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Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

Recipe: Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

Looking for a great way to get the kids in the kitchen? Or want to get more involved in cooking for yourself? Start with this recipe for Blueberry Stuffed French Toast.  It’s easy and fun … and who doesn’t love stuffed anything? No matter how much of a mess the kids – or you! – make, this Blueberry Stuffed French Toast recipe will always taste delicious.

Ingredients

  • Cooking spray
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 23 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divide
  • Pinch salt, optional
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries (thawed and
  • drained, if frozen)
  • 8 slices (1-¼ inches thick) Italian bread
  • 13 cup sliced almonds
  • Blueberry Orange Sauce

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F
  2. Spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray
  3. In a medium bowl beat eggs, peel, juice, 2 tablespoons of the sugar and the salt until well blended
  4. Pour into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan
  5. Set aside
  6. In a small bowl combine blueberries and the remaining 1 tablespoon sugar
  7. Set aside
  8. With the tip of a sharp knife, cut a 1-½-inch wide pocket in the side of each bread slice
  9. Fill pockets with reserved blueberry mixture, dividing evenly
  10. Place filled slices in egg mixture
  11. Let stand, turning once, until egg mixture is absorbed, about 5 minutes on each side
  12. Arrange bread on prepared baking sheet
  13. Sprinkle with almonds
  14. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes, turning slices after 10 minutes
  15. Serve with Blueberry Orange Sauce

Quick notes

Yield: 4 to 6 portions
Per portion: 483 calories, 17 g protein, 74 g carbohydrate, 14 g fat, 432 mg sodium

Number of servings (yield): 4

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