Though it is a common French food, French toast is a breakfast delicacy for most people. Many love to prepare French toast both for their guests as well as their family either for breakfast or brunch. But, for you to ensure that those who have bite including yourself love it, you need to know how to make the Perfect French Toast. To do this, you need a recipe that is not only simple but you need to enjoy the entire process.
Accompanied with some syrup, this wonderful recipe made with slices of bread, eggs, and milk, will not only be delicious but worth every minute you spend in the kitchen. For the French toast lovers out there, read more to know the tips and steps to making the perfect French toast that you and anyone who gets a bite will definitely love.
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To prepare the mixture you need at least 2 eggs, a single cup of whole milk and sugar. Mix all these ingredients in a bowl. Alongside these three add a pinch of salt, cinnamon and a drop of vanilla extract to bring out some taste. The amount of ingredients you use depends on the number of servings and if you want to make more you have to add the ingredients.
Preparing the Slices of Bread
Afterward, prepare the slices of bread. If your bread is whole and not cut into slices, start by cutting it into slices of at least 1cm or half an inch thick. Thin slices, will give you a French toast that is either undercooked or overcooked with no crispy feel to it. It will also be a little bit fluffy inside.
Dipping the Bread
Once you whisk the mixture together well, soak the slices by dipping them in the mixture. Coat both sides of the slices of bread by quickly turning each slice to the other side and soak as well. Each must feel heavier after soaking enough mixture though be careful since some sandwich bread might absorb the liquid faster and get soggy from absorbing too much liquid.
Place a frying pan or skillet over heat, which is medium to allow the pan to heat sufficiently. Add a few drops of oil such as canola, peanut oil, butter or olive oil to prevent the bread from sticking on the pan. Then place each slice onto the pan and cook it until it turns golden. Flip it to the other side and cook it until it turns golden. This should take you around 45 seconds per side.
You can also use a microwave to make French toast. When using a microwave, set it on HIGH for around a minute to three minutes until the slices are golden and eggs are thoroughly cooked. There are more details found on Warm Chef on the best toasters available.
The final step is to place the toast on a plate and serve with syrup like maple syrup, a bit of cinnamon or icing sugar depending on your preference. You can also add some sausages, bacon, sausages, or fruit like strawberries to make it more delicious. Your French toast is now ready to enjoy.