Hi Guys, Food is an interesting topic. Many of you are interested in knowing new types of recipes each day. Before I share the Cinnamon French Toast Recipe, I will share few interesting facts about the Cinnamon French Toast. When you hear the name Cinnamon French Toast, what comes to your mind? I know, people would guess whether French Toast comes from France. French Toast and France, they go together, but it is not very clear whether French Toast was originated from France. Many have a doubt about its origin. So, no worries, you don’t have to polish your French to try out the Cinnamon French Toast.
Though French toast has the name French, it was not invented in France. French Toast was in use even before France existed as a country. The main ingredient is Bread in this recipe. Bread is the staple food of many countries. The bread taken for this recipe is the white part of the bread with the crust a bit soft.
The name of French Toast, the recipe, and its serving methods differ from country to country.
French toast came to be known in the Apicius, Latin recipes during the 4th or 5th century. The French Toast was widely known in medieval Europe. In the ancient times, French toast had been served with game birds and meats. The earliest version had been found in the Roman Empire, later it was heard in England. Much later, early settlers had brought it to America.
In French, it is a pain perdu (lost bread). This recipe is known as lost bread because lost bread is used to make French Toast. This lost bread refers to one-day-old bread. This bread was normally the bread that was to be thrown away.
In this recipe slices of bread are dipped in a mixture of beaten eggs, adding milk or cream. Cinnamon is also added to the mixture. Then the egg-coated bread is fried on both sides until they turn golden brown. Day-old bread is most suitable for a tastier dish.
Some suggest slicing the bread on the previous night as to make it absorb too much egg.
In most of the restaurants, the cooked toast can be served with sugar, jam, honey, or chocolate sauce. You can serve it according to your taste; there are a lot of other possibilities. Some of the other popular toppings are jelly, peanut butter, applesauce, and nuts. You can have these French Toasts either sweet or savory. The selection is up to you. If you need it as savory, you can have cheese, ham, bacon or tomato sauce.
Different types of bread can be used to make the Cinnamon French Toast. Some cooks prefer sourdough bread, and some others leftover challah bread from the Sabbath dinner.
The British call has a different name for the French Toast which is “eggy bread,” “gypsy bread” or “french-fried bread.” Its other names include Spanish toast, German toast, nun’s toast, eggy bread, Torriga, Poor Knights of Windsor, etc.
These interesting facts will the motivation for you to try this yummy, most delicious recipe.
- 3 eggs
- 1⁄3 cup milk
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
- 4 slices bread
- 1dash cinnamon
- Beat the eggs with the whisk until foamy.
- Next, add milk, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla and beat well.
- Now, Spray a large non-stick pan with cooking spray and pre-heat the pan
- Dip bread into batter and cook until browned, (1-2 minutes per side).
- Finally, Sprinkle with cinnamon before serving with butter and syrup.
Delicious Cinnamon French Toast- Ready for your tummy!