Dorm life is a struggle for homemade breakfast lovers. You may not be able to heat up a frying pan, but you can still make this BOMB French toast. Grab a mug and get cookin’.

French Toast in a Mug

  • Prep Time:2 minutes
  • Cook Time:2 minutes
  • Total Time:4 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup cubed challah or Hawaiian bread, slightly stale
Photo by Rebecca Siminov
Photo by Rebecca Siminov

Step 1

Place all ingredients except bread in a mug and mix until fully combined.

Step 2

Add in bread and push it down with a spoon so that the egg mixture coats all of the bread.

Step 3

Microwave on high for 1 1/2-2 minutes.

Step 4

Top with fruits of choice, powdered sugar, and maple syrup. Don’t share.