"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Company French Toast Recipe

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This recipe for Company French Toast, by , is from The DiSalvatore Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Rosemary Burr
Added: Tuesday, July 8, 2008


2 sticks butter, melted
1 c. brown sugar
1 loaf "Texas Toast" or Balkan Bakery Bread
Raisins (optional)
7 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
2 3/4 cups milk

Preheat oven to 350F.
1. Pour melted butter in a 9 x 13" pan and cover with the brown sugar.
2. Place a layer of sliced bread, as close together as possible, over the butter and sugar. Sprinkle with cinnamon and raisins.
3. Cover with another layer of bread.
4. Combine and beat together eggs, vanilla and milk; pour mixture over bread layers.
5. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
Bake at 350F for 40 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing. Makes it's own syrup.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is a great stand-by for any brunch. I've used it for Easter, Baby and Wedding Showers. Great!




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