A few days ago, my aunt sent me a copy of her grandmother’s canes Texas toast recipe. I have to admit; I was really excited to try it out because I was looking for some breakfast recipe ideas.
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I must say, I was not disappointed with its taste and how good it was.
The recipe is easy to follow, and all you need are basic kitchen supplies like a frying pan and butter. Plus, it’s also very versatile.
You can use different types of bread for the toast if you like. I decided to adapt the recipe a bit and make it my own. I also added some variations so that you can customize it to your liking.
In this post, I want to share my aunt’s given canes Texas toast recipe with you so that you can make it yourself too. Are you ready to try it out? Let’s get started.
Why Texas toast is called that?
Texas toast is called that because it is originally from Texas. It was first popularized in the 1940s by an American restaurateur, Hailey, who started serving it when one of his customers ordered thicker bread slices.
The restaurateur found that the toast was a better fit for the client’s taste, so he started serving it. Over time, other variations of Texas toast were created, such as ham and cheese on toast and bacon & egg on toast.
What type of bread is Cane’s Texas toast?
While making this recipe for myself, I did a lot of research. During the research, I found that there are a few types of bread that can be used for this toast.
The most popular option is to use sesame seeded pull-apart bread because it has a nice texture and flavor.
However, you can also use white bread if you want something different. Another interesting option is brioche.
Brioche is a type of bread that is made with egg, butter and sugar, so it brings a lot of flavor to the toast.
What does canes Texas toast taste like?
Well, another thing that I think I should mention here before I show you the steps is that canes Texas toast tastes nothing like regular toast. The flavor of this toast is a lot richer and sweeter, which is why some people enjoy it more than regular toast.
I should also mention that the texture of canes Texas Toast can vary depending on how thick you slice the bread.
If the bread is too thin, then it will be very crunchy. I like to use a bread knife to slice mine into thicker pieces so that it is a bit softer and more tender.
And the butter? Some people may disagree with me on this, but I think that using butter is necessary. If you want to omit it, then that’s absolutely fine.
Ok, now that we have talked about the texture of canes Texas toast and its variations, let’s get started with the recipe.
Canes Texas Toast Recipe
- Prep Time10 min
- Cook Time20 min
- Total Time30 min
- Serving Size8
- Energy250 cal
Ingredients of Canes Texas Toast Recipe
- All-purpose flour 1 cup
- Bread crumbs 1 cup
- Salt 2 teaspoon
- Pepper 1/8 teaspoon
- Butter or Margarine 1 cup, melted
- 6 Egg (Large sized)
- Hot and warm milk 1 to 2 cups
- Yeast 1 pack
- Sugar 1/2 cup ( Granulated)
- Olive oil 2 teaspoon
- Sesame seeds
Instructions for Canes Texas Toast Recipe
First, we will have to heat the milk
Then, we will add the yeast to the milk and let it proof
Add 1 cup of all-purpose flour, the bread crumbs, salt and pepper to the yeast mixture
Mix everything together well and set aside
Then add eggs, flour, salt, sugar and melted butter to the bread crumbs mixture
At this point, we need an oiled bowl or skillet and put the dough into it.
Cover the dough with a towel and wait for 20 minutes to rise
Once the dough has risen, take it out and divide it into 6 equal portions.
If you feel the dough is too sticky, then use flour in your hands.
Make thin slices of the dough using a bread knife and put them on an oiled baking sheet
Take a brush and wash the dough with egg, then sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 15-20 minutes.
Enjoy your delicious canes Texas toast
- Serving Size8
- Amount per serving
- % Daily Value*Standard DV
- Total Fat25 g78 g32.05%
- Saturated Fat- g20 g0%
- Trans Fat- g
- Polyunsaturated Fat- g
- Monounsaturated Fat- g
- Cholesterol- mg300 mg0%
- Sodium- mg2300 mg0%
- Total Carbohydrate12 g275 g4.36%
- Dietary Fiber- g28 g0%
- Total Sugars1 g
- Added Sugars- g50 g0%
- Sugar Alcohal- g
- Protein3.5 g50 g7%
- Calcium12 mg1300 mg0.92%
- Iron4.6 mg18 mg25.56%
- Potassium- mg4700 mg0%
- Vitamin A- mcg900 mcg0%
- Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)- mg90 mg0%
- Vitamin E (Tocopherol)- IU33 IU0%
Pro Tips to make the Canes Texas Toast Recipe tastier:
1) Make sure the butter is melted before adding it to the bread crumbs mixture
2) Use granulated sugar instead of powder in order to obtain a sweeter toast
3) Be careful when slicing the dough as it can be easy to make mistakes and end up with irregular slices.
4) Adding a little bit of butter, margarine or olive oil to the pan before frying will add more richness and flavor to the toast.
Health Benefits Of Canes Texas Toast Recipe
I can understand why people would want to avoid foods with added sugars, but I think canes Texas toast is a great way to enjoy sweet flavors in a healthy way.
Cane Texas Toast is not only high in fiber and low in sugar; it also contains protein and calories. These nutrients are essential for keeping your body energized throughout the day.
Plus, eating these toast triangles will help you feel fuller longer, so you’ll be less likely to snack on unhealthy foods later on.
I think this recipe is more excellent and healthy than other breakfast foods.
To make it healthier, you can lower the sugar content from the recipe, and you can also add other healthy ingredients.
Well, there you have it. This buttery, crumbly and delicious toast can be enjoyed as a snack or even as a side dish.
The recipe calls for a few ingredients that are easy to find. You can make the toast in no time without any hassle. Moreover, you do not need any fancy tools and equipment to prepare it.
On top of that, you can customize the flavor with different spices and more toppings. So go ahead and try this out next time you are craving toast in the morning.