french toast

A French Toast Recipe...Mmm..So Good And It's Not Just For Breakfast!

A French toast recipe - who can resist this one! It's a great way to start breakfast especially at the weekend when you want a treat. But it doesn't have to be just for breakfast, you can make it at any time of day when you are feeling a little peckish and want some home comfort.

Also, this toast recipe is so easy that you will never want to be without it! It is a very old and authentic recipe that you can dress up by adding fresh fruit as in the picture above or leave just plain with a scattering of powdered sugar. Either way it is delicious.

You will not find it referred to as French toast in France of course as it is known there as Pain Perdu!

Bread is sacred in France they never waste any! Any stale bread is used up as in this wonderful recipe or for the delicious soups and bouillabaisses.

So for everyone everywhere, you can now enjoy this wonderful tasty treat for breakfast, or anytime you want a great quick snack!

The kids will love it but there again, it's not just for the kids either, so when you want to comfort eat, try this and indulge yourself.


• 1 large stale loaf

• 2 Fresh eggs

• 150 gm (3/4 cup) powdered sugar

• 125 gm (1 stick ) butter

• 500ml milk


• Cut a thick slice of bread for each person.

• Soak them in warm milk and then in beaten egg.

• Fry them in melted butter until golden brown.

• Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve hot.

Here are some tips for you which will make your recipe even more yummy.

Tip 1

You can also pour maple syrup or honey over your toast,with any arrangement of fresh fruit that you love. A little sprinkling of cinnamon is also delicious too.

Wonderful for breakfast with a coffee.

Tip 2

To save time when making them, once you have coated the bread with the egg mixture you can put them on a tray and freeze them. Once frozen, place in freezer bags or a container. When you are ready to use them, take them out and either bake in the oven or fry in a buttered pan as above!

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