Train Dining Car French Toast
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- slices of 3/4 inch thick bread of firm homemade or french bread (a day old)
- eggs slightly beaten
- 1 c
- 1/4 tsp
- powdered sugar, jam. jelly. applesauce, syrup, preserves
1Use firm homemade or french bread (day old). Trim crusts and cut bread diagonally into triangles.
2Combine eggs, half/half, and salt. Beat slightly.
3Dip bread into egg mixture, allowing bread pieces to absorb as much liquid as possible. (Use a spatula to remove bread from liquid)
4Heat about 1/2 inch of oil to 325* Fry the bread in the 1/2 inch of oil until brown on one side then turn to brown the other side.
5Puff the bread in the oven, preheated to 400*, for 3 to 5 minutes.
6Drain on a paper brown paper bags (you can use paper towels) to absord excess fat.
7Sprinkle with powdered sugar and butter. Or Jam, Jelly, Preserves, Syrup, Honey, apple sauce, or.....
Note I like adding a tad of pure vanilla extract to the egg mixture. Maxine likes adding cinnamon,
8Did a little research on the recipe. Found out it is the original Santa Fe Dining Car recipe... :)
I loved eating in the Dining cars...they seemed to have the best food. My favorite dinner was Roast Turkey...