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mom's french toast

Recipe by
Dene Mitzel
Biloxi, MS

This is the French Toast recipe that I have always made for my family. My kids love it, and ask for it frequently.

yield 2 -4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mom's french toast

  • 2
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 4 slice
    white bread
  • butter
  • maple syrup

How To Make mom's french toast

  • 1
    Beat together eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon in a shallow bowl.
  • 2
    Heat skillet over medium heat; put a small pat of butter into heated skillet.
  • 3
    Dip a slice of bread into egg mixture, let soak for about 4-6 seconds, turn over and let soak for another 4-6 seconds; carefully pick up bread (it will tear easily) and let the excess egg drip off.
  • 4
    Place the bread into the melted butter in the skillet and let cook until browned, lifting frequently to check for doneness.
  • 5
    Place spatula under the bread and lift. Put another small pat of butter into the skillet and flip bread onto melted butter.
  • 6
    Cook until both sides are browned. Remove from skillet. (Place each slice on a plate and keep warm in oven)
  • 7
    Repeat with remaining slice of bread, adding a small pat of butter to the pan before each slice, and before turning.
  • 8
    Dust with powdered sugar, sprinkle with chocolate chips, and drizzle with maple syrup before serving.
  • 9
    French bread or thicker slices may be used also. To make 6 slices, increase recipe to 3 eggs, and 1/3 cup milk.