Pain Perdue (Lost Bread)

8 slices white day-old bread
3 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup milk
1/4 tsp vanilla

Beat eggs real well. Add salt, sugar, milk and vanilla. Pour mixture into a shallow dish. Dip bread slices into mixture and let it absorb mixture on both sides. Place slices of bread in a greased jelly roll pan and put in a 400F oven until dry and brown. You can also brown slices in a greased pot on top of stove. Dust with powdered sugar.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana