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Pain Perdu (Lost Bread)

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Category: United States, Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 2 tb Orange flower water
  • 1 tb Grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 c Brandy
  • 1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
  • 8 sl Stale French bread
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • Powdered sugar
  • Cane syrup


{ Submitted by Austin Leslie, Chez Helene Restaurant }

Combine the eggs, milk, sugar, orange flower water, lemon zest, brandy and
nutmeg in a bowl. Mix well. Soak the bread in the liquid mixture. Heat the
butter and oil in a heavy frying pan. Fry the bread until golden brown on
both sides. Dust with powdered sugar and serve with warm cane syrup.

Serves 4.

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