French Toast Crostini with Maple Crème & Fresh Berries

French Toast Crostini with Maple Crème & Fresh Berries

The perfect addition to any brunch!

Directions:

For the crostini:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Slice baguette on the bias into ½ -inch slices.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs, half and half, cinnamon, vanilla, salt and brown sugar.
  4. Melt butter in a 12" skillet over medium heat.
  5. Dip baguette slices into egg mixture until saturated and transfer immediately to skillet. Brown evenly on both sides and transfer to a parchment lined sheet tray. Continue process until all slices of bread are cooked.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes until crisp. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature.    

For the berries:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine berries and sugar. Reserve.

For the maple crème:

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together cream cheese and maple syrup until well combined. Refrigerate.
  2. To assemble the crostini spoon the maple crème onto crostini and top with a spoonful of mixed berries. Plate and enjoy!

 

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Linsey, the ALDI Test Kitchen.