Killer French Toast

Next time you want a breakfast that wows, this French toast recipe is just the thing. This is my go-to when I have relatives visiting from out of town. It’s always a hit and there is never a problem of left-overs, plus, it’s relatively easy and quick. I use a day old french baguette and can usually get around 15-ish slices per loaf. The recipe is per baguette, but if you are using multiple baguettes, you can probably get away with doubling the recipe for 3 baguettes.

Ingredients:
Artisan French Baguette (a day old works best)
2 large Eggs
3/4 cup Milk
1 tsp Sugar
1 Tbsp Vanilla
1/4 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Nutmeg
Butter

Instructions:

1. Cut the baguette on an angle, into slices that are approx 1 – 1.5″ slices.

2. In a flat-bottomed bowl, mix all the ingredients together except the butter. Ensure that the ingredients are well blended. (When you think it’s well blended, mix it a bit more).

3. Butter a skillet, griddle or pan and heat over Medium-High heat.
4. Soak both sides of each slice of bread into the mixture. I like to allow the mixture to soak in for about a minute.

5. Cook on both sides until golden brown.

6. Optionally sprinkle powdered sugar and serve warm.

We always use real maple syrup, which makes a big difference. You can also use whipped cream or fruit topping on these morsels of amazingness.

If you try this recipe, I hope it turns out for you. Please leave a comment and let me know.

Hugs,
V

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