About Mimi’s Cafe

Founded in 1978 by Arthur Simms, who was stationed in France during World War II, Mimi’s Cafe is a neighborhood cafe offering French Inspired American comfort food. In February 2013 Mimi’s Cafe was purchased by Le Duff America, Inc., the North American subsidiary of Groupe Le Duff, a global bakery and restaurant company headquartered in Rennes, France. Since then, the team has launched new dishes reflecting the culinary traditions of fresh ingredients, bistro classics, and American comfort food. There are currently 97 Mimi’s Cafe locations throughout 18 states in the U.S.




French Toast Royale

La Madeleine Recipe

Serves 4

4 eggs
3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
8 slices Muesli Bread, sliced 3/4 inch thick
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1/2 cup bananas, sliced
1/2 cup strawberries, sliced
maple or boysenberry syrup

Mix the eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla together in a large bowl. Dip the bread slices into the batter and let soak for 5 minutes, then turn the bread over and soak for five more minutes.
Melt the butter in a saute pan.  Place bread slices in the pan, you have to do several batches.  Cook the bread for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Flip the bread and cook another 2 minutes.
Place one slice of bread on a serving plate.  Place the bananas and strawberries on the bread and
top with a second slice.  Repeat with the remaining bread slices. Keep warm until ready to serve.
Top with maple or boysenberry syrup.

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