Another name for this dish that many are familiar with is "French Toast"


2 eggs beaten 
1 cup of milk 
1/2 cup of sugar 
1/4 teaspoon of vanilla 
8 slices of stale bread (French bread can be used) 
1/2 cup of vegetable oil 


1. Blend the eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla in a bowl. 

2. Dip the slices of bread in the mixture and fry in hot oil, turning once, until golden brown. 

3. Drain of paper towels. 

*NOTE* You can top the Pain Perdu with powered sugar, butter, preserves or syrup or all of these. 

Makes 4 servings.