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Traditional French Toast Recipe

Did you know that the first mention of French toast was in the 14th century? This traditional French delicacy is soaked in a bowl of milk and eggs, then fried until golden brown.

While there are many modern adaptions which include delicious fruits and syrup, we have tracked down the perfect recipe which will become your holy grail!

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Ingredients

1/2 cup milk

1/2 cup half and half

3 eggs

2 tbsp honey

1/4 tsp salt

4 tbsp butter

1/2 loaf of sliced bread

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 375ºF (190ºC).
  2. Whisk together the milk, half and half, eggs, honey and salt in a medium-sized bowl.
  3. Soak each slice of bread for 10 seconds on each side, and transfer onto a tray.
  4. Heat a tablespoon of butter into a flat pan, and cook the toast on both sides until golden brown in colour.
  5. For extra crunch and texture, then bake in the oven for an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Serve with your favourite scoop of vanilla ice cream, powdered sugar, syrup, and seasoned berries.

Image and Recipe via Laundry in Louboutins, My Invisible Crown

January 27, 2015

French Toast Fruit Kebabs

Want to create a fun breakfast recipe that is also child-friendly? Fruit kebabs are an easy breakfast or snack to enjoy at any time of the day – especially since you can really customise them with your favourite fruits and vegetables!

The following recipe takes just 20 minutes to prepare, and makes about 5 kebabs (depending on how big you cut the pieces).

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Ingredients

1 can French Loaf bread

4 whole eggs

1/2 cup milk

1/4 tsp vanilla

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1 cup raspberries

1/2 cup blueberries

6 inch bamboo skewers

4 tbsp butter

Maple syrup

Powdered sugar

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 250ºF, then bake the bread or French loaf according to instructions on the package.
  2. Beat the eggs, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon in a small bowl on medium speed before adding the bread cubes to the bowl. Stir the entire mixture well.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a large saucepan, and slowly soak the bread cubes and add into the pan. Now cook for 2-3 minutes over a medium heat, until they are golden brown on all sides.
  4. Pour the rest of the bread cubes into the mixture, then slowly add them into the pan. Repeat until all the bread pieces are golden brown on all sides.
  5. Thread the fruit and bread on each skewer, leaving enough room to hold. Serve with honey and powdered sugar.

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October 18, 2014