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    Mr. Howell's Left Bank French Toast

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    30 mins

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    FloridaNative's Note:

    From "Mary Ann's Gilligan's Island Cookbook" by Dawn Wells (Mary Ann herself), Ken Beck and Jim Clark. I got this cookbook in a swap and it's got some very humorous quotes and recipe titles. This recipe for French toast is posted for ZWT8 - France. Did you know Mr. Howell once said, "If it weren't for the money, I'd rather be poor."

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    slices

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a 15 x 10-inch jelly-role pan melt the butter in a 425 deg F oven.
    2. 2
      Sprinkle the pan with mixture of sugar and cinnamon,.
    3. 3
      In a shallow bowl mix the eggs and orange juice, and dip the bread slices in the mixture until well soaked but not falling apart.
    4. 4
      Arrange close together in the prepared pan.
    5. 5
      Bake at 425 deg F for 20 minutes, or until set.
    6. 6
      With a pancake turner, invert the toast onto serving plates.
    7. 7
      Serve with maple syrup.
    8. 8
      Variations: For Sesame toast, sprinkle melted butter with 2 tablespoons sesame seeds.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 26, 2012

      35

      While this was a delicious recipe, with a wonderful texture and easy cleanup, the directions and amounts were way off. The egg/oj mixture was only enough to dip 4 slices of bread in. The baking time was also way off, I peeked at it after 10 minutes and it was already done, possibly a bit overdone. The flavor was amazing - it reminded me of orange danish rolls. I will definitely be making french toast like this again, adjusting the ingredients and cooking time. I lined my pan with foil, which made clean up so much easier than frying the toast in a skillet. It would be great for a holiday breakfast where you need to feed several people all at once.

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    • on July 31, 2012

      55

      Great french toast recipe! Love the addition of the oj and it was great with the cinnamon. I made 1/3 of the recipe, using 6 fairly thick slices of baguette, and in the 20 minute cook time they were perfect for me. Thanks for sharing your recipe! Made for ZWT8, Chefs gone WILD!

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    • on July 30, 2012

      55

      Can you say yummy?! The flavors of butter, cinnamon, sugar, o.j. all blend together to make this french toast taste amazingly good. The only recommendation I have , is to check it after 10 minutes (or cook at a little lower heat) because mine were very done by then. What a fun recipe. It would work great for guests! The egg/oj mixture was plenty for 8 slices of bread. In fact, I could have made more! Made for ZWT8 France. Merci!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mr. Howell's Left Bank French Toast

    Serving Size: 1 (77 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 167.0
     
    Calories from Fat 75
    45%
    Total Fat 8.4 g
    12%
    Saturated Fat 4.4 g
    22%
    Cholesterol 85.0 mg
    28%
    Sodium 205.3 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 18.4 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 6.2 g
    25%
    Protein 4.4 g
    8%

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