Cap'n Crunch French Toast recipe
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Cap'n Crunch French Toast

Cap'n Crunch French Toast combines the comforting flavors of French toast with a crispy coating of Captain Crunch, then topped with a deliciously easy cinnamon whipped cream.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cap'n Crunch, Captain Crunch, French Toast
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 483kcal
Author: Fox Valley Foodie

Ingredients

French Toast

  • 6 large eggs
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Butter for griddle
  • 16 ounce box Cap'n Crunch cereal
  • 1 loaf Texas toast (stale)

Cinnamon Whipped Cream

  • 2 cups whipped cream (can substitute Cool Whip)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

French Toast

  • Let bread sit out overnight to get stale.
  • Place Cap'n Crunch in a plastic bag and crush until coarsely ground.
  • Place crushed cereal into baking dish.
  • Add eggs, sugar, cream, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg to a large bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Soak stale bread in the wet mixture until well coated then dredge in cereal to completely coat.
  • Place each piece on wire rack, or baking sheet until all of the bread has been coated.
  • Place bread on buttered griddle heated to 350 degrees, and cook about 3 minutes per side, ensuring it does not burn.
  • Removed finished pieces from griddle and keep warm in 200 degree oven if needed.
  • Serve with dollop of cinnamon whipped cream, thawed frozen berries, and syrup if desired.

Cinnamon Whipped Cream

  • Mix to combine cinnamon and whipped topping, adjusting cinnamon to taste.

Notes

Tip: Allowing the bread to get stale allows it to soak of the moisture of the French Toast flavorings without getting soggy.
 
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Nutrition

Calories: 483kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Cholesterol: 320mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1503IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 1mg