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French Toast Flavored with Triple Sec

There’s nothing like getting up early in the morning and cracking eggs for French toast, right?  It’s a thing that is usually reserved for an occasional weekend morning here.  The “kids” were all here for breakfast Christmas morning and this was what I made along with plenty of bacon and sausage, and forgot the pictures.


This is not “eggy” and not soggy either.  I added a little Triple Sec to flavor it up along with vanilla extract.  I usually make it with Texas Toast ~ not toasted as the name implies.  Stale bread works best.  You can fry it in melted butter but I usually put it on the griddle and save some calories. Either way, it has a crispy exterior with a creamy interior.

It melts in your mouth and is perfect for a lazy Sunday brunch!


French Toast Flavored with Triple Sec

Ingredients:

8 slices bread, stale 
3 eggs
1 cup milk
¼ cup Triple Sec
1 teaspoon vanilla
¼ teaspoon salt
Butter for frying, optional

Method:

Beat eggs and add milk.
Whisk in Triple Sec, vanilla and salt.
Dip bread in egg mixture and place on hot griddle or fry in melted butter in a skillet on medium heat a minute or two until golden brown.
Serve

Yum!!!

Do you like your French toast with syrup, powdered sugar or both?


Be sure to visit my friend, Linda’s blog @My Kind of Cooking for great tips, recipes and cookbook giveaway!


Comments

  1. I have never had triple sec in my french toast but it sure does sound good.

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  2. Oh how delish, I am freezing right now. This could warm me up!

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  3. Oh, this sounds very, very good. Will def have to try!!

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  4. Que pintaza tienen estas tostadas, son para no parar.

    Saludos

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  5. Yum, yum, I like my french toast with warm maple syrup. This is one of my favorite breakfasts.

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  6. I'm a syrup gal and this sounds delicious! I would have never though to add Triple Sec but I can just imagine how wonderful it would taste.

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  7. Looks so delicious,thanks for stopping by.

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  8. Hi Pam! Thanks for stopping by!
    I agree that there's nothing like good breakfast on Sunday morings. Although I didn't get a chance to eat breakfast as often as I wish but it's never too late right? :)

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  9. Wicked !! Definitely the thing to try whilst his nibs is away on business so there's no-one around to remind me about my New Year Diet.

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  10. Oooh, Pam, these sound really good. Good enough for dessert! Love your blog, L

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  11. That looks very yummy! We had French toast for breakfast this weekend to, but I added brown sugar, cinnamon and vanilla to it, yummy!! I love French toast, but it is not something i make often...time to start!

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  12. Triple Sec in French toast! Perfect!

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  13. Now this sounds delicious! I like mine plain, no syrup or powdered sugar but if I had to choose, maybe a little powdered sugar would work well.

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  14. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving that sweet comment! I just found your beautiful blog from your guest post on Lazaro's site...you have a wonderful blog and I'm happy to have found it! :) Mmm, I can't think of a better reason to get out of bed on a weekend than French toast...great recipe!

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  15. Look wonderful Pam, Love your header! gloria

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  16. We love French Toast, and make it several different ways to keep may family guessing which recipe they will be having. I serve it with warm maple syrup.

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  17. Love French Toast, yours look delicious, especially with the Triple Sec!

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  18. French Toast is a favourite with my kids. They love anyway it is done and yours sounds good. Thanks for sharing!

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  19. I am a huge French toast fan. Yours looks great, triple sec sounds interesting. I like mine with lots and lots of maple syrup and I would not mind some powdered sugar too:)

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  20. Love French toast and I can't wait to try this recipe! I can almost taste it now! I like mine with syrup, either cane or strawberry.

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  21. lots of butter and powdered sugar for me . . .

    Fondly,
    Glenda

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  22. Hahahaha. We're expecting more snow tonight and what with the usual panic-driven buyout of milk, bread, and eggs at the supermarkets around here, a local friend just commented that people will end up making boatloads of French Toast. Love the addition of triple sec in yours - but I'll have to save that for a true snow day :)

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  23. oh wow, this is making my mouth water! i love the way you flavored this!

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  24. Simple...boozy...delicious! Just how I like it! :)

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  25. What an attractive blog u've got here! Thks for leaving your comments @ Luxury Indulgence. I'm following u now & hope u'll do the same.

    Chk out my FB FanPage & hope to see u there! Happy New Year!

    Oh, French Toast is definitely my son's fave for bfast! Thks for sharing :)

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  27. Looks delish! I like powdered sugar.

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  28. Oh, how I love French toast. This is a dream come true.

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  29. I like my french toast with fresh strawberries and syrup! Yum! We may be making breakfast for dinner tomorrow night. I think Texas toast is the best for recipes like this. I love the thick bread! Thanks for sharing, sweet woman. Eat well tomorrow!

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  30. Yum--what a great idea to add Triple Sec!

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  31. YUM!! My kind of breakfast....well, I'm awake, aren't I?

    Powdered sugar...no way. Not even on donuts....nothing more icky than getting a slight inhale of powdered sugar. Ruins your day. Buttered syrup all the way for me!

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  32. Thats a lovely French toast and like the topping too!

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