French Toast - Pain Perdu

Pain Perdu

Pain Perdu a classic New Orleans French Toast

Course Breakfast
Cuisine New Orleans
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 406 kcal


Ingredients for Pain Perdu

  • 1 baguette day old
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tbs. cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons. nutmeg
  • 3 tbs. light brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbs. butter
  • 1 teaspoons. vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch Kosher salt


Instructions for Pain Perdu

  1. Using a bread knife slice your baguette about two inches thick.

  2. In a large bowl add two whole eggs, two cups of whole milk then add the sliced baguette to the wet mixture.

  3. Add ground cinnamon, nutmeg, light brown sugar, vanilla extract and Kosher salt. Be sure to coat all baguette slices and let it sit for five minutes.

  4. Using a large bottom heavy saute pan add butter and bring heat to medium high.

  5. Add your baguette and let it cook for five minutes on each side.

  6. Plate and pour maple syrup as desired.