Ah, picture a French toast made with your favorite bread and gently crusted on the top with melted cinnamon and sugar.

Ingredients

2 large eggs
2 tablespoons milk or cream
1 pinch salt
3-4 slices bread
cinnamon and sugar mixture (see notes)

Directions

  1. Whisk two eggs and the milk or cream together along with the salt.
  2. Dip the bread, one slice at a time, in egg mixture coating both sides.  Place the dipped bread in a medium hot skillet that has been lightly buttered.
  3. Immediately sprinkle the cinnamon sugar mixture over the bread.  We put a nice heavy coating of sugar on the bread but you can add whatever you desire.
  4. Cook the bread for about three minutes or until it starts to brown on the bottom.
  5. Turn the bread over and cook the coated side for about two minutes or until done.  Remove the bread to a platter and serve hot.

Notes

  • To make the cinnamon and sugar mixture, use good quality cinnamon and mix the cinnamon in a ratio of one tablespoon cinnamon for four tablespoons sugar.  If you like less cinnamon, simply dilute it with more sugar.
  • Set the temperature for the pan a little lower than what you would for most French toast.  The sugar in the mixture will caramelize quickly against the hot pan.  A slightly lower heat will help assure against burning.

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