With the school back, depressing every father, mother and child, what better time to indulge? Despite our recent sunshine-filled days, we cannot deny that Autumn is well and truly here! French toast is the perfect comfort food, pick me-up, big breakfast or indeed, "I want to love every bite of my breakfast" breakfast!
Obviously only for special occasions, it's also a great way to use up stale bread!
Here I use a tint of vanilla essence to add some depth and flavour to the dish as well as a pinch of cinnamon which gives this breakfast a pop!
Read on, and salivate at the photos!, to discover how to make the best French Toast!
For 2-3 people...
You will need:
- 2-3 slices of bread- white stale brioche is the best, but I prefer a healthier wholegrain!
- 2 eggs
- 2 tbsp milk
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- 1 pinch cinnamon
-Lightly whisk all of ingredients together in a bowl with a fork, before steeping the slices of bread into the mixture. Allow to rest in the mixture for a few moments; generally the longer it rests, the better! Some recipes even call for you to soak the bread overnight in the fridge but that's not necessary here.
-Melt butter in a hot pan.
-When fully coated, on both sides, place bread into the pan. Cook until golden and stiff on each side.