Monday, March 24, 2014
French Toast Pockets
1 loaf Rhodes white bread, baked, cooled, & sliced into 8 slices (day old) 8 ounces softened cream cheese 2 teaspoons vanilla 6 tablespoons sugar, divided 8 tablespoons coarsely chopped pecans 7 large eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon nutneg 1 cup crushed corn flakes 1/2 cup shredded coconut
Procedures : Combine cream cheese, vanilla, chopped pecans and 2 tablespoons sugar. Set aside. Combine eggs, milk, nutmeg and 4 tablespoons sugar until well blended. Set aside. Combine crushed cornflakes with coconut and set aside. Cut down through the top and along one side of each slice of bread. Spread a generous tablespoon of cream cheese filling inside of each pocket. Preheat lightly greased electric griddle to 325oF. Dip bread pockets into egg/milk mixture, then into corn flake/coconut mixture. Coat both sides of each pocket slice. Cook until golden on both sides and each slice is warmed through. Serve warm with Creamy Caramel Syrup. (Bread may be stuffed, wrapped, and frozen ahead of time."