Chocolate French Toast With Strawberry Syrup Recipe
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Chocolate French Toast With Strawberry Syrup
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1-1/2 cups fresh or unsweetened frozen strawberries
1/2 cup vanilla sugar
2 tbsp. cocoa powder
1/2 cup milk
6 slices french bread, sliced
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
Unsweetened whipped cream
Directions: Make strawberry syrup:
In a small saucepan combine syrup, sugar, spices and strawberries. Bring to a
boil over medium heat, stirring often. Lower heat to simmering and cook until
thick and syrupy consistency is reached. Keep warm.
Make chocolate french toast:
In a large shallow bowl whisk eggs. In a small bowl combine vanilla sugar and
cocoa until well-blended and whisk into eggs. Whisk in milk.
In a non-stick sauté pan, heat half of oil over medium heat. Dip bread slices in
egg mixture until thoroughly moistened. Carefully transfer half of bread slices
to pan and cook until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side, turning once.
Transfer to warmed plate. Repeat with remaining bread slices.
To serve, drizzle with strawberry syrup, top with a dollop of whipped cream, and
sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.
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