Pain Perdu (French Toast)

Pain Perdu (french Toast) Recipe

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Ann Beck

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Pain perdu is French for lost bread, which means it is too old or stale for eating. Stale bread works best because it soaks up the egg batter and holds its' shape better.

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
2
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 2 tsp
    cane syrup or honey or sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 4-6 slice
    day old bread
  • 2 Tbsp
    oil

How to Make Pain Perdu (French Toast)

Step-by-Step

  1. In a flat bottomed, rectangular dish, beat the egg, beat in the milk, syrup, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  2. Heat the oil in a griddle or large, flat, heavy frying pan over medium high heat.
  3. Dip the bread in the egg mixture, let soak a few moments, then turn over and soak the other side another few moments.
    Put on the hot griddle, brown one side, then turn over and brown the other side.
    Serve immediately, topped with cane syrup, honey, jam, or fruit butter, or sprinkled with confectioner's sugar.

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About Pain Perdu (French Toast)

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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