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Crispy French Toast

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars
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"I first ate this French toast in a coffee shop in Galveston, Texas. After I'd tried it I couldn't wait to come up with my own version. It's great for a late brunch; especially when topped with syrup, fresh strawberries and whipped cream"
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Ingredients

30 m servings 428
Original recipe yields 6 servings (12 slices)

Directions

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  1. Heat deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl combine eggs, milk, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla; beat well. Place cornflakes in a separate bowl. Dip bread slices in egg mixture and press into cornflakes.
  3. Carefully slide coated bread slices into hot oil. Fry on each side until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Footnotes

  • Editor's Note
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount may vary depending on cook time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 428 calories; 32.8 27.8 6.4 65 312 Full nutrition

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Definitely the best french toast I have ever eaten. I made fresh cinnamon/brown sugar bread and sliced it thick. It turned out great. Don't be tempted to not use the corn flakes! They add ...

Most helpful critical review

O.k., this was WAAAAY too messy, way too greasy and waaaay to sweet. I would suggest using unsweetened cornflakes, as the recipe already has sugar in it. When you add the syrup...sugar overloa...

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Definitely the best french toast I have ever eaten. I made fresh cinnamon/brown sugar bread and sliced it thick. It turned out great. Don't be tempted to not use the corn flakes! They add ...

Awesome recipe !

I used Challah bread and Raisin Bran Crunch (minus the raisins) and it came out great. The children loved it and they didn't even want syrup until I offered it to them (silly me) The outside w...

O.k., this was WAAAAY too messy, way too greasy and waaaay to sweet. I would suggest using unsweetened cornflakes, as the recipe already has sugar in it. When you add the syrup...sugar overloa...

I have used several recipes from this website, but this one is the best!!!! Easy and really good to look at. My whole family went nuts over it and I have made copies for family and friends. Grea...

I have been making this same recipe for years and love it. I don't measure, just add a little of this and that. Thanks for submitting it, Donald.

I made this recipe for my daughter and myself, and we did not like it at all.

This is the best french toast I have ever had! I did make an adjustment though. All I had was frosted flakes, so I just didn't add any sugar to the egg mixture. It wasn't too overly sweet, just ...

it was very good i just used a little less milk.