By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… Gloria Pitzer’s Cookbook – Best Of The Recipe Detective (Balboa Press; Jan. 2018, p. 277). [A revised reprint of Gloria Pitzer’s Better Cookery Cookbook (Secret RecipesTM, St. Clair, MI; May 1983, 3rd Edition).]


6 slices of white toast – crusts trimmed away

Butter or margarine, to taste

Cinnamon and Sugar Mix, to taste

½ cup packed brown sugar

½ cup raisins

4 eggs

2 tablespoons sugar

2 cups milk

Sweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, to garnish


Butter… toast. Sprinkle buttered sides… with Cinnamon and Sugar Mix… to taste. Make 3 sandwiches out of the 6 slices, placing cinnamon-sugared sides together. Cut each sandwich into 4 strips. Arrange them in a single layer in a buttered 9-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle brown sugar over this. Then sprinkle with raisins. Combine… eggs with… sugar and… milk in a small bowl, beating well. Pour over bread pieces. Place baking dish in larger pan with enough water in it to reach halfway up the sides of the dish [containing] the bread mixture. Bake at 375°F for 45 minutes or until “set”. Serve warm, topped with sweetened whipped cream; or “a la mode”, with vanilla ice cream. Serves 6.


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Hi! I'm Laura Emerich and Gloria Pitzer, the ORIGINAL Secret Recipe Detective, is my mom. This website is lovingly dedicated to her memory and legacy.

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