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When a Christmas brunch is in the future, make-ahead French toast comes to the rescue. A cream cheese mixture and orange marmalade is sandwiched between slices of French bread, frozen, and ready to be cooked at your leisure.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In medium mixing bowl beat together cream cheese and sour cream until smooth; set aside. Trim off ends of bread; cut loaf crosswise in 20 slices. Spread half the slices on one side with cheese mixture. Spread remaining slices on one side with marmalade. Sandwich slices together; set aside.

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  • In a shallow dish use a fork to beat eggs, milk, and vanilla together. Place half the almonds in another shallow dish. Dip both sides of sandwiches in egg mixture; allow excess to drip off. Coat both sides of sandwiches with almonds, adding more almonds to dish as needed.

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  • Place coated sandwiches on baking sheet lined with waxed paper; cover and freeze 3 hours or until firm. Transfer to freezer container or bag; seal, label, and freeze up to 1 month.

To serve:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place frozen French toast on large greased or parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden and heated through, turning once. Serve with maple syrup.

Nutrition Facts

562 calories; 26 g total fat; 8 g saturated fat; 4 g polyunsaturated fat; 12 g monounsaturated fat; 114 mg cholesterol; 402 mg sodium. 471 mg potassium; 71 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 39 g sugar; 15 g protein; 486 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 3 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 89 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 202 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;

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