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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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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
bake:
15 mins
total:
45 mins
Yield:
10 French toast sandwiches
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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.

  • 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; fat 26g; cholesterol 114mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 71g; mono fat 12g; poly fat 4g; insoluble fiber 5g; sugars 39g; protein 15g; vitamin a 485.9IU; vitamin c 1.2mg; thiamin 0.3mg; riboflavin 0.6mg; niacin equivalents 3.2mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 88.7mcg; vitamin b12 0.5mcg; sodium 402mg; potassium 471mg; calcium 201.9mg; iron 3.6mg.
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