French Toast on a Stick

I was working on this French Toast on a Stick late one afternoon and was having "one of those days" -- I was overwhelmed, tired, a bit cranky...and I still had to get dinner on the table. Yet in spite of my bad mood, I was revitalized by the expressions on Kenya's and Chloe's faces when they came home and saw my latest creation sitting on the kitchen counter. French Toast on a Stick from

Right at that moment, the notion of having to then make what I consider classic dinner foods (i.e. pasta, chicken, fish, rice) went out the door and I declared it backwards day. We were going to have breakfast for dinner! My kids were beyond thrilled.

French Toast on a Stick from

Of course when I steamed some broccoli to go along with the meal, Kenya was quick to point out that I never cook broccoli for breakfast -- darn, kids are quick. Maybe I should have put the broccoli on a stick, too.

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French Toast on a Stick (serves 4)

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 mins

nut free


  • 1 cup milk (any kind of milk will work)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups brioche, french or sandwich bread (cut into 2 inch cubes)
  • 1 tablespoon butter or oil
  • 16 strawberries, stems removed
  • 16 grapes
  • 2 bananas, sliced into 1/2 inch coins
  • 8 wooden skewers


1. In a bowl, whisk together the milk, eggs, honey and cinnamon.

2. Dip the bread cubes in the milk mixture to coat each side.

3. Heat the butter in a skillet over medium heat and cook the bread for 1 1/2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown.

4. Skewer the french toast cubes, strawberries, bananas, and grapes. Serve with maple syrup for dipping.


maple syrup, honey or Raspberry Sauce

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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. I create simple, healthy recipes the whole family will love.