Patsy's Special French Toast

Patsy's Special French Toast Recipe

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Patsy G


I am not a fan of french toast. One day,I had a brunch for some of my girlfriends,one of them requested french toast,I checked several recipes and came up with my own recipe by combining a few ideas. Everyone loved the french toast and started calling it "Patsy's Special". I thought I'd share it here. I also make this french toast with raisin bread.

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6 large eggs
1 1/2 c milk
1/4 c fresh squeezed orange juice
2 t vanilla
1 t dark rum,optional
1 t sugar
1/2 t. ground cinnamon
pinch of salt
6 slices brioche, sliced 1-inch thick
8 t butter
additional butter,melted
maple syrup,warmed

How to Make Patsy's Special French Toast


  • 1Whisk eggs, milk, juice, vanilla, rum, sugar, cinnamon and salt in a bowl; set aside.
    Place bread in a shallow baking dish in a single layer. Pour egg mixture over bread; soak 10 minutes. Turn slices over; soak 10 minutes.
    Preheat oven to warm or the lowest setting. Place a wire rack on a baking sheet, and set aside. Heat 4 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium-low heat. Fry half the bread slices until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to wire rack; place in oven while cooking remaining bread. Wipe skillet, and repeat with remaining butter and bread. Keep in oven until ready to serve. Serve warm with additional butter and warm maple syrup.The rum is optional but tastes great.

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