I have been married to a wonderful Christian man since 1976. The Lord has blessed us with two daughters and two sons. I consider each day the Lord gives me on the earth yet another chance to serve Him.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

French Toast Sandwich

This recipe is so decadent. It is a wonderful mixture of sweetness, cinnamon & apples. You might even consider this a dessert.

(serves 4)

*4 ounces mascarpone cheese, softened
*1 teaspoon cinnamon
*1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
*2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
*2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
*1 teaspoon butter
*1 large apple, cored & chopped
*1 egg
*1/3 cup whole milk
*8 slices cinnamon bread (or cinnamon raisin)

~Combine mascarpone cheese, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup & walnuts. Mix well.
~Melt butter in a small skillet.
~Add apples, cook until tender.
~Remove apples from skillet.
~Whisk together egg & milk.
~Dip bread in egg mixture.
~Cook bread on both sides until golden brown.
~Spread 1 tablespoon mascarpone mixture on one side of bread.
~Top with cooked apple.
~Add another slice of bread.
~Cook until apple filling is throughly heated.
~Serve with maple syrup over sandwich.

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