When you are in a hurry, French toast can be a lifesaver
When you’re in a rush, French Toast can be one of the simplest, quickest, most satisfying meals you’ll ever have, so why not make it as easy as possible?
And, like any good French toast, there are a few things you should know first.
How to make French toast How to prepare French toast French toast is a simple dish that is perfect for lunch, dinner and late-night meals.
Here are a handful of tips for making it: Preheat the oven to 200C (390F) or 350C (600F) and line a baking tray with foil.
Place the butter in a small frying pan.
Cook the butter over medium-high heat until the edges of the pan are golden brown and the edges are crispy, about 10 minutes.
Remove the pan from the heat and pour in the melted butter.
Add the mustard seeds, parsley and basil.
Cook for 5 minutes, then add the breadcrumbs, milk and sugar.
Cook until the sugar has dissolved, about 2 minutes.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared baking tray, and place it on top of the butter.
Repeat with the rest of the bread crumbs.
Spoon half the batter into each slice of toast, filling each slice to the top.
Cook, flipping, for about 10-15 minutes, until golden brown on the bottom.
Flip the slices a few times and continue cooking, flipping them every 15 seconds or so until golden.
Serve immediately with a salad or with a side of breadcrumbed French toast.
Read more about French toast: The best French toast recipe How to bake French toast for lunch How to eat French toast at home: What to order at your next meal French toast makes a great side dish, lunch or dinner, or is a great lunch or dessert.
This recipe will also make a fantastic sandwich.
It’s also a great breakfast or snack.
Try making it ahead of time to prepare it ahead.
Here’s a list of ingredients you’ll need: A baking tray 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon ground mustard seeds 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 teaspoon ground basil 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/16 teaspoon ground allspice 1/6 teaspoon black pepper 1/12 teaspoon ground black pepper flakes 3 large eggs 1/3 cup flour 1/5 cup water 1/1 teaspoon baking powder 1/10 teaspoon ground coriander powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon oil, for frying 1 tablespoon flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons salt 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon coriand pepper Directions For the butter: Heat the butter, olive oil, ground mustard seed and chopped parsleys in a frying pan over medium heat until softened and fragrant, about 5 minutes.
Add in the bread and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-5 minutes until the bread starts to brown and turns golden brown.
Add all of the flour, salt and pepper to the pan, stir well and cook until the flour is melted, about 30 seconds.
Add milk and continue to cook for 2 minutes, adding more water if the batter begins to thicken.
Remove from the pan and pour into the baking tray.
Cook in the oven for about 30 minutes, or until golden and cooked through.
Remove breadcrumbles and serve with salad.
For the bread: Pre-heat the pan to 200 C (390 F) or 400 C (650 F) and add the flour to a large bowl and stir well to combine.
Pour in the butter and stir until the butter is completely incorporated and the mixture is smooth and fluffy, about 15-20 minutes.
Transfer the mixture to a lightly greased baking tray and spread the mixture evenly over the top of each slice.
Bake for about 15 minutes, flipping each slice every 15-15 seconds or until the slices are golden.
Turn the slices over halfway through and bake another 5 minutes or until they are golden and crisp.
Serve with salad or bread crumbed french toast.