This Is Chrissy Teigen's Secret To Perfect French Toast

Chrissy Teigen is not only an outspoken, clever, and witty Tweeter who makes us nod and laugh in approval, she's also an amazing mom and businesswoman. Oh, and she happens to be married to singer and song writer, John Legend. But enough about him. Let's talk about her. We love Teigen because she doesn't take herself too seriously; she's not afraid to admit she likes Taco Bell — just admit it, we all do (via Today). And, it turns out, she's a pretty amazing cook. With two top-selling cookbooks under her belt that are well worth the purchase price, she has more than earned her cred in the kitchen. 

From her amazing Spicy Miso Pasta recipe, to her Vodka Watermelon Slushies, Teigen knows how to create food you want to indulge in. One recipe in her cookbook, Cravings: Hungry for More, that has been making the social media rounds, and has mouths watering, is her French Toast Casserole. It sounds out-of-this-world delicious, and when you learn how she makes it and her secret to creating absolute breakfast perfection, you won't be surprised why tongues are wagging. We'll give you a little hint as to what makes this recipe so grrreat. The casserole contains cereal (and alcohol) (via The Kitchn). But not just any cereal.

Chrissy Teigen's French toast has a crunchy layer of Frosted Flakes

Teigen's French toast casserole uses Frosted Flakes and spiced rum. Sounds like a breakfast of champions to us! To get started, the first item you need to break out is a loaf of French bread. Cut it up into cubes and put it in your buttered 9×13-inch baking dish. Next you're going to make a custard. You will want to whisk together 8 eggs — you read that right — heavy cream, milk, rum, brown sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Pour it over the bread. Teigen writes in her cookbook, "The bread needs a lot of time to soak, so throw it all together before your night of debauchery and use its magical powers (rum) to cure yourself in the morning. (Afternoon. Who are we kidding?)" (via Dallas News). 

The next morning, Teigen says to take the mixture out of the refrigerator and let it set at room temperature for 30-minutes. During that time, preheat the oven to 350 degrees and mix Frosted Flakes with melted unsalted butter, and a little salt. Spread the cereal topping over the casserole and pop it in the oven for 50-55 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown (via Bombshell). The end product: perfection. Even film director Jessica Ellis shared her rave review on Twitter, noting she made it with eggnog and called it the "best thing" she's ever made before describing how "30 people attacked it like wolves at brunch." Savage. Thanks, Chrissy.