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Pain perdu (lost bread)

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Categories: Cajun, Breads



{ 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 ]