Saint Patrick's Day French Toast Recipe

What's the best way to kick off your Saint Patrick's Day? Making a tasty breakfast, of course! This Saint Patrick's Day French Toast recipe is so simple, your budding chef can prepare it all on their own. Get your shamrocks ready - because this breakfast is fit for a leprechaun!

Servings: 2-4

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Ready to Eat: 20 minutes

Get Ready!

  • sliced bread (4 slices)*
  • eggs (3)
  • milk or cream (¼ cup)
  • butter (2 T)
  • powdered sugar (2 T)
  • sugar (1 T)
  • cinnamon (1 tsp)
  • vanilla extract (¼ tsp)
  • syrup (for dipping)

*Make sure to buy a loaf of bread that is bigger than the shamrock cookie cutter.


Get Set!

1. Crack 3 eggs into the yellow mixing bowl. Whisk the eggs until they are thoroughly combined.

2. Measure ¼ cup milk or cream, and add it to the eggs.

3. Measure and add to the eggs: 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract.

4. Whisk the egg mixture again until all ingredients are thoroughly combined.

5. Use the shamrock cookie cutter to cut out shamrocks from 4 slices of bread. Insert a wooden skewer into the center of each shamrock cutout.

Get Cooking!

1. Preheat the skillet or griddle over medium heat for about 5 minutes. When the pan is hot, add 1 tablespoon butter.

2. One at a time, soak both sides of the bread cut-outs in the egg mixture by tilting the bowl slightly.

3. Place the bread slices in the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes or until it turns golden brown. Flip the bread over, and cook the other side until it turns golden brown. Remove to a serving plate.

4. Use the powdered sugar sifter to apply a light dusting of powdered sugar to the french toast pops.

5. Pour some maple syrup in a bowl for dipping, dig in and enjoy!