Breakfast

Yucatán Style French Toast: Ultra Decadent

It has been 15 years since we packed our bags to move from Mexico City to Texas. I’ve taken every opportunity to go back to visit. There is always something new to learn and to rediscover. And there is always a dish that sticks with me in such a way that it has me running back home to make it for my boys. If they request it, time and again, it becomes a home staple that I hope to pass on. That’s the case with the ultra decadent Yucatán style French toast.

Yucatán-Style French Toast

Yucatán-Style French Toast Print Recipe 6 to 8 servings Caballeros Pobres Ingredients 4 cups water 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/4 cup raisins or to taste1 ceylon or true cinnamon stick 3 whole cloves 2 tablespoons Dry Sherry optional6 eggs separated1 cup milk 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 tablespoon vanilla extract vegetable oil…

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