French toast



  • Stale bread slices dipped in an egg and milk mixture, sweetened and flavoured with vanilla for the dessert version, then fried in (clarified) butter until crisp and golden. The sweet version is served as a dessert in France and as a breakfast dish in the USA, topped with maple syrup, fruit or jam or sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar.


  • noun a slice of bread, dipped in beaten egg and fried, usually served with syrup or sprinkled with sugar