Milk Bread Is Nonnegotiable for French Toast

TASTE
21Ingredients
35Minutes
Calories

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup black sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (room temperature, diced)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 2/3 cup whole milk
  • 4 bread (thick-cut, 1-inch slices day-old Our Favorite Enriched, brioche, or challah)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (or vegetable oil, for frying)
  • sweetened condensed milk (for serving)
  • bread (Our Favorite Enriched, Milk Bread)
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast (or instant yeast)
  • 2 1/2 cups bread flour (plus up to ¼ cup, 30 grams more for kneading)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon nonfat dry milk powder (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (very soft)
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons bread flour
  • 1 egg (any size, mixed with a splash of water, for egg wash, optional)
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