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What is the best bread for french toast? It would need to freeze well since I cook for only myself.

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  1. Challah or broiche. For the purpose of using for French toast, it will keep fine in the freezer.

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    1. re: monavano

      Heartily agree with the brioche and challah. Thickly sliced and dried out for a bit so it soaks up a good amount of batter and becomes creamy and luscious custard in the middle when cooked.

      1. re: fracklefoodie

        +1 on brioche. During the holidays, I use eggnog in place of plain milk, add nutmeg, and sometimes a touch of rum. Nice kick and delicious flavors, especially with warm Grade B maple syrup.

    2. I like using a cinnamon swirl bread or a raisin cinnamon bread too. And they freeze well.

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      1. re: eatmyfood

        I love cinnamon swirl and raisin, too!

      2. Trader Joe's Texas Toast is nice and has kept well in my freezer for more than a year now (I don't make FrenchToast too often).

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        1. re: EM23

          We are waiting eagerly for our first Trader Joes in DFW!