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Fancy French Toast

Add an extra bit of exquisite elegance to your morning.  Almonds add just the right amount of tasty richness to this French toast dish.

Fancy French Toast


For 6 people

  • 1 ounce(s) sliced almonds
  • 6 ounce(s) pkg. cream cheese, softened milk
  • 12 slices cinnamon-raisin bread
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 teaspoon(s) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoon(s) butter or margarine (1/2 stick)


In 12-in. skillet over medium-high heat, toast almonds until golden brown, stirring frequently. Remove almonds from skillet; set aside. In small bowl, with spoon, mix cream cheese and 2 tbsp. milk until blended. Evenly spread cream-cheese mixture on 6 slices cinnamon-raisin bread; top with remaining bread slices to make 6 sandwiches. In pie plate, beat eggs, sugar, vanilla extract, and 1/4 cup milk until blended.

In same skillet over medium-high heat, heat 2 tbsp. butter or margarine (1/4 stick) until melted. Dip 3 sandwiches, one at a time, in egg mixture and arrange sandwiches in skillet; cook until browned on both sides, turning once. Repeat with remaining 3 sandwiches and 2 tbsp. butter or margarine. To serve, cut each sandwich diagonally in half; sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and toasted almonds. Garnish with sliced pear and seedless grapes. If you like, serve with maple syrup.

Nutrition facts

  • Kcal: 482.04 kcal
  • Fibers (g): 2.67g
  • Sodium (mg): 561.22mg
  • Carbs: 55.08g
  • Fat: 26.53g
  • Saturated fat (g): 11.45g
  • Proteins: 5.75g