Saturday, November 17, 2007

Doughnut French Toast

I just love watching Nigella Lawson cook on the Food Network. Her recipes are so comfy and cozy, and she makes preparing fun. Nigella is beautiful in so many ways. Her smooth British voice, her beautiful face, and her curves! She proves that you can be gorgeous and still love to eat good things!

Doughnut French Toast

2 eggs
1/2 cup full fat milk
4 teaspoons vanilla extract
4 slices from a small white loaf or 2 slices from a large white loaf, each large slice cut in half (stale bread works best)
1-ounce butter, plus a drop flavourless oil, for frying
1/4 cup sugar (I put cinnamon in my sugar, yum!)

Beat the egg, milk, and vanilla in a shallow dish. Soak the bread slices in the egg mixture for at least 5 minutes on each side. This will let the bread soak up all that good stuff!

Heat the butter in a skillet over medium high heat and fry the custard soaked bread till brown on each side. I usually like to lower the heat after I get good color and cook throughly on both sides. Remember your bread has soaked up a lot of the egg and you don't want it to be soggy! Not good.

Dredge the toast in the sugar mixture and serve immediately. You can put syrup or jam or whatever you'd like. I used just simple syrup on mine. Lovely!

1 comment:

Halfmom, AKA, Susan said...

I shall be quite delighted to try this recipe!! Thanks for your comments - I've been bad to work this last week and have totally forgotten about the blog - so it is lovely to see that the rest of you haven't! Thanks!