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French Toast the way it's supposed to taste! Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
audrie
Added: Monday, August 4, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

1 pound fresh strawberries slices
cup plus 3 tb sugar
cup heavy cream
8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature
cup milk
4 eggs
2 tsp ground cinnamon
4 (1 inch thick) slices stale brioche
3 tb butter
cup pecans, chopped
cup brown sugar


Directions:
Directions:


In a medium bowl, mix together strawberries and cup of sugar. Set aside

In a food processor, blend together heavy cream, cream cheese and 1 tb sugar until thick and creamy.
In a baking dish, whisk together eggs, milk, cinnamon and remaining 2 tb sugar. Place bread slices in pan and soak on each side until well coated and soaked through. In a large skillet or griddle over medium heat, melt 1 tb butter. Remove and drain the bread slices and cook until golden turning once, about 5-7 minutes. Meanwhile, in a skillet over medium heat, add the pecans, brown sugar and 2 tb butter. Stir until sugar has melted and pecans are coated and sticky.

Serve French toast with dollop of cram, sticky pecans and strawberries.

 

 

 

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