Recipe says 2 teaspoons cinnamon. I cut mine down to 1/8 teaspoon. I like cinnamon, but not that much. Used the first 5 ingredients in the recipe (egg thru 1/2 tsp. vanilla) to fry the french toast on the griddle. Very good! :)
Mascarpone French Toast with Warm Blackberry Syrup
Photo: Thomas J. Story
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 1215
- Calories from fat: 65%
- Protein: 26g
- Fat: 88g
- Saturated fat: 47g
- Carbohydrate: 86g
- Fiber: 7.5g
- Sodium: 705mg
- Cholesterol: 281mg
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
- 1 1/2 cups cold mascarpone cheese
- 2 tablespoons blackberry liqueur
- 8 thick (3/4 in.) slices of day-old wide French bread, such as bâtard
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 2 1/2 cups blackberries
- 2 tablespoons butter
- Cooked bacon
- 1. Heat a charcoal grill to medium-high (450°) or set up a camp stove and use medium heat.
- 2. Whisk egg, milk, sugar, cinnamon, and 1/2 tsp. vanilla together in a large bowl.
- 3. Stir mascarpone, remaining 1 tsp. vanilla, and the liqueur together in another bowl. Spread mascarpone mixture over 4 bread slices; top with remaining slices.
- 4. Cook maple syrup and berries in a small covered saucepan until berries start to break down, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
- 5. Heat a large heavy frying pan or 2 smaller ones; swirl butter in pan(s). Dip sandwiches in egg mixture, then cook, turning once, until crisp and browned, 4 to 8 minutes total. Serve French toast with syrup and bacon.
Nutritional analysis is per serving, without bacon.
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