Video: Chef John's French Toast -

Video: Chef John's French Toast

Chef John reveals the three tricks to making perfect French toast.

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Did you know most people do not make French toast correctly? Chef John does. And he’s here to clear up the confusion. In this video, you’ll see how to make a custardy batter for French toast. Chef John takes his French toast from skillet to oven—that’s another secret. (Seriously, he reveals all in this video.) The custardy batter will puff up and the toast will become soft, creamy, moist, and delicious with the outside perfectly crispy. Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John's French Toast. Use day-old bread for the best results here. See more Chef John videos >>

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Apr. 20, 2015 7:10 am
I love this recipe since I make it for company and instead of cooking all morning, I can make it, put it all in the over, then we all eat at the same time - including me, YEA!
Laura Harlow 
Apr. 20, 2015 6:58 am
The "batter" is how my grandmother, mother, and so I as well have always made French toast. We never measure(d) the ingredients though. I will try the oven though--even though it adds time from the griddle. Strange--I didn't realize there was a wrong way.
Apr. 18, 2015 10:37 pm
I've always done the custard batter, but never thought about putting the French toast in the oven. But I'm going to try it!
Clyde D. 
Apr. 18, 2015 7:39 pm
Wow, Chef John, I love french, and your's looks so good I felt I could almost taste it on your video. I plan to make it for my wife and me this next week, and surprise her. Thanks for this great recipe.
Apr. 18, 2015 2:04 pm
That looks absolutely amazing, as all your dishes do. I really enjoy them. Thanks, keep em coming.
Apr. 18, 2015 12:57 pm
Now I can start making French Toast the correct way. Thanks Chef John. Keep up with the good videos.
Apr. 18, 2015 10:30 am
Why can't I put this on my Facebook page?
Dave I 
Apr. 18, 2015 8:57 am
do you flip these in the oven ?
Apr. 18, 2015 6:49 am
Pure awesomeness, thanks so much Chef John.
macy s. 
Jun. 14, 2014 6:56 am
Chef John is a great host that sound so natural and personal during the video. The recipe is excellent and the result is amazing.
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