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Bread for French toast

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I live in the south bay. Could you please suggest me the bread I need to buy for making a french toast. Exact brand name and the store in which I can buy it would be very helpful. Thanks so much.

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  1. any bread will work, don't have a brand name for you, but most will do. the best french toast i ever made was with sliced brioche. Trader Joe's sells brioche. Add a little almond and/or vanilla extract to the eggs.

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    1. re: mariacarmen

      Thank you. That works. I can get to trader joe's easily.

    2. Greenlee's cinnamon bread is perfect for french toast, and it's made right in San Jose. I've found it in SF Whole Foods stores.

      http://www.greenleesbakerysj.com/

      1. Challah is a good bread for french toast. Try Ester's bakery in Mt View in the San Antonio shopping center.

        1. since you're in SF anyway -- sourdough makes pretty rockin' French toast, too.

          1. My sisters kids like Semifreddi cinnamon bread. It is tasty. I've also had their Challah bread for French toast and it was good. You can get the cinnamon bread in Safeway and Lucky's now.

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            Semifreddi's
            372 Colusa Ave, Kensington, CA