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Christmas French Toast with Dried Fruit Syrup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Moilanen
Added: Saturday, January 5, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 cup maple syrup
14 thinly sliced dried apricots
1/4 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup dried cherries
1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
12 1" thick diagonal slices of Italian Bread (about one 14" loaf)
6 oz. sharp Cheddar cheese sliced very thin
4 large eggs
2 cups milk
2 tbsp. unsalted butter

Directions:
Directions:
In small bowl, stir together syrup, apricots, raisins, cherries and walnuts. The syrup may be made 1 day ahead and kept covered at room temperature.

Cut a pocket down the length of the crust of each piece of bread with a small, pointed serrated knife and stuff each bread slice with some of the Cheddar. In a bowl whisk together the eggs, milk, salt and pepper. Dip the stuffed bread slices, one at a time in egg mixture,soaking them thoroughly and letting excess drip off and transfer to a tray. In skillet heat 1 tbsp. butter over medium high heat until foam subsides. In it saute bread slices in; batches, adding remaining 1 tbsp. butter as necessary for 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer French Toasty as it is cooked to a baking sheet and keep it warm, in preheated 250 oven. Serve with syrup mix, heated.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Serves 6
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Make extra syrup.

 

 

 

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