Winter in Italy French Toast

Posted2/10/2010 12:01 AM

3 eggs



cup half-and-half

2 tablespoons sugar

Pinch of nutmeg and/or cinnamon

6 slices white bread

cups roasted apples

1 cup mascarpone cheese

Ground cinnamon, to taste


cup toasted walnuts


cup raisins


cup caramel sauce

In a medium bowl, beat the eggs; add half-and-half, sugar and spices and mix until well combined.

Heat a griddle over medium heat. Dip bread into batter and grill on both sides until golden brown. Set aside and keep warm.

Stir cinnamon into mascarpone cheese. Layer the cinnamon mascarpone between each piece of French toast being stacked and top with roasted apples, walnuts and raisins. Drizzle with warm caramel sauce and enjoy.

Serves two.

Adapted from chef Jon Steinberg, Egg Harbor Cafe