Almond French Toast Hearts Recipe
6 1 thick slices bread
1/4 cup milk
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp almond extract
2 tbsp butter or margarine
1 sifted powdered sugar
1 fresh strawberries (opt)
1 cup butter, softened
3 tbsp sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp almond extract
Cut a heart shape from each bread slice, using a 3 1/2" heart shaped
cookie cutter. Reserve bread trimmings for other uses.
Combine milk, eggs and almond extract in a shallow dish; stir well.
Dip 3 heart shaped bread slices into egg mixture, turning to coat
Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet or on a hot griddle;
arrange the 3 slices of bread in the skillet, and cook over medium
heat 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer to a serving
plate, and keep warm.
Repeat procedure with remaining bread slices, egg mixture and butter.
Sprinkle French toast with powdered sugar.
Spoon Almond Butter into a pastry bag fitted with a decorative tip
and pipe butter onto center of each heart, if desired. Garnish with
fresh strawberries if desired.
For Almond Butter: Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl;
beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until smooth. Chill until
slightly firm but still soft enough to pipe.
From Southern Living Five Star Recipe Collection
Formatted on October 4, 1996 by Jamie Calton
to Ethnic Recipes
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