Thursday, November 13, 2008

Cereal & Oat Crusted French Toast



Every weekend we go to breakfast with the extended family, a few weeks ago we meet at a local restaurant called Hale’s. While looking through the menu I happened to notice the advertisement of the special’s sitting at the end of the table and it had Cereal & Oat Crusted French Toast. It sounded so interesting and good that I had to try it, WOW… it was awesome. My husband and I loved them so much we recreate them at home. This French toast I think would be a good and hearty breakfast to start off a busy Thanksgiving Day.


1 C. Extra Fluffy Pancake Mix
3/4 C. Water
3 Tbs. Maple Syrup
2 C. Corn Flake Cereal
2 C. Oatmeal
6 Slices Thick Cut Texas Toast (cut in half diagonally)

In a food processor add the corn flakes and oatmeal, combine just until the cereal has broken down a little (don’t make it too small), place the cereal mixture into a pie plate and set aside. In another pie plate make the pancake batter and add in the maple syrup then mix well. Heat a deep fryer to 320 degrees, when ready coat one piece of toast at a time in the batter then cover in the cereal mixture, then slowly place in deep fryer. Make sure you do not crowd the fryer, better to cook two halves at a time. Cook each side for 1 minute or just until brown and crispy. When all of the toast has been cooked, plate it, and sprinkle with powder sugar.


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9 comments:

Katherine Aucoin said...

That is such a unique idea. I would make such a pig out of myself eating these...totally decadent.

Cheryl said...

We must try this! It looks really yummy!

Trisha said...

Just saw a similar recipe (using Corn Flakes) in Saveur's October breakfast issue. I like the oat twist here.

Grace said...

i was thinking just last night that some french toast needed to find its way to my belly this weekend. excellent recipe!

Kevin said...

I like the sound of cereal crusted french toast.

Amy said...

I love french toast. Yours looks especially yummy!

Peppercorn Press said...

French Toast is one of my favorite breakfasts. This sounds so unique and interesting. Thank you for sharing.

Audra said...
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Audra said...

Oh my gosh, Marybeth!! I used to eat this french toast at Hales every weekend, it's my favorite breakfast!!I've been looking for a recipe to make it at home forever, thank you!! YOU ROCK!!

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