Recipe courtesy of L'Auberge Restaurant

Pain Perdu

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 27 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 5 min
  • Cook: 7 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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6 eggs

1 cup cream

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

12 slices thick bread

2 cups coarsely ground almonds

2 tablespoons butter

Powdered sugar

Sliced seasonal fruit


  1. Beat the eggs, add the cream, salt, cinnamon and vanilla. Submerge the bread slices in the egg mixture for 5 minutes. Lay both sides of the bread in the almonds to coat. Heat the butter in a heavy pan until the foam subsides, then add the slices of bread. Cook over low flame until delicate brown. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, garnish with sliced fruit and serve hot.

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