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Nawlins-Style Pain Perdu

Courses: Breakfast, Brunch
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Vanilla bean piece
3   Eggs
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozVanilla sugar
1 teaspoon 5mlCinnamon
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlNutmeg
1/2 cup 118mlMilk
6   French bread - sliced on bias half-inch thick
1 tablespoon 15mlVegetable oil
1 tablespoon 15mlButter - plus
  Butter - for serving
1/4 cup 82g / 2.9ozCane syrup (preferably Steen's)

Recipe Instructions

In a large shallow bowl whisk together eggs, sugar and spices until well-blended. Whisk in milk. In a saute pan, preferably non-stick, heat half of oil and butter over medium heat. Dip bread slices in egg mixture until thoroughly moistened. Carefully transfer half of bread slices to pan and cook until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side, turning once. Transfer to warmed plate. Repeat with remaining bread slices.

To serve, dot with butter and drizzle with cane syrup.

This recipe yields 2 servings.

ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse - From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-061 broadcast 10-07-1996) - Downloaded from their Web-Site -


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