Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Day 19 - Strawberry French Toast

As I'm heading out to breakfast this morning with my darling daughter, my mouth is already watering after seeing this recipe!

King’s Hawaiian Strawberry French Toast

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 (1 1/2-inch) thick slices King's Hawaiian Bread
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar, optional
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest, optional
  • butter or vegetable oil for frying
  • powdered sugar, for garnish
  • maple syrup, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Cut each slice into approximately 3-inch wide pieces.
  2. Using serrated knife, cut a pocket in edge of each slice and fill with strawberries.
  3. Combine eggs, milk, vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, and if desired, sugar and orange zest.
  4. Heat griddle over medium heat. Grease with butter or oil.
  5. Quickly dip (do not soak) slices in egg mixture.
  6. Cook until golden brown on both sides.
  7. Keep egg mixture well blended.
  8. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with additional strawberry slices.
  9. Serve immediately with warm syrup

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