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Orange French Toast with Toasted Almonds

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Cooking Time:

5 - 10 minutes

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound French bread or Italian bread (12 slices)
  • 6 eggs beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups half & half
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Grand Marnier (can substitute 2 tsp. orange extract for Grand Marnier)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup sliced almonds

Directions

Servings:  6

 

Wisk all ingredients together, except almonds.

Using French or Italian bread, soak bread in egg mixture.

Cook on pre-heated griddle until light brown.

Dust with powdered sugar & toasted almonds.

Garnish with orange slices & serve with warm pure maple syrup.

 

To toast almonds, place on a shallow pan & bake 5-10 minutes at 350°F.

 

Per serving (excluding unknown items): 528 Calories; 26g Fat (44.7% calories from fat); 19g Protein;

54g Carbohydrate; 5g Dietary Fiber; 209mg Cholesterol; 544mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 Grain (starch);

1-1/2 Lean Meat; 0 Non-fat Milk; 4-1/2 Fat; ½ other carbohydrates.