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Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Randy Mon Photo by: Photo: Thomas J. Story; Styling: Randy Mon

Grilled French Toast Kebabs

30 minutes, plus overnight for the loaf to stand. Three tricks for perfect results: Use day-old bread, cut each bread cube to include some crust, and soak the skewers.

Sunset JUNE 2010

  • Yield: Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (1 lb.) day-old pain au levain
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Melted butter
  • Maple or berry syrup
  • Powdered sugar (optional)

Preparation

1. Soak 12 wooden skewers (10 to 12 in.) in water to cover for 20 minutes; drain. Meanwhile, heat a grill to medium (350°).

2. Cut enough bread into 1-in. chunks, including some crust on each, to make 2 qts; save extra for other uses.

3. Whisk milk, eggs, and vanilla in a large bowl to blend. Mix in bread to coat, then thread onto skewers.

4. Oil cooking grate, using tongs and an oiled wad of paper towels. Grill skewers, covered, until browned, turning once, 3 to 4 minutes.

5. Serve with butter and syrup and dust with powdered sugar if you like.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 322
  • Calories from fat: 22%
  • Protein: 17g
  • Fat: 7.9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 46g
  • Fiber: 1.8g
  • Sodium: 584mg
  • Cholesterol: 216mg
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