Crispy Cinnamon Toast

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There is nothing that evokes childhood memories quite like nostalgic food favorites.

There is nothing that evokes childhood memories quite like nostalgic food favorites. This Cinnamon Toast recipe recreates the flavors of French Toast while keeping the calorie content low and delivering a satisfying crunch. All it requires is 5 simple ingredients and a few minutes of your morning to whip up a sweet and crunchy addition to any balanced breakfast. Enjoy it fresh from the oven, or spread with a bit of Apple Butter for an extra treat. You could even use the toast as a vehicle to create a phenomenal sweet and savory breakfast sandwich!

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Crispy Cinnamon Toast

This crunchy toast is great for a quick breakfast so eat up and enjoy.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Yield 4 people
Serving Size 4 toast halves
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American


  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 8 tablespoons butter softened to room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to broil.
  • Combine butter, vanilla, coconut sugar, and cinnamon. Evenly divide and spread over the entire top of bread slices.
  • Place bread, butter side up, on a baking sheet. Broil just until golden, about 2-3 minutes. Turn bread over and broil until lightly golden on the other side. Slice toast diagonally and serve immediately!


Leave the oven door ajar while broiling and watch to be sure bread doesn't burn.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 4toast halves | Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 135mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
Keywords Budget-Friendly, Kid-Friendly, Quick and Easy, Vegetarian

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Gale Compton

Gale co-founded SkinnyMs. with a goal to provide women with delicious recipes, fitness routines, and ways to reach their ideal weight. Gale has been featured on the Today Show in which she won a cook off for the best Lasagna. Be sure to search for her winning recipe, Skinny Lasagna Rolls.

Guided by her firm belief in healthy eating and the power of exercise, Gale has written two cookbooks and several fitness ebooks. She earned her Fitness Training Certification from, National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association. Gale loves to run with her dog Maggie and has completed numerous half-marathons.

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