Why is french toast called french toast? French toast was not invented in France. And it’s not called after a chef named Joseph French. But I still do not know why it’s called french toast. Oh well – I’ll just file this among my other food name questions (just beside “why is french fries called french fries?”)
I like my french toast slightly sweet so this recipe is perfect for me. I opted for honey over sugar. Although I’ve read the arguments on sugar vs honey saying honey is still sugar, there are times that I feel honey works better for me.
- 2 eggs
- 1 tbsp honey (or less, depending on preference)
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 2 tbsp low fat milk
- 4 slices of bread
- 1-2 tbsp butter
- Beat eggs. Add honey, cinnamon, vanilla and milk and stir until well combined. Soak the bread in the egg mixture.
- Melt butter in pan. Fry the soaked bread in the pan until golden brown. Serve with syrup if preferred.