Grilled French Toast Kebabs

Grilled French Toast KebabsRecipe
Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Randy Mon
30 minutes, plus overnight for the loaf to stand. Three tricks for perfect results: Use day-old bread, cut each bread cube to include some crust, and soak the skewers.


Serves 4

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Nutritional Information

Calories 322
Caloriesfromfat 22 %
Protein 17 g
Fat 7.9 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Carbohydrate 46 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Sodium 584 mg
Cholesterol 216 mg


1 loaf (1 lb.) day-old pain au levain
3/4 cup whole milk
4 large eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Melted butter
Maple or berry syrup
Powdered sugar (optional)


1. Soak 12 wooden skewers (10 to 12 in.) in water to cover for 20 minutes; drain. Meanwhile, heat a grill to medium (350°).

2. Cut enough bread into 1-in. chunks, including some crust on each, to make 2 qts; save extra for other uses.

3. Whisk milk, eggs, and vanilla in a large bowl to blend. Mix in bread to coat, then thread onto skewers.

4. Oil cooking grate, using tongs and an oiled wad of paper towels. Grill skewers, covered, until browned, turning once, 3 to 4 minutes.

5. Serve with butter and syrup and dust with powdered sugar if you like.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.