Clarify the butter,
place it in a small saucepan and cook slowly until a residue forms and
sinks to the bottom. remove from from the heat and strain off the
clear yellow liquid above to use for the frying.
Bring the milk to the
boil, with the sugar and vanilla sugar. Pour into a basin.
Beat the eggs well in
Diagonally slice the
baguette as shown in photo.
Slowly pour the
clarified butter into a frying pan large enough to hold 4 slices of
bread, placed over medium heat. Quickly dip each slice of bread first
in the milk and then in the beaten eggs, making sure both sides are
covered. Then put into the hot butter. Fry one side then turn it over.
It should take about 3-4 minutes. Remove the bread with a spatula and
place on serving dish. Pour in the rest of the clarified butter
gradually and fry the remaining bread slices.
Serve immediately. You
may sprinkle the bread with sugar and serve it with fruit purée or
apricot jam. Ideal for breakfast.
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