Pain Perdu

Sheri Raleigh-Yearby


Great for Sunday morning brunch!


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min
20 Min
Pan Fry


Add to Grocery List

  • 1 pkg
    french bread loaf
  • 6 large
  • 1/3 c
    vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsp
    grand marnier or other orange liquer
  • 2 Tbsp
    half and half
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Pain Perdu


  1. In a heavy 12 inch skillet over medium heat, heat oil. In a medium bowl, combine eggs, liqueur, milk, sugar and lemon zest. Whisk until eggs are frothy and sugar is dissolved.
  2. When oil is hot, dip bread slices into batter, turning to coat well. Place coated bread in hot oil in batches. Keep warm while frying remaining slices.
  3. Fry until golden brown on both sides, turning once, 5 to 6 minutes. Drain on paper towels; lightly sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Printable Recipe Card

About Pain Perdu

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Cajun/Creole

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Breakfast Recipes To Start The Weekend Off Right

Breakfast Recipes to Start the Weekend Off Right

Kitchen Crew

Growing up, my mom would always say to me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Because of mom's advice, I try to have breakfast every day....

The History Of English Muffins Recipe

The History of English Muffins

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Soft yet crunchy, English Muffins are great smeared with butter at breakfast, and the perfect base for Eggs Benedict. You can't make English Muffin pizzas without them. Since they're called...

20 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

20 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Spring/Summer means it is time for fresh fruit, bathing suits, and hot weather. How do you cope with that? Super healthy and crazy delicious smoothies! Check out these healthy smoothie...