Basic French Toast (No Fuss)

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Basic French Toast Recipe
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A delicious but basic french toast recipe that can be used for almost any kind of bread. I call it no fuss french toast!


8-10 slices sandwich bread, stale or toasted
1 cup milk
3 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Pinch of salt
Sugar, for cooking
Unsalted butter, for cooking
Butter, for serving
Maple syrup


1) If your bread isn’t stale, toasted it in a 300 degree oven for 5-6 minutes to dry it out. You don’t want it actually toasted, just dry.

2) In a wide, shallow dish, whisk together milk, eggs, vanilla, cinnamon, and a pinch of salt.

3) Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium heat. Once hot, melt a small amount of butter in the pan and spread it around.

4) Working with one piece of bread at a time, dip it in the custard mixture and let it soak for a few seconds. Then transfer to the hot skillet or griddle.

5) Let the french toast cook for a minute or two on the first side. Sprinkle some sugar on the french toast and give it a flip. Cook the french toast on the second side until it’s browned and the sugar is caramelized, 1-2 minutes.

6) Remove french toast and repeat with remaining pieces of bread. Serve warm french toast with butter and syrup.

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