orange french toast recipe
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Orange French Toast Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time4 mins
Total Time19 mins

Ingredients

  • 6 slices Italian, White, or Wheat Bread
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese
  • 1/2 tsp. finely shredded orange peel
  • 1 1/2 tsp. orange juice
  • 5 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Margarine or butter for the pan
  • Confectioner’s sugar (optional)

Instructions

  • Cut a pocket horizontally into each slice of bread, without cutting all the way through. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, stir together the cream cheese, orange peel, OJ, and sugar. Spoon 1 heaping tsp. into each bread pocket. Use a knife to spread evenly.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the milk, flour, and vanilla. Place bread, one at a time, into the milk mixture. Let soak about 5 seconds and then flip over and let soak another 5 seconds.
  • Melt the margarine on a griddle or pan over medium heat. Cook the bread slices for 3 to 4 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar and maple syrup.