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Wednesday, March 3, 2010


'Very popular' amongst family and friends best describes this definately different French toast recipe. Cream cheese, mozzarella, and ricotta make their presence known in this delightful creation.

2 cups fresh sliced peaches
1 (8oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1/2 cup apricot preserves
1 (16oz.) loaf Italian bread with sesame seeds, sliced 1 1/2-inches thick
6 large eggs
1/2 cup whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 cups cornflakes, crushed
melted butter

Cook peaches in a saucepan until thoroughly heated; set aside and keep warm.

Beat cheeses ina mixing bowl at low speed of an electric mixer until blended. Stir in preserves.

Make a horizontal pocket in each bread slice; spoon about 3 tablespoons cheese mixture into each pocket. Combine eggs, whipping cream and salt in mixing bowl; beat at low speed until blended. Dip each bread slice in egg mixture, then dredge in crushed cereal. Cook bread slices in butter over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes on each side until golden. Serve with the warm peach slices.
Serves: 6 to 8

COOKS NOTE: You can use canned or frozen peaches when fresh peaches are not in season.

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