How Much French Toast Per Person for a Crowd

How Much French Toast Per Person for a Crowd

French Toast is one of my favorite breakfast recipes. I like making it for breakfast, brunch, and even for dessert sometimes.  Of course, you want it to look nice, golden brown slice topped with heavy cream!.

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I love making this dish because it’s quick and easy to make, and tastes great. One of the secret ingredients is vanilla extract.

 But what happens when you have a big crowd to feed for breakfast. In this catering for crowds article, we cover just how many pies of french toast you need to serve a big crowd plus

  1. How many eggs do you use for french toast for a big crowd
  2. How much milk do you need for french toast for a big crowd?
  3. How much Maple Syrup for a party breakfast?

Also, good for a big group breakfast are waffles – see how to prepare cooking Waffles for a large group plus how much pancake mix do you need for a crowd.

How Much French Toast Per Person for a Crowd?

How to Figure Out How Much French Toast You Need Per Person

We are going to use a calculated amount based on a mix of attendees for your event. This will be made up of kids teenagers, women, and men. If you had a party sole for teenagers and they were all sleeping over and you had to serve a big gang for breakfast then you would increase the amount of french toast served per person.

Other factors to consider are what else you are serving with your french toast.

  • Fresh fruit
  • Bananas
  • Ice cream
  • Whipped cream
  • Bacon
  • Custard

French Toast Serving Size

We will be working on the assumption that you will be serving a side of something with your french toast – let’s say bacon.

The serving size for french toast is 2.5 full slices of thick bread or 5 half slice triangles stacked with a side like bacon in the middle.

Of course, you will also have a bit of maple syrup, cinnamon powdered sugar, perhaps a pat of butter or whipped cream.

French Toast Triangles
French Toast Triangles

How Many Pieces of French Toast Per Person for a Party of 10 to 100 People an exact Table.

How Many Pieces of French Toast Per Person for a Party of 10 People

For 10 people you will need 25 full slices of Toast Bread. For big eaters like teenagers add 20%.

How Many Pieces of French Toast Per Person for a Party of 20 People

For 20 guests you will need 50 full slices of Toast Bread or 100 triangle slices bread.

How Many Pieces of French Toast Per Person for a Party of 30 People

For 30 people you will need 75 full slices of Toast Bread. 

How Many Pieces of French Toast Per Person for a Party of 50 People

For 50 people you will need 125 full slices of Toast Bread. Or 250 triangles of white sandwich bread.

How Many Pieces of French Toast Per Person for a Party of 100 People

For 100 people you will need 250 full slices of Toast Bread. 

French Toast Golden Brown For a New Years Breakfast - Large Group Quantities
French Toast Golden Brown For a New Years Breakfast – Large Group Quantities

How many Loaves of Bread per person for French Toast?

How many loaves of bread do you need for french toast. A typical loaf will have between 14 and 20 thick slices of bread. We are going to use 18 as the number of slices in a loaf.

How many people will one loaf of bread feed?

One loaf of thick-sliced bread will make enough french toast for 7 people

How many loaves of bread do you need for french toast for 100 people?

You will need 14 loaves of thick-sliced bread for 100 people.

How many slices should you make per person for French Toast?

Per Person, you should make 2.5 slices of french toast or 5 triangle half slices.

How many bread triangles do you cook per person? – 5 bread triangles per person.

What ingredients can you put in French Toast for a Crowd

  • Egg Mixture
  • Cup of Milk
  • Slices of Bread
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Maple Syrup
  • Cinnamon
  • Powdered Sugar

You can put any kind of ingredient into French Toast if you want to try something different.

If you don’t want to go crazy with the ingredients, feel free to stick with the basics.

You Can Use Baguette for French Toast For a Crowd
You Can Use Baguette for French Toast For a Crowd

What should I serve with French Toast?

  • Whipped Cream
  • Cream Cheese
  • Ice Cream
  • Whipped Cream
  • Bacon
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Chocolate chips

Can you make french toast ahead of time?

Yes, you can make French Toast ahead of time, but it needs to be kept in the fridge if it going to be stored for more than two hows at room temperature. 

How to store leftover french toast?

Leftover French Toast should be stored in an airtight ziplock bag or container.  The same method can be used to freeze the french toast. However, cut a piece of parchment paper and put one sheet between each slice of french toast to stop them from sticking together.

How long does French toast keep when refrigerated?

French toast can last up to 4-6 days in an airtight container in the fridge and up to 6 months in the freezer.

Do you have to soak the bread before cooking?

No, you do not have to soak the bread first. In fact, soaking the bread too long can make the French Toast soggy as in the cooking process you cook over medium heat to make the outside egg mixture golden brown.

How much bread should you buy to get enough for French Toast?

It depends on the number of people attending the party. The more guests there are, the more pieces of bread you need. But one thickly cut loaf will make enough french toast for 7 people.

What is the best bread for french toast?

The best bread for French Toast is challah bread. Challah bread has a lower gluten content than other types of bread, which makes it easier to soak up egg yolk.

You can also use sourdough, brioche, white breads, and crusty artisan breads.

When making french toast, how do you know when it’s done?

When it is golden brown on the outside it is normally ready, If your bread is exceptionally thick or totally soaked with egg mixture then to check that your french toast is cooked through, insert a knife into the middle of the bread and see if it comes out clean. If it doesn’t come out clean, then continue cooking until it does. 

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