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Pain Perdu Recipe

Pain Perdu Recipe

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How To Make Pain Perdu

Taste the amazing flavors of French cuisine with our tasty French recipes! You may not know it, but a lot of staple food today originally came from this great European country. Mousse, French toast, ratatouille, and crepes are just a few! Make these tasty dishes in the comfort of your own home with our handy French recipes.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 4 slices of day-old bread
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 tbsp of sugar
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • Butter, for frying


  1. In a shallow bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract.

  2. Dip each slice of bread into the egg mixture, making sure to coat both sides.

  3. Heat a pat of butter in a large skillet over medium heat.

  4. Place the soaked bread slices in the skillet and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side.

  5. Repeat with the remaining slices of bread.

  6. Serve the Pain Perdu warm with a sprinkle of powdered sugar and maple syrup.


  • Calories : 220kcal
  • Total Fat : 6g
  • Saturated Fat : 3g
  • Cholesterol : 122mg
  • Sodium : 240mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 31g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 10g
  • Protein : 9g
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