French Toast in a Mug

Breakfast on-the-go just got even better with our French Toast in a Mug recipe! In just about two minutes you can have a decadent breakfast that tastes like the perfect cross between french toast and rich bread pudding. Add a drizzle of syrup to take it over the top!

What You'll Need

  • 2 slice bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

What to Do

  1. Coat a 12-ounce microwaveable coffee mug with cooking spray. Place bread cubes in mug and press down lightly.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk milk, egg, vanilla, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Pour egg mixture over bread cubes and let soak in for 1 minute.
  3. Microwave on high 1 minute, then add 10 seconds at a time till it's set.


  • We used challah bread for this but feel free to use whatever bread you have on hand.
  • Serve with maple syrup or sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
  • There are lots of yummy dishes you can prepare with a mug and a microwave! Try our Chocolate Mug Brownie and our Mexican Coffee Cup Scramble for 2 delicious options!


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