Custard Toast Is an Actually Delicious TikTok Trend
Want dessert for breakfast? Try yogurt toast or custard toast, a TikTok recipe trend that tastes good, for once.
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HillJ January 27, 2022
Ok, in a pinch. BUT, this is much tastier and worth the extra steps. https://www.davidlebovitz.com/bostock-almond-paste-recipe-french-pastry-recette/
Sounds very much like a minor variation on French toast.
sort of - but when my mother would make it the bread was toasted then buttered, and there was a pool of custard around it. Not much sugar except maybe sprinkled on the bread. I didn't look at the Tik-toks, so not sure how close they are to what she made. Might say French toast was a variation of custard toast, as easily. Wonder which came first.
just looked. My mom's was better. Not sure why they take the center out.
French toast dates back to at least a Latin recipe from the first century and TicToc, though I'm not entirely sure what it is, goes back about 20 minutes, so I'd say French toast was probably first.It's generally made by dipping bread in an egg/milk/sugar/spice batter and frying it in butter.
yeah, my mother, born in the 1920s, probably got the 'recipe' from Tik Tok rather than having it handed down to her
Perhaps, or maybe from Good Housekeeping. Closest I can find to any sort of a historical reference to "custard toast" is an undated but possibly old recipe from Land O' Lakes called "custard style French Toast", which is both baked and fried. Not so many people had ovens in the first century.
Janet M. February 4, 2022
During my childhood in the 50s, mom used just milk and egg for French toast--I've never heard of custard toast until just now, although, of course, milk and egg equals custard. I've always added a small amount of sugar for better caramelization, a dash of cinnamon (although I like nutmeg, my family prefers cinnamon), and a few drops of vanilla. Always fry in butter! My rough recipe is 1 egg, 1/4-1/3 c milk, 1/2 tsp sugar mixed with generous dash of spice (to keep the spice mixed into the "batter"), and 1/8-1/4 tsp vanilla per person. I can't be precise, because I just eyeball everything in such a common breakfast food. I doubt those Romans called it "French" toast, however.
trvlnsandy January 26, 2022
Growing up, when we were sick custard toast was what my mother would fix us. This brings back memories. Big time comfort food for me
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