Thursday, March 31, 2022

Rabanada (Brazilian French Toast)


This unique, cinnamon-infused, twist on French Toast will have you and your crew coming back for more! 

Prep Time10 mins

Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Brazilian
Servings:  - 5 people


  • ¼ c sugar
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 3 c milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 loaf, stale French bread, Italian bread, brioche, or challah, sliced 1 inch thick
  • Oil for frying (olive or canola)


  • On a large plate, mix the sugar and cinnamon until blended, set aside.
  • Place the milk in one shallow bowl and the eggs in another. Lightly beat the eggs.
  • In a medium skillet, heat ½ inch of oil to just before it begins to smoke (350-375F).
  • Working with a few slices at a time, dip the bread in the milk letting it soak in. Then, dip the bread in the beaten egg, coating both sides.
  • Place the soaked bread in the hot oil and fry for 2-3 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Carefully remove the fried French toast from the hot oil and place on a platter that has been lined with paper towels.
  • Continue with the remaining bread.
  • While the fried French toast is still warm, dip both sides in the plate with cinnamon sugar, and serve.