Arme Riddere
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Serves: 4
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla sugar (alternative substitute: 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • a pinch of salt
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) milk
  • 8 slices of brioche or challah bread, sliced thick
  • butter for frying
  1. In shallow baking dish, combine the eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, salt and milk. Set aside.
  2. Bring a skillet to medium high heat and while it is warming up, lay a slice of bread into the egg mixture. Evenly coat the bread slice, then turn it over and evenly coat the other side.
  3. Once the skillet has been brought to temperature, add a pat of butter to the pan allow it to melt, then cook the bread slice until browned on both sides. You will need to turn the bread over half way through cooking, or after 3-4 minutes. Repeat until all bread slice have been cooked, adding more butter to the skillet as necessary to keep the bread from sticking.
  4. Top your arme riddere with butter, maple syrup, fresh fruit, powdered sugar or your favorite topping.
This recipes serves 4 and can be doubled.
Recipe by Thanks For The Food at