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My three-year-old is pretty obsessed with Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal and I only let her have it on special mornings. So today I thought it would be fun to use it on French toast. Well let me tell you, it was amazing! This French toast is super moist and pretty darn delicious for breakfast but it would be equally as delicious for dessert with a scoop of ice cream on top.
1. In a 13″ x 9″ casserole dish or pie pan, whisk together the cream, milk (you can substitute 1 cup half-and-half instead of milk and cream), eggs, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt. Set aside. Tip: if you are a messy whisker, make this in a large bowl and transfer to a pie dish afterwards.
2. Crush your cereal in a bag or dish and set aside. I just poured my cereal into the dish and crushed everything with a fork. They don’t need to be smashed into dust. Keep it crunchy, folks.
3. Dip bread into wet mixture and allow to soak for 45 seconds on each side. Remove from wet mixture and place into crushed cereal. Make sure to coat both sides with the cereal, then lay all your pieces on a baking sheet or plate—just something you will set next to the frying pan.
4. Over medium-low heat, melt butter in a pan. Place 2 slices of bread at a time into the pan and cook until golden brown, approximately 3-4 minutes per side. Serve immediately with maple syrup, whipped cream, powdered sugar, fruit, nutella, ice cream, m&ms, girl scout cookies … Okay, you get the point. Serve with whatever because it’s freaking amazing.
Easy breakfast sandwich you just cook in the broiler in a few minutes! Also great on a whole grain bagel.
Nancy is the Coupon Clipping Cook, which means she not only has an astounding number of recipes to share with us (her TK recipe box is busting at the seams!) but she's also got loads of money-saving tips in her blog (she worked at a grocery store for a number of years, so she knows her stuff). She has some pretty amazing creations, like Roasted Garlic Potato Soup and Nutty Coconut Chicken. Go check them out!
Heather is a Texas native and the blogger behind Heather's Dish. She's mom to Weston, wife to Nate, and they live in Little Rock, Arkansas with their two "stubborn and saucy" dogs Bunker and Keira. In her blog, she shares her photographs, random musings (serious and silly alike), and all kinds of scrumptious recipes---and not just evil variations of her favorite mac and cheese. Her enviable TK recipe box is a testament to that. Go see for yourself!