Almond French Toast Hearts
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 6 slices bread
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1-1/2 teaspoons almond extract, divided
- 2 tablespoons plus 1 cup butter, divided
- 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
- Additional confectioners' sugar
- Sliced fresh strawberries, optional
- Cut out bread slices with a 3-3/4-in. heart-shaped cookie cutter; discard trimmings.
- In a shallow bowl, combine the eggs, milk and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Dip bread on both sides in egg mixture. In a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Cook bread hearts for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
- For almond butter, in a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar and remaining butter and extract; mix well. Spread 1 teaspoon over each slice of French toast (save remainder for another use). Sprinkle with additional confectioners' sugar and serve with strawberries, if desired.
Nutrition Facts2 pieces with 2 teaspoons butter: 360 calories, 21g fat (12g saturated fat), 167mg cholesterol, 462mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.
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Oct 4, 2016
Made this recipe for breakfast this morning and OMG!!! it was THAT good!
Jan 26, 2015
The almond butter was a great addition to the french toast. I added a few toasted slivered almonds to the top for an extra crunch!
Feb 28, 2012
I made these for Valentine's Day lunch & took them in to my husband at work, everyone else was jealous! He can't have almonds, so I just used regular milk, but the heart shape idea was great! I made all the extra crusts & pieces into bread crumbs for use in later recipes.
Jun 2, 2011
Its really amazing, very very tasty!
Apr 13, 2009
This recipe is so tasty and so easy! We make this recipe often, and served Almond French Toast (without cutting it into heart shapes) for a big Easter brunch. It was a hit! Everyone asked for the recipe.