The best French toast is crisp and browned on the outside, creamy on the inside, and not overly sweet. For best results, use a heavy-duty pan that distributes heat evenly.
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Make Ahead Tips
The batter can be made ahead and kept at room temperature for up to 1 hour.
Go with fresh bread, not stale. Although stale bread may absorb somewhat more batter, fresh bread, which is softer to begin with, makes more tender French toast.
I used less sugar and added one tsp. honey. I added one tsp. orange zest which I grinded with the sugar. I mixed the dry ingredients (added a dash of nutmeg) the night before. I decreased the amount of melted butter and used some whole milk and mostly 2% milk. I used a nonstick griddle and cooked the French toast in alittle butter and canola oil. Very tasty and will definitely make again served with warm maple syrup and fresh berries.
Very good, and my Mom said it was the best french toast she ever had. My fianc, who claims to not like french toast, asked for seconds. I used the classic sandwich bread recipe on the USA pan 13" pullman covered loaf pan to make it, and together they made the best french toast!! Definitely a keeper, I printed out this recipe and put it in my recipe binder, thanks for sharing!
So good! The 670 calories per serving shocked me a bit though. I therefore made a light version with 1% milk, less butter and less sugar. And it still came out great and sweet enough considering that you put syrup on top of it anyways. Definitely a keeper.
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