Challah French Toast





Introduction: Challah French Toast

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Challah french toast is undoubtedly the king of all french toast. It's fluffy, flavorful and filling. It's everything you could possibly ask for in french toast. Follows are simple and easy to follow instructions for you to make your own killer french toast. It starts with slicing challah and goes all the way through to the fresh seasonal berries and syrup. I don't foresee how you can go wrong with these instructions. My stomach can attest that if you stick with them, everything should end up fine.

Step 1: Ingredients

You will need:

Challah bread
Vanilla extract
Ground cinnamon
2 eggs
1/4 of milk

Step 2: Slice the Bread

Slice the bread into slices between 1/2" and 1" thick.

Cut as many slices as you think you can eat.

Step 3: Make the Batter

In a bowl mix together 2 eggs, 1/4 cup of milk, a splash of vanilla extract and a few pinches of cinnamon.

Step 4: Prep the Pan

Heat the pan on a medium to high flame.

Cover the surface with butter to grease it.

Step 5: Dip the Bread

Dip a slice of bread into the egg mixture and make sure it gets fully coated on both sides.

Step 6: Cook

Place the bread on the frying pan.

Let sizzle until the first side browns and then flip and allow the other side to cook until the same color.

This should roughly be a minute or two on each side.

Step 7: Repeat

Repeat steps 5 and 6 with the remainder of your bread.

Step 8: Berry and Syrup Time!

Wash, prepare and arrange some fresh seasonal berries.

Add some natural maple syrup.

Bon appetite!



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    14 Discussions

     Pain perdu on challah? Now I am hungry.  Brilliant-looking results!


    in france we call this "pain perdu" =>"lost bread".  We make it with old bread or brioche.

    Tasty, easy and low cost. A true good thing :D

    This is our FAVORITE way to fix french toast. The Publix around here makes a raisin challah that makes some wonderful french toast!!

    I wondered if having bacon with the traditional jewish bread was bad but didn't worry too much about it!!

    Great instructable!

    I make this with brioche or Italian panettone. Whichever,-it's as decadent as hell!

    It never seems to last long enough to get to the fruit, though I've had it with mango, which was great!

    I love these recipes!!

    I think this is right up there with "dunk an oreo in a White Russian" in food combinations I wish I'd thought of.  Sadly I have to get up too early to go to the nice shop where I live that does challah, and where I work isn't exactly... cosmopolitan enough.

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    panera has this bread (from what I understand they make 1 a day)

    Good 'ible, this is really similar to how my mom makes it.

    I'm partial to matzah brei myself.

    My Jewish mother pronounces it "holly" bread.  This is the same way my mother makes it.  Nothing better!  Just a little powdered sugar on top and we are good to go.

    Never with fruit (for me) - but it still makes me hungry...