Pain Perdu II

Pain Perdu II

stevefenton

"Pain Perdu is a special New Orleans-style French Toast. The most tender version is made with wide loaves of French or Italian bread. Its great flavor comes from the orange brandy in the batter."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 426 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 426 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 9.3 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 68.1g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 14.6 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 235 mg
  • 78%
  • Sodium:
  • 611 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large bowl, combine eggs, sugar, milk, brandy and orange zest. Beat until thick and foamy. Pour mixture into a shallow pan. Soak bread slices in the mixture for 1 to 2 minutes on each side until they are thoroughly soaked through.
  2. Heat a griddle or frying pan over medium heat. Lightly spray griddle with cooking spray. Cook the bread slices 1 to 2 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Serve hot.

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I made a version of this recipe for New Year's morning and it was such a hit. Instead of orange brandy and orange zest, I used Grand Marnier and clementines with day-old challah bread. In addit...

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Try using vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar in the egg/milk mixture. To die for!

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I made a version of this recipe for New Year's morning and it was such a hit. Instead of orange brandy and orange zest, I used Grand Marnier and clementines with day-old challah bread. In addit...

I thought this recipe was great. I didn't have any oranges on hand for the orange zest, but used a little orange extract instead and that worked just fine. Only the next time I make this I will ...

This was a very flavorful alternative to regular french toast. I only used 6 pieces of white bread so I halved the other ingredients as well, but found that the bread was really dry. I ended u...

Wow! I can't imagine eating french toast any other way now. So tasty even though I used triple sec for the orange liquer (not very authentic) I will try Grand Marnier next time like someone el...

This was fantastic, I'm making for dinner tonight! When I first made it, my family requested it 3 days in a row! I ran out of orange liquor so once used orange extract (fantastic) instead. On...

I didn't have orange liqueur, so we used orange juice and I added a bit more orange peel (I used the dried kind). It was very tasty, good flavor, but makes more egg mixture than I needed persona...

I made this & it was a hit! I followed the recipe and it was wonderful. I'm not sure why people bother rating a recipe when they've change almost everything in it! A few things I can see..but o...

I have made this several times with rave reviews. So delicious and easy!

Tasty french toast, but next time I think I'll add half the liquor. The liquor taste was too strong for me, especially for breakfast!

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