Crunchy French Toast | Life, Love, and Good Food
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Crunchy French Toast

Served with maple syrup, Crunchy French Toast is stuffed with a pocket of cheddar cheese and coated with a mixture of crushed corn flakes and pecans.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword cheddar cheese, corn flakes, french toast, pecans
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 503kcal


  • 4 slices French Bread one-inch slices
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups corn flakes crushed
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray baking sheet with cooking spray. With a sharp knife, slice each piece of bread to make a pocket and stuff with 1/4 cup of cheese.
  • In a shallow dish, whip together eggs, milk, and vanilla. In another shallow dish, combine corn flakes and pecans.
  • Dip bread slices into egg mixture and then roll in cornflake mixture. Place on baking sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until toasted to a light golden brown. Serve with maple syrup.


This recipe originated at the Von Bryan Inn, a bed and breakfast that once operated on the top of the mountain in Walland, Tennessee.
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Calories: 503kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 666mg | Potassium: 270mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 293mg | Iron: 7.5mg