How could you resist a plate of scrumptious french breakfast?
In the same way that you’re enamored with Italian omelets, French breakfasts are just as divine.
From classic crepes to more creative creations, these French breakfast recipes will give your morning meal a whole new spin.
France is known for its cuisine, but did you know that their breakfasts are just as amazing?
These dishes are filled with sweet and savory ingredients, ensuring that they’re bursting with flavor.
If you love your eggs scrambled, then check out these delectable French breakfast recipes.
You’ll love them as much as I do!
1. Oeufs En Cocotte
In this recipe, the eggshells are made of butter, which is why they taste so good.
The yolk is mixed with a little flour and seasoned with salt and pepper.
This dish can be served as an appetizer or main course.
It’s also great for parties because it requires minimal prep time.
2. French-style Scrambled Eggs
It’s the perfect morning meal.
It’s fluffy, sweet, and full of flavor!
You can also add whatever else you like to these eggs for a complete meal.
Just be sure to scramble them extra hard so they get all the flavor.
And remember that your egg whites should be stiff enough to stop from curling up.
3. Croque Madame
Croque madame is essentially a French omelet with ham and cheese.
This version takes the same basic ingredients, but adds more sauce and cream cheese.
In fact, it’s so thick that you’ll need to cut the circle of toast in half before adding it to your omelet.
Since this dish is such a big hit, try making it even bigger! That way, everyone can get their own piece.
4. French Crepe
Think of this French crepe as a light and fluffy pancake.
It’s made with egg replacer and is just as fluffly, but without the flour.
They’re tender, soft, and bursting with flavors that will make your tastebuds dance.
Serve them for breakfast or brunch (or as a dessert) with honey, vanilla ice cream, or fresh fruit.
5. Classic French Omelette
This classic French omelette is basically a thin pancake made of eggs, milk, and breadcrumbs.
It’s brushed with butter or oil to ensure it’s crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.
Spoon in your favorite veggies before baking for an easy breakfast.
The best part is that this recipe can be customized using whatever ingredients you have on hand!
6. Savory Parmesan French Toast With Hollandaise Sauce
This dish is a super simple way to start the day.
It’s just as good for breakfast as it is dessert, and that’s saying something!
It takes minutes to pull together, and it has all the flavor of the best Italian bread.
The sauce is slightly sweet and filling with a little buttery richness, making it perfect for brunch or dinner.
7. French Breakfast Bread
Bread is such a delicious breakfast food.
It’s not just for starters anymore.
This French breakfast bread is a great way to kick off your day with something hearty and tasty.
It has all the things you love in a good French toast – fluffy, warm, and sweet.
Plus, it’s made with whole grain!
If you want to make it even better, try topping it with butter or jam.
8. French Breakfast Puffs
Not only are these little pastries tiny, but they’re also loaded with goodness.
The filling of creme fraiche and powdered sugar is simple, but the resulting treat has a rich and distinct flavor.
If you love creme fraiche, you’ll love these French breakfast puffs.
They may not be as luscious as traditional French pastries, but that doesn’t make them any less delicious.
And if you want to give them a twist, try topping them with chocolate chips or chopped nuts for added texture.
9. French Toast With Caramelized Bananas
If you’re going to try and make French toast, this is the recipe to go with.
You’ll do it on the stovetop in only a few short minutes.
It uses ripe bananas making the perfect banana bread substitute.
The bananas also add a lovely tropical flavor that complements the warm French toast perfectly.
The caramelized bananas are then topped with fresh whipped cream for some extra decadence.
This could be made any time of day as long as your oven is warm!
10. French Toast Roll Ups
While breakfast rolls are great, I think this twist on them is a little more interesting.
You’ll start by making basic French toast.
Then you’ll top it with cinnamon sugar and chocolate chips.
The caramelized sugar adds a touch of sweetness that pairs nicely with the creamy filling.
These rolls make for a perfect snack or dessert.
11. Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast
This recipe is a fantastic way to start your morning.
Stuffed French toast tastes like the best French toast you’ve ever had.
It’s rich, creamy, and buttery.
The cake part of this dish is made using applesauce which gives the bread a lovely moisture-making quality.
The eggs add a bit of lift for added flavor.
You can use any type of fruit in this recipe – strawberries or blueberries are preferred by the kids.
12. Blackberry Clafoutis
Let’s be honest, clafoutis is a classic French dessert that everyone loves.
But did you know you can turn it into a blackberry version with the same flavors and texture?
This blackberry clafoutis recipe takes your favorite treat and makes it exponentially better!
It’s creamy, sweet, and packed with berries for an insanely stellar dessert.
The best part?
The ingredients list is super simple.
If you want to make this recipe, follow the instructions at the bottom of this post.
13. Creme Brûlée French Toast With Salted Caramel
Brûlée French toast is a type of French toast that comes with a caramel topping.
It’s essentially the same as the classic, except you make it in an oven instead of frying.
The great thing about this recipe is that it requires just two ingredients, both of which are readily available in your kitchen pantry.
