Almond French Toast

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This French toast is perfect for Mother's Day! It is a nice twist to the traditional breakfast dish, and makes a nice addition to any brunch. I hope that you enjoy this recipe. Serve with fresh fruit, fruit preserves, or warm maple syrup.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup slivered almonds

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 cup milk

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon almond extract

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 12 thick slices French bread

  • 3 tablespoons canola oil

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • confectioners' sugar for dusting (Optional)

Directions

  1. Place almonds in a small saucepan over low heat. Tossing frequently, toast until lightly browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, flour, salt, baking powder, almond extract and vanilla extract. Soak bread slices in the mixture until saturated. Place slices in a shallow pan. Refrigerate slices approximately 1 hour.

  3. Heat canola oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. One at a time, press one side of soaked bread slices in the almonds to coat. Fry bread slices on both sides until golden brown. Dust with confectioner's sugar before serving,

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

525 Calories
29g Fat
49g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 525
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 38%
Saturated Fat 7g 34%
Cholesterol 112mg 37%
Sodium 675mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 169mg 13%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 363mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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