French Toast for Challah or Sandwich Bread

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated May/June 1997, America's Test Kitchen TV

For toast that's consistently crisp on the outside but custardlike on the inside, the secret is to match the batter to the bread.

SERVES Makes 4-5 challah slices, 6-8 sandwich slices

TIME 35 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted a French toast recipe that would be crisp and buttery on the outside, soft and custard-like on the inside, with well-balanced flavor, sweet enough to eat with only a sprinkling of confectioners' sugar, but not so sweet that it cou...

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