Arme Ritter German French Toast

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Recipe: #38361

March 18, 2022

Categories: French Toast

"Sandwich plum or apricot jam between 2 slices of French toast before you cook it. In some recipes they use more milk for very old dry bread."

Original is 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (377 g)
  • Calories 792
  • Total Fat - 47.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 22.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 969.6 mg
  • Sodium - 928.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 53.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 5.8 g
  • Sugars - 28.7 g
  • Protein - 37.5 g
  • Calcium - 566.4 mg
  • Iron - 7.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.4 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Whisk the egg cream and salt

Step 2

Heat the skillet add 2 tablespoons butter

Step 3

Dip bread in milk

Step 4

Heat on both sides until golden brown

Step 5

Sift the cinnamon and powdered sugar together

Step 6

Then sift over the hot buttered toast that you have cut in half diagonally


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • For the wheat bread, use a fresh loaf for best results.
  • For the light cream, use a low-fat cream for a lighter version.

  • Substitute almond milk for light cream - Almond milk is a great plant-based alternative to light cream and will give the French toast a subtle nutty flavor. It is also lower in fat and calories than light cream, making it a healthier option.
  • Substitute whole wheat bread for wheat bread - Whole wheat bread is a healthier option than regular wheat bread. It is higher in fiber, vitamins, and minerals, and is a good source of healthy fats and protein. It also has a nuttier flavor that will add an interesting layer of flavor to the French toast.

Fruity French Toast Toast the bread in butter until golden brown. Spread the slices with jam and top with another slice of toast. Whisk the eggs, cream and salt together. Dip the sandwiches in the egg mixture and cook until golden brown. Sift the cinnamon and powdered sugar together and sprinkle over the toast before serving.

Sweet Potato Casserole - A delicious side dish to pair with Arme Ritter German French Toast, Sweet Potato Casserole offers a sweet and savory flavor with creamy texture. The sweetness of the casserole complements the cinnamon and sugar on the French toast, while the potatoes provide a hearty balance to the light and fluffy toast.

Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus -

RECOMMENDED DISH DESCRIPTION: Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus is a delicious side dish that pairs perfectly with Arme Ritter German French Toast. The salty bacon and crunchy asparagus provide a contrast to the sweet and fluffy French toast, while the bacon adds an extra layer of flavor. This dish is sure to be a hit with everyone at the table!


Q: How do I make the French toast?

A: Begin by whisking together the eggs, cream and salt. Heat a skillet over medium heat and add two tablespoons of butter. Dip the slices of bread in the egg mixture and cook on both sides until golden brown. Finally, sift together the cinnamon and powdered sugar and sprinkle over the hot toast.

Q: What type of bread is best for French toast?

A: Thick slices of bread such as challah, brioche, or Texas toast work best for French toast. Make sure the slices are not too thin, as they will become soggy when cooked.

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Fun facts:

FUN FACT 1: The Arme Ritter or "poor knights" is a traditional German recipe believed to have originated in the Middle Ages. It was reportedly a favorite of Prussian King Frederick the Great, who would eat it for breakfast.

FUN FACT 2: Arme Ritter French toast is also known as German French toast, and is sometimes served with a variety of toppings, such as jam, honey, or syrup. The recipe has become popular in the United States, with some celebrity chefs creating their own versions of the dish.