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Basic French Toast

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French Toast

Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.
Got some day-old bread, a couple of eggs, a little milk and a non-stick frying pan? Well, then you can make this recipe for Basic French Toast.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 18 minutes

Yield: 2 Servings


  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, optional
  • butter or vegetable spray
  • 4 slices day-old bread*
  • Powdered sugar and syrup, optional


In a shallow bowl with a fork, combine eggs and milk. On medium, heat frying pan on stove. Either melt a little butter or spray pan with vegetable spray. Dip bread into bowl with egg mixture. Make sure both sides are wet. With fork, allow bread to drip over bowl. Place slice of bread in pan. Continue process with the other slices. Turn slices over when bread slightly brown. Cook final side. Remove cooked slices to a plate and keep warm. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve warm with syrup.

Notes in the Margin:
*If I've got some leftover thick-crusty bread like French bread, I much prefer using it over regular sliced bread. Also, when I make more French Toast than this, I prefer to mix my milk and eggs in a 4-cup measuring cup. Then, I only pour enough mixture in the shallow bowl to dip a couple of slices at a time.

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 5 out of 5
Thank you, Member akiyia

I just wanted to see if I was making my French Toast right or get some new Ideas. I see you make it just like me! This is how my mom use to make it! I have been Craving some French Toast for a While. I cant Wait to make them now :-))

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