International House of Pancakes or IHOP for short is not only famous for its signature pancakes, but also its IHOP French toast recipe. It is not until 15 years later after the restaurant first opened in 1958 in the suburbs of Los Angeles that the acronym “IHOP” is used for marketing campaign. Having more than 59 years of experience, many people who have come to the restaurant wonder what kind of bread does IHOP use for French toast? Apparently, there is no special bread whatsoever to make the French toast; any kind of thick bread will do. Just make sure to follow the recipe below correctly.

IHOP French toast recipe

IHOP French toast Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 3 teaspoons of butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered sugar
  • 6 slices of thick bread

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In a shallow bowl, beat all the 2 eggs.
  2. Add milk, vanilla, flour and salt to a bowl.
  3. Put large skillet on stove, heat it over medium heat.
  4. Add approximately one teaspoon of butter once the surface of the skillet is hot.
  5. Drop all slices of thick bread to the hot skillet after dipping it to the batter.
  6. Wait until the color of each side turns to golden brown or wait for approximately 3 minutes.
  7. Cut the toast diagonally in half.
  8. Sprinkle it with powdered sugar.
  9. It is ready to serve.

It only takes 16 minutes to make IHOP French toast recipe. In a single take, you can make 2 toasts for 2 people. If you want to make it for the whole household, just prepare the ingredients twice or thrice, depends on the number of your household. How to make IHOP stuffed French toast is very easy even those who are busy can still make it for breakfast in the morning. If you still don’t have the time to make it yourself, you can always order it directly from IHOP restaurant. Nowadays, IHOP is spread all over the world with more than 1,650 restaurants in 50 states. It includes Bahrain, the District of Columbia, Dubai, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Guatemala, Puerto Rico, Mexico, The Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and Virgin Islands in the United States.

IHOP is a favorite place for those who want to have study breaks, enjoy morning breakfast, or grab a bite before or after going to the gym. The restaurant offers a never-changing ingredient during its 60 years of existence; smile. The logo of the restaurant even changed into a smile due to its philosophical reason behind it, which everybody else seems to agree with the restaurant. Another reason to this logo-changing would be the restaurant’s aims to make people who come be as comfortable as they are in their own houses. Also, the restaurant wants the people to enjoy and savor every second in the restaurant by having a quality time with their loved ones. To say the least, who knows making your own IHOP French toast recipe in your home would have the same effects as if you were to eat it directly at IHOP.


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