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                          PAIN PERDU (LOST BREAD)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cajun                            Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3                    Eggs, beaten
      1/2   c            Milk
      1/2   c            Sugar
    2       tb           Orange flower water
    1       tb           Grated lemon zest
      1/4   c            Brandy
      1/2   ts           Ground nutmeg
    8       sl           Stale French bread
    2       tb           Butter
    2       tb           Vegetable oil
                         Powdered sugar
                         Cane syrup
 
   { Submitted by Austin Leslie, Chez Helene Restaurant }
   
   Combine the eggs, milk, sugar, orange flower water,
   lemon zest, brandy and nutmeg in a bowl.  Mix well.
   Soak the bread in the liquid mixture. Heat the butter
   and oil in a heavy frying pan.  Fry the bread until
   golden brown on both sides.  Dust with powdered sugar
   and serve with warm cane syrup.
   
   Serves 4.
   
   [ The Legends of Louisisna Cookbook; Sheila Ainbinder;
   ISBN 0-671-70817-1 ]
  
 
 
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