Southern Fried French Toast

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Miss Erin C.

My mom used to make fried french toast on special occasions, it was a family favorite. It has a nice crispy coating on the outside. I like a good loaf of thick cut French bread for this.

Top Review by Aimee P.

Fried with butter not too hot or the butter will burn. Med-high was perfect then turned down to medium. It was just like my Mema's. Yum!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the flour and the baking powder together.
  2. Add the eggs and mix until it a smooth paste.
  3. Add milk gradually until it reaches the consistency of pancake batter.
  4. Add vanilla and cinnamon.
  5. Heat a frying pan with 1/2" of oil over medium heat.
  6. Dip pieces of bread into the batter.
  7. Gently place the bread into the oil, fry until golden on each side.
  8. Drain on paper towels and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  9. Serve with warm syrup and butter.
  10. I use Ming Tsai's 8-Spice Powder instead of cinnamon, it's got cinnamon, allspice, anise, cardamom, ginger, fennel, clove and cumin in it.
  11. I got mine at Target, it adds a very exotic flavor.

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