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The French Toast Waffle Is As Good As It Sounds

When French toast gets together with your waffle iron, it's a match made in breakfast heaven. You get all that custardy richness imprinted with dozens of crispy ridges holding in golden pools of butter and syrup.

French Toast Waffles

Photo by Vanessa Greaves

But besides looking pretty darn cute on your plate, French toast made in your waffle iron sidesteps one of the most annoying aspects of waffle-making: the batter overflow. With this French toast waffle method, there isn't any extra batter to seep out the sides. Less cleanup? Gotta love that.

Check out the recipe for French Toast Waffles.

Pro Tip: If your bread has a dense, chewy crust, the waffle iron will make it even tougher. It's best to just trim it off before dipping and cooking.

Top your French toast waffle with anything you'd normally put on your French toast or your waffle: butter, powdered sugar, maple syrup, butter, fruit, and whipped cream.

If you want to take it further -- and why not -- I'm thinking stuffed French toast would be crazy amazing in the waffle iron, too:

If you want to up your French toast game, here are tips and techniques to make the best French toast.

Now, how about some bacon to go with? Here's the easy way to make it, with minimal cleanup.

Happy brunching!

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About Vanessa Greaves

Good food, friends, and fun are always on the menu. Find me as foodelicious on Allrecipes and vanny.gee on Instagram (but only if you don't mind cat pics and cocktails).