Pumpkin Spice French Toast: The Ultimate Fall Breakfast

As the leaves start to change and the air turns crisp, what better way to celebrate the flavors of fall than with a batch of pumpkin spice French toast?

This seasonal twist on a breakfast classic infuses the rich, aromatic notes of pumpkin pie spice into the classic custard-dipped bread, creating a dish that’s equal parts comforting and indulgent.

Pumpkin Spice French Spice


To make this autumnal delight, you’ll need the following ingredients:

  • 8 slices of day-old bread (such as challah or sourdough)
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Butter or oil for cooking


  1. In a shallow bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and salt until well combined.
  2. Dip the bread slices into the pumpkin spice mixture, coating both sides.
  3. Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat and melt a small amount of butter or oil.
  4. Cook the pumpkin spice French toast in batches, for 2-3 minutes per side, until golden brown.
  5. Serve the pumpkin spice French toast warm, with your desired toppings such as maple syrup, powdered sugar, or whipped cream.

Pumpkin spice French toast is the ultimate autumn breakfast treat. The warm, comforting flavors of pumpkin and fall spices perfectly complement the rich, custardy texture of the French toast, creating a dish that’s sure to become a new seasonal favorite.

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