Sunday, November 14, 2010

Simple French Toast

Thick slices of country bread, soaked in whole milk, eggs, vanilla and sugar then pan fried in butter. 

This is what I'm asking you to put in your face today.

Your belly can thank me later. Your hips, butt and thighs can address formal complaints to my dog Yoshi. He's a good listener. Trust me, I know.

In my world, the perfect French toast has a golden brown exterior with crisp edges and a rich, custardy (is that a word?) center.
To achieve this French toast perfection you'll need good day old bread cut into one inch slices and you must pan fry in butter on a low-medium flame.  This will blow your mind!

Simple French Toast

4-6 thickly sliced (about 1in.) French bread, brioche, or potato bread
3 eggs
1 cup whole milk
1/2 ts salt
2 T sugar
2 ts vanilla
1 ts cinnamon

butter and lots of it


In a shallow dish, beat the eggs. Add the milk, sugar, salt and cinnamon; stir well to combine. 

Soak bread slices in the egg mixture until saturated. 

Heat a tablespoon of butter in a frying pan over low-medium heat. 

Brown slices on both sides for several minutes until golden brown. 

Drown in syrup.


  1. This is how breakfast should be. Quick, easy and drowned in things that are bad for you.

  2. Looks delicious, is not brakfast time here now, but I will use the recipe this afternoon... thanks and keep up the good work :)

  3. That is some thick french toast and it looks crunchy but fluffy, which is my favorite!

  4. my favorite breakfast :) I put pepper instead of cinnamon anyway nd they ended great


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