Freezer French Toast


8 oz cream cheese softened

1/4 cup sour cream

1 pound loaf French bread

3/4 cup orange marmalade

4 eggs

1 cup milk

1 1/2 tsp vanilla

2 1/2 cups chopped almonds (10 oz)

maple syrup


Combine cream cheese & sour cream until smooth; set aside. Trim off ends of bread; cut loaf into 20 slices. Spread half the slices on one side with cheese mixture. Spread remaining 10 slices on one side with marmalade. Sandwich slices together; set aside.

In a shallow dish use fork to beat eggs, milk & vanilla together. Place half the almonds in another shallow dish. Dip both sides of sandwiches in egg mixture & allow excess to drip off. Coat both sides of sandwiches with almonds.

Place coated sandwiches on baking sheet lined with waxed paper; cover & freeze 3 hours or until firm. Transfer to freezer bag, & freeze up to 1 month.

To serve: Preheat oven to 350. Place frozen French toast on large greased baking sheet. Bake 30-35 minutes or until golden & heated through, turning once. Serve with maple syrup.