You can use any kind of bread for this recipe, but I like challah. I think the texture really soaks up the egg custard nicely. Be sure to use day-old bread for the best results.
For more French toast recipes, see also:
- Strawberry French Toast Casserole - Another favorite for Christmas morning, this one has the flavors of strawberries and cream.
- Baked French Toast with Apples and Granola - This one has an earthy, sweet flavor.
- Chocolate French Toast Recipe - Did somebody say chocolate for breakfast? Count me in!
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