Brazilian French Toast
- 3⁄4 cup sweetened condensed milk
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 3⁄4 tsp. vanilla extract
- 2 Tbs. dark rum
- Pinch of salt
- 3 eggs, lightly beaten
- 8 baguette slices, cut diagonally 1 inch thick
- Canola oil for frying
- Cinnamon French toast sugar for sprinkling*
In a deep fryer, pour in oil and heat to 375°F according to the manufacturer's instructions. Working in batches, fry the bread until golden and crispy, about 3 minutes. Transfer to a platter and sprinkle generously with French toast sugar. Serve immediately. Serves 4.
* Available at Williams-Sonoma stores.