Strawberry Amaretto French Toast

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Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 1 basket fresh strawberries or equal amount frozen, drained
  • 1 bottle Amaretto
  • 1 (3 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 dash nutmeg
  • Confectioners' sugar

Instructions

  1. The night before serving, soak strawberries in ample amount of Amaretto.
  2. The next morning, slice bread into 2-inch slices, then slice each slice almost through.
  3. Spread insides of bread with cream cheese. Add some strawberries and Amaretto in center; half shut with wooden pick. Mix eggs, water and nutmeg to make dip for bread.
  4. Dip bread (filled) into eggs and fry lightly in hot skillet with a little butter. Remove toast and add any remaining strawberries and juice to top of toast and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.

Serves 8.