Cherry Almond French Toast

Cherry Almond French Toast

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Cherry Almond French Toast

Cherry Almond French Toast

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6


  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 thick slices white or French bread
  • A few tbsp butter
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup sliced almonds - toasted

Cream Cheese Topping:

  • 1 block (8 ounces) softened cream cheese
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 3 tbsp powdered sugar

Cherry Sauce:

  • 4 cups frozen or fresh pitted cherries
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 cup cherry juice or cranberry cherry juice
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 3 tbsp cold water


  • Whisk together first 4 ingredients.
  • Dip bread in egg mixture.
  • Heat a little butter in a non-stick skillet or on a griddle.
  • Cook each piece until golden brown and flip over and cook a few more minutes.
  • To serve, place a slice or two of French toast on plate, spoon some of the cream cheese mixture over top.
  • Then spoon warm cherry sauce on top and sprinkle with almonds.

Cream Cheese Topping:

  • Beat together first 4 ingredients until smooth.
  • Can be make up to a few days ahead, just refrigerate.
  • Remove from fridge at least 15 to 30 minutes before serving.

Cherry Sauce:

  • Place first 6 ingredients in sauce pan, bring to boil.
  • Mix corn starch and water in small bowl and add to cherry mixture.
  • Continue cooking, stirring until thickened.
  • Can be made up to a day ahead and refrigerated.
  • Just warm before serving.


Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 190mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 521mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 718IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 2mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition data is gathered primarily from the USDA Food Composition Database, whenever available, or otherwise other online calculators.

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  1. SO delicious and savory. My favorite breakfast recipe hands down.

  2. joan juchemich says:

    i am making your blueberry baked french toast tonight. we have it often. this one looks sooo good.