After trying this authentic French toast recipe, I can guarantee you that you will never settle for the regular French toast any more.
Prep Time: 5 Minutes Inactive Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes Serving: 3-4
One time when we visited my uncle in Rochester, NY, he took us to his favorite diner. My husband ordered their authentic French toast which is exactly how they call it on the menu. Since then, he loves the way how to serve this traditional dish.
And we cook it at home at least once a month for brunch.
Because cooking this recipe so often, it gives me plenty of opportunities to try out different bakery bread. Baguette is best for this dish. However, some baguette is hard as a rock. It is so hard that it even doesn’t absorb the custard.
So, how to pick a perfect loaf of baguette? It should be crispy, of course. But when you put a little bit of pressure and squeeze it, it should be slightly soft and bounce back. If it’s so hard that you can’t even squeeze it, I highly recommend
you to walk away.
Regular French bread is definitely better than any pre-sliced bread. But it gets soggy easily.
Throughout all these years, one of the best alternatives I discovered is the Target Market Pantry brand – Demi French Bread.
It fulfills all the requirements I just talked about. This bread is so good that you can put some spread on it to make a sandwich the night before and never gets soggy. If you happen to have a Target close by you, give it a try.
1 Loaf of Baguette (trims both ends to give the flat side to stand on the skillet; slice about 1” thick at an angle for each slice)
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Target Market Pantry Brand - Demi French Bread
This bread has the perfect texture to make this Authentic French Toast recipe. It is also great for sandwiches.
Using Canola oil can help butter to reach at higher temperature. Plus, it is better to your health instead of using purely butter.
Add ice-cream on top of the French toast and turn it to be a nice warm dessert.
Serve This With:
Sliced Up Bananas and/or Strawberries with Whipped Cream
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