Lost Bread or Egg Toast

Pain Perdu

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By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • 5 Eggs
  • 2 Tablespoonfuls of Orange Flower Water
  • ½ Cupful of


The creoles utilize left-over stale Bread in that delightful breakfast relish known as Pain Perdu. Break the eggs into a bowl, beat them till very light, add the Orange Flower Water and the Brandy, if desired, and then add the sugar, and beat thoroughly. Add the grated zest of a lemon, mix well, and then cut the Bread into slices or round pieces, taking off the c