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Air-Fryer French Toast Sticks

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + freezing Cook: 10 min.

Makes

1-1/2 dozen

This quick recipe makes it easy to prepare air-fryer French toast sticks. Have them handy in the freezer for a hearty breakfast in an instant. They're also wonderful for buffets and eating on the go. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Air-Fryer French Toast Sticks Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 slices day-old Texas toast
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes, optional
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional
  • Maple syrup

Directions

  1. Cut each piece of bread into thirds; place in an ungreased 13x9-in. dish. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour over bread; soak for 2 minutes, turning once. If desired, coat bread with cornflake crumbs on all sides.
  2. Place in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Freeze until firm, about 45 minutes. Transfer to an airtight freezer container and store in the freezer.
  3. To use frozen French toast sticks: Preheat air fryer to 350°. Place desired number on greased tray in air-fryer basket. Cook for 3 minutes. Turn; cook until golden brown, 2-3 minutes longer. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar if desired. Serve with syrup.

Test Kitchen tip
  • If you don’t have an air fryer, you can make this recipe in an oven.
  • Nutrition Facts

    3 sticks: 184 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 128mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.

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