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Scrambled French Toast 2


  • 3 or 4 slices stale bread, with crust (French bread is good)
  • 2 large eggs, well beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk or cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 slices crisp bacon (fried and crumbled)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup (or to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon butter (or to taste)

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  1. In a skillet, fry bacon until crisp, reserving bacon fat.
  2. Cut bread into small cubes and place in a bowl.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together eggs, milk and salt until well blended. Pour egg mixture over bread cubes and gently toss with your fingers or spoon to coat all cubes.
  4. Reheat bacon fat in skillet. Add soaked bread cubes, and cook on medium high, turning occasionally until cubes are set and well browned.
  5. Crumble bacon and sprinkle over each serving.
  6. Serve with warm maple syrup and plenty of butter.

Source: Ford Cookbook for Car Travelers, Picnickers and Outdoor Chefs