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Orange French Toast (topped wth toasted almonds) Recipe

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This recipe for Orange French Toast (topped wth toasted almonds), by , is from Joy of the Repast: Favorite Recipes of Family and Friends, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kara Sanchez
Added: Thursday, June 2, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup almonds
6 eggs
1/2 cup canned milk
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. grated orange rind
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
powdered sugar
unsalted butter for griddle
8 - 10 slices of bread

Directions:
Directions:
Toast almonds until fragrant (about 8-10- minutes). Chop coarsely. Set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk the eggs until frothy, then blend in the milk, sugar, orange rind, vanilla and cinnamon.
Melt a butter in a skillet. As the butter melts, dunk bread in the egg mixture (both sides) and place in the skillet. Fry each slice on both sides until golden brown.
Serve buttered, with warm maple syrup or honey. Garnish with almonds and powdered sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 servings
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Kara served this French toast at a brunch in Boquete and it was a big hit! Kara is a professional chef and is now working as the chef on a luxury yacht. Kara can do no wrong.

 

 

 

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