French Pain Perdu (Lost Bread) Creole Style

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Don't throw away that bread!! This is a great way to use up day old bread. The kind of bread that works best is dense French, Italian, or brioche. This is a great brunch item. For a non-alcoholic version, substitute brandy with vanilla extract. Experiment with other extracts too.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine sugar, milk, salt, flavorings, and eggs.
  2. Soak bread in mixture.
  3. Cook in hot oil and butter mixture until golden brown on both sides.
  4. Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar. Serve hot with syrup or honey.

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