Ella's french toast with orange and triple sec

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
Stephen Ceideburg
3 Eggs
½ cup Heavy cream
Grated zest and juice of 1 orange
1 tablespoon Triple Sec
¼ teaspoon Vanilla
¼ teaspoon Grated nutmeg
8 Thick slices of day old white bread
4 tablespoons Sweet butter
Fruit preserves or maple syrup (optional)

Beat eggs in a large bowl with the cream, orange zest and juice, Triple Sec, vanilla and nutmeg. Soak bread slices in the batter for 15 minutes.

Melt the butter in 1 or 2 large saute pans, or on a griddle. Regulate the heat so butter doesn't burn. Saute bread slowly in the bitter. The heat should not be too high, or the bread won't cook through. Saute on both sides until golden brown.

Serve with fruit preserves or maple syrup, if desired.

PER SERVING: 475 calories, 11 g protein, 44 g carbohydrate, 29 g fat (16 g saturated), 177 mg cholesterol, 484 mg sodium, 1 g fiber.

Stanley Eichelbaum writing in the San Francisco Chronicle, 10/2/91.

Posted by Stephen Ceideburg

From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at www.synapse.com/~gemini

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