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Stuffed French Toast

Total Time
45 min
Prep
30 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This twist on the classic breakfast dish includes rum-soaked cherries and almonds— an indulgent and delicious way to start your day!
Ingredients

dried cherries

cup(s), chopped

rum

½ fl oz, dark

egg bread

11 oz, or challah (8 slices)

chopped almonds

1 Tbsp, finely chopped

egg(s)

1 large

egg white(s)

2 large

low-fat buttermilk

¼ cup(s)

confectioners' sugar

1 tsp

Instructions

  1. Combine cherries and rum in cup; let soak abuot 10 minutes, stirring once or twice.
  2. Meanwhile, spray baking sheet with nonstick spray and place in oven. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  3. Place 4 slices of bread in shallow baking pan in single layer. Stir almonds into cherry mixture; sprinkle evenly over bread. Top each slice of bread with second slice of bread. Beat Together egg, egg whites, and buttermilk in 2-cup glass measure. Pour evenly over stuffed bread, then turn bread over to coat evenly. Let stand 10 minutes, pressing edges of bread together to seal.
  4. With wide spatula, transfer stuffed bread to preheated prepared baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes; turn over and bake until French toast is well browned and cooked through, about 6 minutes. Dust with confectioners' sugar.

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