French Custard Toast ( Pain Perdu)

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Arrange bread slices in single layer in 2 9x13 baking dishes.
  • Whisk eggs,milk, sugar, lemon peel,vanilla, salt and nutmeg in large bowl until blended.
  • Pour over bread; let soak 5 minutes.
  • Turn slices over; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • Melt 2 tablespoons of butter with 2 tablespoons of oil on griddle or in each of 2 large, heavy skillets( preferably nonstick) over medium-high heat.
  • Add bread and fry until golden brown, about 5 minutes per side; do not undercook or the insides will not be completely set.
  • Transfer to a heated platter,sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve immediately with the syrup of your choice.
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