We were inspired by Rachel Khoo’s ‘Little Paris Kitchen’ to make some ‘Pain Perdu’ – ‘lost bread’. Use any leftover chunky bread that’s past its best for making this sweet french toast – delicious for a weekend brunch.
For 2 adults and 1 little one you will need:
- 1 egg
- 200 ml full fat milk
- 1 tbsp sugar
- 3-4 thick slices of white bread
- Large knob of butter
Beat the egg and add the milk and sugar. Stir to mix. Soak the bread for a couple of minutes (turning it in the liquid to ensure it’s coated).
Put a large frying pan on a medium heat and melt the butter. Fry the bread in the butter, turning after 2-3 minutes. Continue to fry on both sides until the bread is golden and brown.
We serve ours with yoghurt and berries. It’s also delicious with home-made compote. Cheat and use some of our blackberry jam – Add 2 spoons of jam to one spoon of water and heat in a pan to create a sweet and sticky syrup for your french toast.
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