French Toast Mug French Toast Mug

French Toast Mug | Food styling by David Grenier | Prop styling by Catherine Doherty Image by: Maya Visnyei

Want your French toast express-style? Skip the frying pan for this decadent, sweet treat that's ready in less than 10 minutes. With the addition of a few pantry staples (see variations, below), you can make this basic version extra sweet or salty.

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 7 minutes
  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine



In bowl, whisk together egg, milk and vanilla. Add bread; mix well. Spoon mixture into microwaveable mug or bowl. Microwave on high, in 30-second intervals, until set, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve warm drizzled with maple syrup.

Change it up: Try these variations for an extra hit of sweetness or a salty spin.

Lady Marmalade
Whisk 1 tbsp marmalade into egg mixture; continue with recipe as directed.

Salted Noisette
Whisk 1 tbsp chocolate hazelnut spread and 1/4 tsp sea salt into egg mixture; continue with recipe as directed.

Cinnamon-Raisin Sticky Bun
Whisk 1/8 tsp cinnamon and 1 tbsp raisins into egg mixture; continue with recipe as directed. 

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 407 mg
  • Sugars 16 g
  • Protein 14 g
  • Calories 341
  • Total fat 10 g
  • Potassium 260 mg
  • Cholesterol 230 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 47 g


  • Iron 21
  • Folate 37
  • Calcium 16
  • Vitamin A 15
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