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The Best French Toast in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / February 5, 2016

french toast torontoThe best French toast in Toronto is all about thick slices of bread - be it challah, brioche, or baguette - soaked in eggy custard that caramelizes on a griddle. This is a dish that perfect for sweet tooths jonesing for their first fix of the day. Some kitchens keep it simple with just a splash of maple syrup, while others like to get creative with toppings like compotes and creams, or even savoury variations.

This is the best French toast in Toronto.

Photo of the French toast at Emma's Country Kitchen via enchantinggoast on Instagram.

Aunties and Uncles

Aunties and Uncles

This ultra popular daytime destination on Lippincott is generally overflowing with enthusiastic brunch-goers. Those who can withstand the queue are rewarded with thick slabs of cinnamon French Toast ($8) served with fresh fruit and maple syrup. More »

School

School

This brunch spot in Liberty Village is famous for its sugar-dusted Krunchy French Toast ($16) soaked in eggs and coated in crunchy Rice Krispies. An even more indulgent option features thick-cut challah stuffed with cheesecake ($18) and topped with strawberry compote and vanilla whip. More »

Bonjour Brioche

Bonjour Brioche

This French bakery-cafe in Riverside can get crazy busy at brunch thanks to attractions like Baked French Toast ($10.25) drenched in maple syrup and served with fresh fruit on the side. More »

Saving Grace

Saving Grace

10 dollars buys a plate of beautifully bruleed, thick slices of French Toast dusted in sugar and served with caramelized bananas and maple syrup at this sunny Dundas West cafe. More »

Emma's Country Kitchen

Emma's Country Kitchen

For those who find sweet brunch foods sickly, head to this kitchen on St. Clair where the Cornbread and Pimento Cheese French Toast ($12) is griddled until golden brown, topped with melted pimento cheese, two over easy eggs, avocado, crema and dash of smoked paprika salt. More »

White Brick Kitchen

White Brick Kitchen

This Koreatown kitchen only serves brunch on Sundays, leaving just a short window to soak up a few $5 mimosas with slices of Banana Bread French Toast ($12). Here the brunch-time staple uses chocolate chip-studded cake as the base and it gets smothered in caramel sauce then dressed up with chocolate chips and caramelized bananas. More »

Mitzi's

Mitzi's

The cafe on Sorauren is open week-round for brunch but the French Toast ($14) changes up weekly. On one visit you might find the dish made with challah and topped with tiramisu cream and mini chocolate chips, while the next time the feature might be an Elvis-inspired French toast slathered with peanut butter and paired with bacon and bananas. More »

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