Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Cinnamon Blueberry Baked French Toast

10 eggs
2 c. 1/2 & 1/2
1 c. milk
1 c. maple syrup
2 t. gtound cinnamon plus 1 Tablespoon
1/4 t. sea salt
1 lemon zest
1 loaf sour dough bread, cubed
2 cups fresh blueberries rinsed and drained
4 T. sugar

Preheat oven to 350^. Spray a 13 x 9 inch baking dish. Set aside.
In a large bowl, beat eggs until frothy. Add milk, 1/2 & 1/2, maple syrup, cinnamon, salt and lemon zest. Add bread cubes and mix until coated. Stir in blueberries. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish.

In a small bowl, mix together remaining cinnamon and sugar. Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar over the bread mixture in an even layer. Bake 40 - 45 minutes. Tio will be golden brown and fillng is set.

Puddle warm blueberry syrup on serving plate. Cut french toast into 12 pieces and place individual pieces on the syrup to with whipped cream serve with sausage.

Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Cherry Nut Bread

 2 c. all purpose flour
1 1/2 t. baking power
1 t. salt
1 t. soda
2 T. soft butter
1 c. sugar
1 egg
juice and zest of one orange
warm water
1 c. raw tart cherries halved
1 c. chopped nuts

In a medium bowl blend butter, sugar and egg. Add enough warm water to the orange juice to make 3/4 cup.. Add to sugar, butter and egg. Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and soda into sugar mixture. Mix well. Add cherries and nuts. Pour into a greased bread pan and bake at 325^ for 1 hour.  

Bon appetite! Innkeeper Avenue Hotel Bed and Breakfast