French Toast Sandwiches


4 large eggs
1 cup buttermilk
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Pinch of salt
8 slices day old sandwich bread
4 to 5 tablespoons cream cheese
Filling of your choice*
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
Confectioners' sugar

* Jam or jelly; fresh fruit, sliced and sugared to taste (strawberries, blueberries, and apricots are three favorites); a mixture of dates and chopped walnuts; 

  • In a medium size bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, cinnamon, and salt together. 
  • Spread 4 slices of bread with cream cheese. Top with the filling of your choice, and cover with the remaining bread. 
  • Soak both sides of the sandwich in the egg batter for 1 to 2 minutes per side. 
  • Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a heavy skillet and sauté 2 sandwiches at a time over medium heat until golden brown, turning once. 
  • Repeat with the remaining sandwiches. 
  • Cut on the diagonal and serve warm, sprinkled with confectioners' sugar.

You can prepare delicious french toast sandwiches with cinnamon raisin bread. If you use cinnamon raisin bread omit the cinnamon from the egg batter.

Makes 4 sandwiches.

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