Perfect Cinnamon French Toast

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French toast begins with slices of day-old bread. (It is known in France as pain perdu, meaning "lost bread," probably because it provided a way to use bread that would otherwise have been discarded.)

French bread, sourdough bread, raisin bread, challah, whole-wheat bread, and even stale croissants can be used. The bread is dipped into a batter of eggs, sugar, milk or cream and flavorings, then sautéed in butter and served very hot. It may be topped with powdered sugar, fresh fruit, fruit compote or maple syrup as desired.

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10 eggs
4 ounces Heavy Cream
Salt to taste
1 tsp vanilla extract
Ground cinnamon to taste
12 slices Sourdough bread
Unsalted butter as needed
Powdered Sugar as needed
  1. Whisk together the eggs, cream, vanilla extract, salt, and cinnamon.
  2. Place the egg mixture in a shallow pan. Place the slices of bread in the egg mixture and let soak for 2 to 3 minutes,...
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Nutritions

Calories
258

Sodium
376mg
15% DV

Fat
9g
14% DV

Protein
12g
24% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV

This sweet Strawberry Freezer Jam is the easiest and most delicious way to take advantage of the season's fresh berries! With just 4 ingredients and less than 30 minutes, you will have a small batch of thick strawberry jam that you can use on toast or biscuits, in yogurt, on ice cream, and more. You won't believe how simple this truly is!

2 c crushed strawberries
4 c granulated sugar
3/4 c water
1 T freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 oz powdered fruit pectin
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  1. Combine strawberries and sugar in a large bowl. Set aside for 10 minutes, stirring regularly.
  2. In a saucepan, bring water and pectin to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
61

Sodium
19mg
0% DV

Fat
1g
3% DV

Protein
1g
2% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
3g
13% DV
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