Almond French Toast Recipe

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Almond French Toast
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  • 12 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup amaretto
  • 3 cups half-and-half or 3 cups milk
  • 6 -8 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 32 slices bread (slightly stale,thick-sliced works well)
  • 2 cups thinly sliced almonds
  • confectioners' sugar


  1. In a medium mixing bowl,beat the eggs.
  2. Whisk in the almond extract,ground cinnamon,nutmeg, amaretto and half-and-half.
  3. Melt about 1/2 tblsp of butter in a heavy skillet.
  4. Or griddle over medium-high heat and spread it around.
  5. Dip the bread,piece by piece,in the egg mixture until just barely soaked through.
  6. Cook until browned on one side,2-3 minutes,then before flipping,sprinkle with almond slices.
  7. Flip and cook until the other side is nicely browned.
  8. Continue with all the bread,adding butter as needed.
  9. Set each piece on a large platter,and put in a warmed oven as you cook.
  10. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar and serve with maple syrup or whatever syrup you enjoy.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1661.23 Kcal (6955 kJ)
Calories from fat 899.33 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 99.93g 154%
Cholesterol 678.58mg 226%
Sodium 1374.82mg 57%
Potassium 1217.73mg 26%
Total Carbs 131.16g 44%
Sugars 16.41g 66%
Dietary Fiber 28.16g 113%
Protein 65.13g 130%
Vitamin C 1.9mg 3%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 8%
Iron 16.5mg 92%
Calcium 1997.3mg 200%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 246.03 Kcal (1030 kJ)
Calories from fat 133.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.8g 154%
Cholesterol 100.5mg 226%
Sodium 203.61mg 57%
Potassium 180.35mg 26%
Total Carbs 19.42g 44%
Sugars 2.43g 66%
Dietary Fiber 4.17g 113%
Protein 9.65g 130%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 3%
Iron 2.4mg 92%
Calcium 295.8mg 200%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 40.8
  • 44

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium,
  • High in Total Fat

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