Pain Perdu II

Pain Perdu II

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"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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Nutrition

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  • 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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  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...

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...