It is a truth universally acknowledged that the best French toast is made with challah. It is another truth—denying it though some people may—that weekend mornings are for staying in bed longer than necessary. That’s why we scoured the internet for bomb challah French toast recipes that can be made in 30 minutes or less. Forget the overnight prep, baking or being slowed down by a slow cooker, because who has the time, patience and energy for that? You’re welcome.

Baileys Challah French Toast

Photo: What Jew Wanna Eat?
(Photo: What Jew Wanna Eat)

Add a splash (or five) of Baileys to your classic French toast recipe.

Bananas Foster French Toast

Photo: Handle the Heat
(Photo: Handle the Heat)

Channel a dessert favorite with this caramelized wonder. No maple syrup necessary.

Challah French Toast with Chai Spices

Photo: The Nosher
(Photo: The Nosher)

Kick it up with this balanced blend of sweet and spicy chai deliciousness.

Challah French Toast with Honey Apple Ginger Compote

(Photo: Sara Tane/Cooking Light)
(Photo: Sara Tane/Cooking Light)

The very name of this recipe is tempting. Plus, it’s made with apple cider, so you know you can’t go wrong.

Challah French Toast with Kahlua Coconut Crème

Photo: Tori Avey
(Photo: Tori Avey)

This dairy-free recipe gets its creaminess from bananas and coconut milk. (Pssst, there’s kahlua in the bread and kahlua in the topping.)

Churro French Toast

Photo: Handle the Heat
(Photo: Handle the Heat)

Reminiscent of your only fond memory from school cafeterias, this French toast is coated in all the cinnamon sugar and topped with a cream cheese drizzle.

Peanut Butter-Banana French Toast with Honey Drizzle

Photo: Community Table
(Photo: Community Table)

A winning trio. It’s so easy! Why didn’t we think of this before?

PB and J French Toast


OMG. Transform the best sandwich ever into the perfect breakfast. And this recipe lets you choose whatever jam or jelly you want! (We all know what the correct answer is….)

S’mores Challah French Toast

Photo: Kveller
(Photo: Kveller)

We’re actually drooling. Enough said.

Tiramisu French Toast

Photo: Heather Christo
(Photo: Heather Christo)

Just because the challah is soaked in espresso doesn’t mean you can’t have more on the side….