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Strawberry French Toast

Grammy M B H

"This makes an elegant looking breakfast or brunch and can be made up the night before then grilled in the morning. I have used fresh strawberries and just blended them to use in making the sauce. Top with whipped cream."
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45 m servings 802 cals
Original recipe yields 5 servings

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  1. Cook and stir almonds in a skillet over medium high heat until fragrant and toasted, 3 to 5 minutes.
  2. Add enough water to reserved strawberry liquid to equal 1 cup liquid.
  3. Stir 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch together in a saucepan over medium heat. Gradually stir strawberry liquid into sugar mixture; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture is clear and thick, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir strawberries and almonds into sugar mixture.
  4. Beat cream cheese, 2 tablespoons sugar, and vanilla extract together in a bowl. Whisk milk, eggs, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg together in a bowl.
  5. Slice bread at 1 1/2-inch intervals about 3/4 of the way through. Cut a slit in the center of each slice to form a pocket, and fill each pocket with 1 rounded tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture. Separate slices from loaf by cutting each slice the rest of the way through the loaf.
  6. Dip bread slices in egg mixture to coat completely.
  7. Melt butter on a griddle over medium-high heat. Working in batches, cook bread slices on preheated griddle until golden brown, 2 to 5 minutes per side. Serve French toast with strawberry-almond mixture.


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  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the bread-coating and strawberry sauce ingredients. The actual amount of the coating and strawberry sauce consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 802 calories; 31.5 g fat; 107.3 g carbohydrates; 22.9 g protein; 171 mg cholesterol; 998 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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My three boys love this recipe

I am only rating the sauce part of this recipe. I needed a strawberry sauce recipe for a cheese cake and only had a 16oz bag of frozen strawberries so I did a search for frozen strawberries and ...