Easy French Toast Bites Recipe

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By Barbara Hodge • Last Updated: October 16, 2023
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Easy French Toast Bites Recipe

It’s hard to go past these delicious French toast bites dipped in maple syrup. Crispy on the outside, fluffy inside, you’ll love this cute French toast made fresh for breakfast, snacks or parties. Watch them disappear!

French Toast Bites

Who doesn’t like to find something new and delicious when friends and family visit for brunch, lunch or afternoon tea? These French toast bites are the perfect option! They are so easy to make and just never disappoint!

I just love French toast and am always looking for new French toast variations to make at home. My fluffy French toast idea came when I was in Tokyo, and French toast sticks are one of my favourites from my childhood.

And if you like French toast, you’ll love this fun french toast recipe. What could be cuter and more fun that mini french toast? And there are so many options for customizing to your own taste and creativity!

This French toast bite recipe is so quick and easy to make. No complications, and minimal mess. And these french toast cubes will disappear off the kitchen table before you know it!

Bring joy into your life and share it with your loved ones! Read on!

French Toast Bites dipped into maple syrup
Credit: Instagram @mandyeatsny

Why You Will Love These Mini French Toast Bites

Firstly, they’re easy to make with just a few tips for the perfect French Toast Bite. The main thing for all French toast is that it doesn’t turn out soggy.

The good thing is that these French toast cubes don’t need any complicated techniques. There really isn’t much that can go wrong! As they’re small, the egg mix is quickly absorbed into bread So there’s no need to soak it for very long, so less risk of sogginess.

Making variations

I coated the French toast with cinnamon and sugar, and made cinnamon french toast bites. Cinnamon and sugar combination does work well for this recipe. These ingredients are anyone’s kitchen staples, and so I think you have them too.

They’re also really easy to make variations. I coated the French toast with cinnamon and sugar, to make cinnamon french toast bites. Cinnamon and sugar combination is perfect for these bite size French toast delights. And you’re probably already got them both in your pantry!

Once you’ve made these bite-size French toast delights, why not try them with:

  • grated coconuts
  • honey
  • cocoa powder

You can also top on:

  • sliced bananas
  • strawberries
  • blueberries
  • raspberries

I cut some fruit and made mini skewers with cubed French toast – delicious!

For a savory option, replace sugar and cinnamon to one tablespoon of grated parmesan cheese and cook on a frying pan.

There’s unlimited options for variations. Let me know how yours’ go in the comment section below!

Ingredients for This French Toast Bites Recipe

ingredients for French Toast Bites
Credit: Instagram @brownstonescoffee

All the ingredients for this recipe are basic kitchen staples:

  • breads
  • sugar
  • milk
  • eggs
  • salt
  • olive oil
  • maple syrup (for dipping)

How to Make French Toast Bites

Making this bite-size French toast recipe is straight forward. Cut your favourite bread into cubes and soak in the egg mix. Cook them on a frying pan. Then transfer them into the sugar mix. That’s basically it!

The only thing to pay attention to is which bread you are going to use.

The best bread for these French toast bites

I’ve tried this recipe with lots of different bread to get the perfect bite size French toast. My favourite is leftover sourdough, rye or whole-grain bread. But most bread works but try to avoid super soft bread as it absorbs to much egg mix and becomes soggy.

The best is leftover and slightly stale bread!

Of course, you can try your favourite gluten-free bread!

Which sugar to use for this recipe?

Any type of sugar is fine. I used beet sugar. Granulated cane sugar works well too.

Once you coated each side of the cooked bread cubes with the sugar mix, transfer them onto a plate and serve them immediately! That’s it! Enjoy!

French Toast Recipes

Easy French Toast Bites Recipe

French Toast Bites Recipe

Barbara Hodge
It’s hard to go past these delicious French toast bites dipped in maple syrup. Crispy on the outside, fluffy inside, you’ll love these cute French toast made fresh for breakfast, snacks or parties. Watch them disappear!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Vegetarian
Servings 4 people


  • 4 slightly stale thick bread slices
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk (I used almond milk)
  • sea salt (pinch)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 teaspoons white sugar (I used beet sugar)
  • 2 teaspoons butter (or olive oil)
  • maple syrup (for dipping)



  • Remove the bread crust. Cut each bread slice into nine pieces. Set aside.
  • Mix up eggs, milk and salt with a whisk or a folk in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon in a bowl.


  • Soak the half of bread cubes into the egg mix. Make sure each side have the mix. Set aside.
  • Heat up the frying pan with the medium heat. Then add one tablespoon of butter. Avoid to be burnt or browned it.
  • Place the bread cubes onto the frying pan. Once one side is cooked, change another side with a spatula. Cook all the sides. It takes about three minutes in total.
  • As soon as the bread cubes are cooked, transfer them onto the sugar mix. Coat each side with the mix.
  • Repeat the same with the half of the remaining bread cubes.
    Place sugar coated bread cubes onto a plate and serve immediately!