by Feli Chic'Cuisine
Its delightfully fluffy and tender interior, a nice brown crust on top, and a delicious topping of maple syrup, fresh berries, or, simply, powdered sugar or brown sugar, make this French toast a sweet delight. This looks like a great way to start your weekend!
French toast is a very simple recipe, for which most of the ingredients are likely to be in your cupboards.
Best Bread for French Toast
There are many types of bread that this recipe works with: white bread, Italian and French bread, Brioche or whole wheat bread. The best French toast comes from thick slices of French or Italian loaf bread that are at least a few days old.
This classic Eggy bread can be enjoyed at any time of the day for breakfast, brunch, or as dessert. French toast is an anti-waste recipe par excellence!
Prep. Time: 5 min Cook Time: 5 min
2 large eggs
100 ml milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
4 thick slices Homemade bakery bread
2 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp oil
For The Topping
berries (strawberry, blueberry)
1. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon. Dip 2 slices of bread into the egg mixture, soaking both sides for 2 minutes.
2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the butter and oil in a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat until foaming. Carefully lift the slices of the soaked bread out of the bowl and add to the frying pan. Fry for 3 mins on each side, until golden and crisp. Place them on a baking tray in a warm oven. Repeat with the remaining slices.
3. Divide toast in plates and top with maple syrup and berries, or Crème fraîche, or with your favorite topping. Serve with coffee, espresso or tea.
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