Pain Perdu II

Pain Perdu II


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About this recipe: Pain Perdu is a special New Orleans Style French Toast. The most tender version is made with wide loaves of French or Italian bread. It's great flavour comes from the orange brandy in the batter.


Serves: 4 

  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) milk
  • 2 tablespoons orange liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 12 slices white bread

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. In a large bowl, combine eggs, sugar, milk, brandy and orange zest. Beat until thick and foamy. Pour mixture into a shallow pan. Soak bread slices in the mixture for 1 to 2 minutes on each side until they are thoroughly soaked through.
  2. Heat a griddle or frying pan over medium heat. Lightly spray griddle with cooking spray. Cook the bread slices 1 to 2 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Serve hot.

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