Oh wow. I have just discovered French Toast.

(29 Posts)
fuzzpig Tue 01-Jan-13 09:08:26

DSD has been making it at home for a while (she was curious after seeing it mentioned so often in US shows) and has just made it for us for New Year's Day breakfast.

Yum! grin

We just had it with a bit of sugar, but I'd love some topping ideas please?

As an aside, can you get cinnamon sugar in England?

Ruffello Tue 01-Jan-13 09:20:47

Specialist shops might sell it, but it's very easy to make your own - just mix sugar and cinnamon - I guess a ratio of about 3 parts sugar to 1 cinnamon would be about right.

fuzzpig Tue 01-Jan-13 09:26:26

Thanks smile I'm not actually that keen on cinnamon as a flavour but I love the cinnamon square cereal as it's so sugary blush

MikeLitorisHasChristmasLights Tue 01-Jan-13 09:26:46

Try this

I use choc chip brioche, tastes amazing!

Fairylea Tue 01-Jan-13 09:30:00

I think it's nice for lunch with plain old egg and tomato sauce smile

ohfunnyFRANKENface Tue 01-Jan-13 09:33:13

Bacon and maple syrup!!!

Amazing.

DP made me this when he proposed...perfect.

trudolphtherednosedreindeer Tue 01-Jan-13 09:36:28

We have it savoury rather than sweet. Good toddler food smile

I sprinkle some mixed herbs with the egg and kids have with toms and cucumber maybe some tom sauce as a treat. I have hp sauce with mine.

ohfunnyFRANKENface Tue 01-Jan-13 09:52:42

does having maple syrup AND ketchup make me a genius or just weird?

FortyFacedFuckers Tue 01-Jan-13 09:58:59

I have sugar with it, everybody else I know has savoury with it and is shocked I have sugar! It's so yummy <goes to make some now> grin

MrsHoarder Tue 01-Jan-13 10:01:33

I spread it with ketchup

Shinyshoes1 Tue 01-Jan-13 10:14:08

What is French toast ? confused

I have it with cinnamon, blueberries, raspberries and icing sugar!

It's got to be plain with HP sauce.

Or maybe some beans.

With bacon and mushrooms and sausage on the side. <drool>

JaquelineHyOnChristmasSpirit Tue 01-Jan-13 10:21:31

Damn it if DH wasn't making a full roast beef dinner for lunch I would be asking him to do this!

Just have it plain covered in ketchup. Perfection!!

Shinyshoes1 - the posh name for Eggy Bread.

YDdraigGoch Tue 01-Jan-13 10:23:45

I spread marmite on mine - delish.
Also good with bacon, but not averse to a bit of sugar either.

We always cook French toast on Brownie sleepovers. You'd be amazed at how much little girls can get through!

tittytittyhanghang Tue 01-Jan-13 10:24:53

Good old eggy bread, perfect on its own with a pinch of salt smile

Hulababy Tue 01-Jan-13 10:27:12

I don't like it sweet. Savoury and just plain old eggy bread - yum!

I've just had to make some, I was craving it after this thread. Yum! smile

nipersvest Tue 01-Jan-13 12:33:10

i don't do it sweet either, salt, pepper and ketchup for me.

fuzzpig Tue 01-Jan-13 13:46:26

Wow thanks for all the ideas! smile apologies for the extra calorie intake I've caused by starting this thread grin

BikeRunSki Tue 01-Jan-13 13:50:38

It's our usual Sunday breakfast, except we call it Fireman Bread.

fuzzpig Tue 01-Jan-13 14:09:35

Aww that's sweet, is there a reason for its name? <nosy>

Oh it's lovely.

Just mix some cinnamon and some sugar in a bowl and sprinkle over, or out in one of those shaker things.

I like it as:

plain old eggy bread with mushrooms and HP sauce

French toast with orange juice as well as egg (and cream if any knocking around)

Indian style with chopped chilli and coriander etc

Make a banana sandwich, then dip in egg and fry. Known as monkey toast in the US. Serve with maple syrup. Bacon optional. Wait quietly for heart attack.

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