Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe comes from The Cottage in La Jolla, California, and was published in the weekly circular of our local newspaper.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together the strawberries, 1/2 C sugar, 1 tsp brandy, and the orange peel. Let set 30 minutes.
  2. Beat 4 eggs. Add cream, brandy, brown sugar, and vanilla; beat well.
  3. Soak the bread in the egg/cream mixture.
  4. Melt the butter on a griddle over medium heat and cook each piece of bread for 4 minutes per side.
  5. As toast comes off the griddle, immediately spread 1 tsp mascarpone cheese and 2 tbsp strawberry mix in the middle and fold in half. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and drizzle with maple syrup.