Sweet And Savory French Toast Recipe

Sweet And Savory French Toast Recipe

French toast is a dish that’s easy to make with simple and easily available ingredients but just because it can be made within a short time and less effort doesn’t mean that it is not nutritious or delectably enjoyable. The simple French toast basically has two versions sweet and savoury, which can well be served on their own or can be further enhanced using different serving ideas and can be served for breakfast ,lunch, dinner ,or snack  even as dessert!!.The savory one can also be served as a side dish with soups or as an accompaniment with salads .

Sweet French Toast

Sweet French Toast

Difficulty level: easy
Preperation time :5-7 mins
Cooking time 10 mins
Serves: 4

Appliances Required

one shallow mixing dish
one spatula
one non stick frying pan
one spoon for mixing

Ingredients Required

2 medium eggs
1and ¼ cups of milk
10 gms sugar
A pinch of nutmeg/cinnamon powder
A drop or two of vanilla essence (if not using nutmeg or cinnamon pwdrs)
6 slices of white bread
3 tablespoons of cooking oil/butter/clarified butter

Method of Cooking

Mix The Eggs, Milk And Sugar

Mix the eggs, milk and sugar together .Place the slices of bread in a shallow dish and pour the egg milk mixture on top . Turn the bread slice once or twice to make sure it nicely absorbs the mixture but doesn’t become soggy with it. Next ,heat the oil or butter in a pan(preferably a non stick frying pan). Add the prepared slices of bread and fry on both sides over medium heat for about 8 mins until crisp and brown. Serve hot.

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Serving suggestions

Chopped Strawberry, Blue Berries

It can well be served with your choice of fresh fruits like chopped strawberry, blue berries , deseeded cherries etc., with a dollop of fresh cream or whipped cream, or your choice of syrup like chocolate and maple. Some icing sugar and an assortment of roasted and chopped dried nuts can also be sprinkled on top. Alternatively it can be served as a sweet main meal with homemade glazed fruits , apple sauce, stewed plums or vanilla sauce.

Savory French Toast

Savory French Toast

Ingredients Required

2 medium eggs
1 and ¼ cup of milk
6 bread slices
A pinch of nutmeg powder
1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste
¼ cup of chopped fresh coriander or curly leaf parsley
Salt to taste
oregano to sprinkle on the toast (optional)
1 tsp of pepper or according to taste
A pinch of red chilli flakes (optional)
3 tablespoons of oil/butter

Method of Cooking

Make a mixture of the ingredients except bread slices. Dip the bread slices in this mixture and fry on medium heat till well cooked and slightly crisp . Shall take about 7 to 8 minutes.

Mixture Of The Bread Slices

Variation

A really tasty variation can be given to savoury French toast by coating the the dipped slices of bread with ground sunflower seeds or peeled and ground almonds and then frying them on both sides. It can be served as it is or can then further be enhanced by placing a salami slice, a thin tomato slice and a slice of cheese on one side of the bread after turning it . After putting the cheese,tomato and salami slices sprinkle  some oregano and fry covered till the cheese melts. This can be served on its own with a sauce of choice or just plain tomato ketchup . It can also be served as an accompaniment to a green salad or a vegetable salad.

Coating The The Dipped Slices Of Bread