Pain Perdu (French Toast)


4 slices of Pain de mie (sliced bread)
1 egg, medium-sized
2 tablespoons white sugar
300 ml whole milk
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pinch of salt
20 grams butter for cooking
Confectioner’s sugar and ground cinnamon for serving (optional)


1. In a bowl, add in egg, salt, sugar, and vanilla extract and whisk until combined. Add in milk and whip to combine.
2. Dip bread slices into the egg mixture, one at a time.
3. On a high heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a pan. Then reduced to medium heat and pan-fry the bread for 2 minutes each side or until golden brown. Then, transfer to a plate lined with paper towel to remove excess oil.
4. Serve when hot.

Just before serving, dust with confectioner’s sugar and ground cinnamon. (optional)
French toast can be served with maple syrup, honey, butter, banana, strawberries, and/or blueberries.

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