use as well for bacon.

cook french toast on flat top grill on hot griddle surface

Can You Substitute Half and Half for Other Milk?

You can certainly adjust this to your taste. If you don’t use half and half, heavy cream, whole milk or 2%. It would not be as creamy. If you use milk alternatives, you can use those instead as well.

golden brown French toast sliced into 3 slices on baking sheet


amazing French toast from thick slices of Texas toast

How Long Do You Cook the French Toast?

Cooking French toast is based on personal preference. If you like it nice and brown, it will cook longer. You want the egg mixture to be cooked and not runny. If you notice it is browning faster than it is cooking on the inside, you may want to turn your heat down and allow it to cook slower. Cook longer on the first side, so you can get it warmed and cooked on the inside more.

cooked French toast
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Perfect Grilled French Toast from the Flattop

Make perfect Flattop Griddle French Toast for breakfast. Perfect amounts of cinnamon on top of Texas Toast. Serve with delicious maple syrup.
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Author: Regina Sober


  • 1 loaf Texas toast
  • 12 eggs eggs
  • 1/4 cup half and half (or milk/heavy cream)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon adjust to your taste


  • Mix the eggs, half and half and cinnamon together in a bowl.
  • Heat your griddle to 365-370F.
  • Dip the bread both sides and place onto the griddle.
  • Reduce heat slightly, you want to crisp the outside and allow the bread to soak in the mix.
  • Cook until browned on the first side and flip.
  • Cook the other side until browned to your liking.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • We cut the extra into 3 pieces and flash froze into freezer bags (dated and identified) so you can toast in the toaster oven or pan as many as you want).


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Make perfect Flattop Griddle French Toast for breakfast. Perfect amounts of cinnamon on top of Texas Toast. Serve with delicious maple syrup.

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