French Toast

By Cook's Hideout

This will be my post for the 2nd day of Blogging Marathon. It's been quite a while that I posted back to back and since I'll have to do this for the next 5 days, I better get used to it. Follow up on my camera, I think I might have lost the egg fried rice pics from yesterday's post, but I've quite a few photos to make up for that in this post.

Coming to the recipe, Our weekday breakfasts usually consist of toast or cereal. Which is why I try to make something interesting on the weekends, just so it feels like a weekend and not another rushed weekday. My son loves pancakes & waffles and these items feature on most of my weekend breakfast menus. Also I freeze the leftovers in individual portions for quick weekday breakfasts.

This past weekend, I decided to try something new and made French toast from America?s test kitchen. I made some changes to the recipe: I used 2% milk instead of whole milk since we don?t buy whole milk in our home. I also reduced the quantities of the ingredients as I was making only 3 serving instead of 4 as in the original recipe.

The recipe is copyrighted by Cook?s Illustrated/ America's Test Kitchen(AND I don?t want to get into trouble them for tweaking/ changing the recipe), so I?m not going to give the recipe, but will give you a partial pictorial. (So yesterday's post has no pictures, this post has no recipe--you guys must be thinking this lady is a sham. Please bear with me and come back tomorrow for a post with both, I promise there will be both even though it will be about something extremely basic and simple).

All my previous attempts left me with eggy & flavorless French toasts. This recipe makes EXCELLENT French toasts with just the right amount of sweetness and the texture is beyond belief. I?m going to be using this recipe for a very very long time.

French ToastSoaking bread in Custard (Eggs, Milk, Melted butter, brown sugar & Spices) for 20 seconds each side.

French ToastSoaking the second side.

French Toast
Cooking French Toast on Medium-low flame for 3 minutes per side or until it becomes golden-brown.

French ToastI guess these are ready to serve!!!

French ToastEnjoy warm French Toast with some maple syrup drizzled all over and berries.

French ToastTime to dig in!! Yummm..

If you want the recipe, leave a comment with your email address, I'll email it to you.

Don't forget to check out what the other Marathoners are cooking up in their kitchens.
Azeema, Bhagi , Champa , Sowmya , Gayathri Anand, Gayathri Kumar, Harini , Jay, Minu , Meena , Padma , PJ, Priya Mahadevan , PriyaSuresh, PriyaVaasu, Rujuta , Saraswathi , Santosh, Savitha, Shanavi, Smitha, Srivalli , Suma, Usha, Veena.


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