All you need to do is pulse them together before baking.
14. Quiche Lorraine
Quiche Lorraine is a classic French dish that’s easy to make and always delicious.
This version combines eggs, breadcrumbs, cheese, and seasoned poultry seasoning into one glorious pie.
It’s just what you need on a lazy Sunday morning when you want something hearty and filling.
You won’t miss any of the texture with this quiche Lorraine recipe.
15. Cheese & Bacon Breakfast Strata Cake
This breakfast strata is creamy, cheesy, and super delicious.
It’s also incredibly easy to make.
It’s made with eggs, milk, and cream cheese – and bacon crumbles!
The best part? You can easily add in some veggies and other tasty extras.
You could even throw in a few extra ingredients if you want to make it more filling.
16. Baked French Eggs
Have you ever tried a French omelette? It’s like a savory cream of egg with cheese and herbs.
This recipe will change your life.
It combines the classic flavors of eggs, but it takes them to a whole new level!
These babies are coated in a seasoned bread crumb crust which adds an extra crunchy texture.
The flavor is so rich, but doesn’t add any saltiness that makes it feel bland.
I think these babies would be perfect on their own as they are.
However, they make the best addition to hash browns or potatoes.
17. Breakfast Poutine with Hollandaise Sauce
If you’re craving a warm, comforting bowl of poutine but don’t want to spend the early morning hours cooking, this recipe is just what you need.
It features two types of potatoes.
The first is classic poutine with cheese, bacon, and sausage.
The second is a creamy version using caramelized onions, sour cream, and chives.
As if all that wasn’t tasty enough, you can add chives to the gravy for an even more delicious flavor.
18. Herbed Baked Eggs
Baked eggs for breakfast? Yes, please!
This recipe is a beauty.
It takes 15 minutes to cook, and you’ll have gorgeous spring-like eggs with beautiful bright green side.
You can add any veggies you like, but I like to include some mushrooms for added flavor and texture.
19. Blueberry French Toast Casserole
The combination of blueberries and French toast is a match made in heaven.
The tart blueberries add a refreshing zing to the rich and decadent French toast.
It’s a breakfast casserole that’s as comforting as it is delicious.
This is my favorite way to enjoy this tasty treat, especially on cold mornings!
20. Crème Brûlée French Toast
French toast is one of the most popular breakfast foods in America, and for good reason.
It’s extremely easy to make, and it can be served warm with a drizzle of maple syrup or whipped cream.
But if you’re looking for something a little different, I have a recipe that will leave you feeling all cozy inside.
For this recipe, you’ll love how it combines caramelized apples with crispy cinnamon crust.
It takes some time to make – up to an hour – but it’s worth every minute!
21. Blueberry Mascarpone French Toast
The combination of sweet and tart is genius!
Blueberry mascarpone with French toast is a heavenly breakfast that’s guaranteed to keep you full until lunch.
It’s a creative way to boost the flavor in this classic dish, making it an excellent summer breakfast recipe.
22. Croissant French Toast
This croissant French toast recipe is perfect for cutting out the carbs and indulging in this sweet treat.
It’s soft, fluffy, and bursting with rich cinnamon flavor.
It’s also a great way to start your day.
So grab a croissant or two (or three) and dig right in.
23. Basque Pipérade With Fresh Eggs
Traditional Spanish cooking is so famous for its fresh ingredients, and this recipe is no exception.
You’ll make a white sauce with eggs, tomatoes, sausage, and garlic.
Add it to the cooked lentils while they’re still hot and let them cool.
Then mix in salt and pepper to taste.
It doesn’t get any better than this!
24. Orange French Toast
Okay, this recipe is seriously a winner.
The combination of orange juice, vanilla extract, and freshly squeezed orange juice is absolutely delicious.
It’s also easy to make and even easier to eat!
The citrusy bite of the orange will create a wonderful contrast with the sweet sweetness of the French toast.
There’s no need for eggs or milk in this recipe — just pour over the ingredients and let it bake until golden brown.
25. Baileys French Toast
This recipe is perfect if you have a family full of coffee addicts.
You can top your French toast with coffee, Bailey’s, and custard cream.
The result is the most decadent french toast imaginable.
Whether you use regular or chocolate chips, this treat will be sure to impress even the pickiest of eaters.
25 Best French Breakfast Recipes
- 1 Pan
- 4 large eggs
- 3/4 cup Baileys Irish Cream
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 8 3/4-1 ” slices brioche or challah bread
- 2 tablespoons butter for frying
- Whisk the eggs, milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, and Baileys Irish cream thoroughly in a sizable sheet pan.
- Lay the bread in a single layer in the egg mixture, and let it soak for at least 15 minutes, rotating it carefully halfway through. You can soak it all night if you like.
- A big griddle or skillet should be heated to medium. Butter the bread, then toast it in batches for 3–4 minutes on each side, or until golden and crispy.
- Serve hot, topped with butter, powdered sugar, whipped cream, and/or syrup of your choice.
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