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Classic French Toast is a easy bread toast recipe ,that is made in 15 minutes. It’s my Sunday morning ease to laze around breakfast.

Preparation of French toast is very simple , just by soaking bread slices in milk and egg mixture. Use a day old bread and thick bread slices for making Classic french toast. One more important key to consider while preparing French toast is soaking time of bread slices.

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Soak bread slices completely ,such that it totally drunk the egg milk mixture and still holds together , a day old bread helps to hold it together. If you use fresh bread from oven then ,there are chances of it falling apart when soaked in the egg milk mixture. If bread slices are not completely soaked ,then you end up getting a dry toast.

So to get a custardy interior ,soak bread completely . Cook on  medium -to low heat , such that bread slices are golden and crisp outside and thoroughly cooked inside.This toast is just sweet , if you want you can add more sugar.As I was serving with maple syrup,I have not added more sugar.

Other sunday morning, breakfast which I often do are : Spicy Oats Omelette ,  Spanish Potato Omelette  , Chessy Bell Pepper Toast  and   Scrambled Egg with Mushroom .

Recipe Card for Classic French Toast

Classic French Toast

Simple and easy morning breakfast made with Bread Slices soaked in milk and egg mixture to get a golden crisp exterior with custardy interior.
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: French, World
Keyword: Bread
Servings: 2 People
Calories: 280kcal
Author: Muktha H S

Ingredients

  • 4 Thick Bread Slices
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1/3 Cup Milk
  • 1.5-2 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla Essence
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup or Honey ,optional for serving

Instructions

  • Take a mixing bowl, break eggs. Add pinch of salt, sugar, vanilla essence, pinch of nutmeg and cinnamon powder. Whisk well everything.
  • Add milk and whisk everything.
  • Allow the bread slices to soak in the egg mixture completely for 1 minute with 30 seconds on both sides. Bread should feel heavy and soaked through but hold its shape without breaking apart.
  • Heat non-stick skillet, add butter /oil, place soaked bread pieces on butter.
  • Flip and cook on both sides for 2-3 minutes.
  • Drizzle Maple Syrup or Honey over the toast and serve with a dollop of butter.

Notes

  • Add 2- 2.5 Tbsp of Sugar ,if you are not serving with Honey or Maple Syrup.
  • Take a day old bread for good results.

Step by Step Directions on making of Classic French Toast :

Take a mixing bowl, break eggs. Add pinch of salt, sugar, vanilla essence, pinch of nutmeg and cinnamon powder. Whisk well everything.

Classic French Toast | Easy French Toast Recipe

Add milk and whisk everything.

Classic French Toast | Easy French Toast Recipe

Allow the bread slices to soak in the egg mixture completely for 1 minute with 30 seconds on both sides. Bread should feel heavy and soaked through but hold its shape without breaking apart.

Classic French Toast | Easy French Toast Recipe

Heat non-stick skillet, add butter /oil, place soaked bread pieces on butter.

Classic French Toast | Easy French Toast Recipe

Flip and cook on both sides for 2-3 minutes.

Classic French Toast | Easy French Toast Recipe

Drizzle Maple Syrup or Honey over the toast and serve with a dollop of butter.

Classic French Toast

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