Pain Perdu

Recipe courtesy of L'Auberge

Photo: Pain Perdu

TOTAL TIME: 27 min
Prep: 15 min
Inactive Prep: 5 min
Cook: 7 min
 
YIELD: 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 12 slices thick bread
  • 2 cups coarsely ground almonds
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Powdered sugar
  • Sliced seasonal fruit
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      Directions

      Beat the eggs, add the cream, salt, cinnamon and vanilla. Submerge the bread slices in the egg mixture for 5 minutes. Lay both sides of the bread in the almonds to coat. Heat the butter in a heavy pan until the foam subsides, then add the slices of bread. Cook over low flame until delicately brown. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, garnish with sliced fruit and serve hot.
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