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French toast Croque madame

If you love French toast but want to take it to the next level (like us!), we recommend you try our divine French toast Croque madame recipe!


For the French toast
4 eggs
3 tbsp milk or cream
Salt and pepper
8 slices bread
2 tbsp vegetable oil
For the béchamel
2 tbsp butter
2 tbsp flour
1 tsp Dijon mustard
Salt and pepper
1½ cups milk
To assemble
4 slices ham
4 eggs, poached
To serve

For the French toast
1. Whisk together the eggs, milk or cream, salt and pepper. Dip each slice of bread in the egg mixture until it is evenly soaked.
2. Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.
3. Fry the bread for 2–3 minutes on each side until golden brown.
For the béchamel
1. Melt the butter in a heavy-based pot, then remove from the heat and stir in the flour, mustard, salt and pepper until smooth.
2. Gradually add the milk, stirring until the sauce is smooth. Return the pot to the hob over low heat for 5 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
To assemble
1. Sandwich a slice of ham and a poached egg between two slices of French toast and top with béchamel.
2. Grill for 5 minutes until the béchamel is bubbling and golden. Serve with rocket.

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