I had something similar to this when I went to San Francisco earlier this year and have been thinking about it since. The other morning I decided to get into the kitchen and see if I could re-make this recipe. What I was shooting for is a bread pudding-like interior with a slightly crispy exterior and then a cinnamon and sugar crust. I know it sounds completely indulgent, ok, it is! I won’t make this often, but what a treat it was.
Sinful French Toast
3 Egg Yolks & 1 Whole Egg
1 Cup Whole Milk
4 Slices Bread, use a dense bread such as French or brioche
1 Cup Sugar
2 Tablespoons Cinnamon
In a deep dish mix together the eggs and milk, soak the bread in this mixture until completely saturated. In a large frying pan, heat ¼ inch of oil to 325 degrees. While oil is heating combine the cinnamon and sugar on a plate and set aside. To cook the French toast, fry in the oil for 2-3 minutes per side until golden brown. Remove toast from the oil and drain, then dredge in the cinnamon sugar until completely coated, remove to a plate and continue cooking the rest of the toast. Serve immediately.