Cake Batter French Toast

Cake Batter French Toast: Fluffy french toast that tastes just like cake batter! Finally, you can enjoy cake for breakfast!

Cake Batter French Toast

I’ve always been a sweets girl for breakfast.  I’ll turn my nose up at eggs and bacon (or save them for brinner=breakfast for dinner). I much prefer a jolt of sugar to get me going.

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Cake Batter French Toast

On busy mornings, this is usually a muffin, doughnut, or even sugar cereal. (Why yes I do have the diet of a 5 year old!Thanks for noticing!)

Cake Batter French Toast

However, one of my favorite weekend or holiday breakfast treats is this cake batter french toast. It’s made with sweet Hawaiian bread, cake mix, and of course tons of sprinkles. I like to top mine with glaze (and sprinkles!!). However, syrup and powdered sugar would also taste amazing!

Cake Batter French Toast
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 6 Slices
Cake Batter French Toast: Fluffy french toast that tastes just like cake batter! Finally, you can enjoy cake for breakfast!
  • For the Cake Batter French Toast
  • 6 Slices Kings Hawaiian Bread
  • 1¼ Cup Dry Funfetti Cake Mix
  • 4 Eggs
  • ½ Cup Whole Milk
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • ⅓ Cup Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 1 Can White Frosting, Melted
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • Nonpareils or Sprinkles
  • For the Glaze
  • 2 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter, Melted
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 3 Tablespoons Milk
  1. For the Cake Batter French Toast
  2. In a large mixing bowl, stir eggs, milk, vanilla, almond milk, and cake mix until smooth.
  3. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  4. Dunk bread into egg mixture on both sites until fully coated.
  5. Once skillet is hot, add one slice of french toast at a time. Cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.
  6. For the Glaze
  7. In a medium bowl, melt butter in the microwave for 30-60 seconds. Stir in vanilla, and powdered sugar. Add milk until you reach your desired consistency.
  8. Pour over toast.
  9. Top with additional sprinkles if desired.

Cake Batter French Toast adapted via Bustle 

Serve with:

1. Cinnamon Latte

Cake Batter French Toast Shopping Tips

  1. Use a thick hearty bread like challah, brioche, or even Texas toast.

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What do you think of this Cake Batter French Toast? What is your go to breakfast?

Cake Batter French Toaster