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Sunday Morning

You know how you wake up on Sunday and just want to lie around and do a whole lotta nothing? But then you realize that you need to eat? This morning I laid in bed thinking while French Toast would be nice, stuffed French Toast would be even nicer, so down to the fridge I went. Bread, eggs, milk and butter – check! Now that I have this new blog (duh, why else would you be here?), writing down a recipe is suddenly important. I want y’all to be able to taste the goodness too, so here’s what I came up with based on what I had in the pantry.

Nutella French Toast

Nutella French Toast

Serves 4

8 slices bread – I used Sara Lee Whole Grain White but any soft bread would work

1 tbsp butter

1 tbsp vegetable oil

3 eggs

1/4 tsp vanilla

1/2 tsp cocoa powder

pinch of salt

1/2 tbsp cinnamon sugar (I have this in a shaker for cinnamon toast – it’s about 1/2 cup sugar to 1 tbsp cinnamon)

Nutella

Spread the Nutella on a slice of bread and top with a second slice. Whisk together the eggs, vanilla, cocoa powder, salt and cinnamon sugar in a shallow bowl. Heat frying pan on medium high. Add butter and oil. Place the Nutella sandwich in the egg mixture turning once and add to frying pan – I use a large flat pan so I can cook all of the French toast at once. Cook until golden brown and flip to cook the other side. Place on plate and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Russell (aka A Boy Named Sous – more on this later) and I ate this for breakfast this morning. It didn’t need any syrup and was chocolaty, breakfasty goodness. Perfect with a cup of coffee. I’m going to try it out on the kids next weekend. I think sliced bananas would be a great addition (inside the sandwich), I’ll have to let you know.

There’s my first recipe. And so it begins…

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9 responses »

  1. Yum-e….will give this awesome white trash recipe a try…

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  2. Intelligent Investor

    Nice first post. Sounds tasty. Can’t wait for more white trash ! Intelligent Investor

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  3. Sounds yummy! My kiddos love Nutella on just about anything. It actualy is good on apples too like peanut butter!

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    • I fell in love with it in Europe a million years ago. I like it on toast and graham crackers. My friend suggested adding bacon between the bread for the french toast. Since bacon is divine I’m totally going to try it.

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  4. All that’s missing is the aroma of menthols!

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  5. I made this for Brinner (Breakfast for dinner) last night with the addition of bananas. Delightful. I also didn’t have enough Nutella to go round so I made a few substituting peanut butter and topping with maple syrup. Worked wonderfully!

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