Pain Perdu

This Classic “French Toast” Is Golden Crusty On The Outside, Buttery Custard Like On The Inside!
Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 35-40 minutes


1 French Baguette
7 eggs
2 cups milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp almond extract
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp fresh grated nutmeg
2 tbsp superfine sugar
butter for frying
1 cup powdered sugar
maple syrup (optional)

Cooking Tools

Medium mixing bowl

Medium non-stick skillet

Sheet pan 


Preheat oven to 400 Degrees F.  Slice baguette approximately into 2-2 1/2 inch rounds.  In a mixing bowl, add; eggs, milk, vanilla extract, almond extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, superfine sugar and whisk well.  Place bread into the egg mixture and coat well.  Soak bread for 10 minutes to absorb the egg mixture.  In a skillet, on medium heat, melt enough butter to coat bottom of pan.  Take each bread slice out of the liquid and fry cut sides a few minutes to a light golden brown.  Place each fried slice on a sheet pan and bake in oven for 15-20 minutes.  Remove from oven and cool slightly before dusting with powdered sugar.  can be served with syrup.
Serves 4

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