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Category: Breakfasts

Chocolate Almond French Toast

Chocolate Almond French Toast
Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Moms, start dropping hints now: If you want to indulge in chocolate first thing on Mother's Day, leave this recipe lying around. This chocolate French toast is easy enough that older kids may not need supervision, leaving Dad free for ... Read more

Total time: 15 minutes | Serves 2
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup half and half
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 4 slices egg bread
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 cup grated semisweet or bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Step 1Beat eggs, half and half, powdered sugar and vanilla together in shallow dish. Set aside.

Step 2Coat griddle or large skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Dip bread slices in egg mixture and let them soak about 15 seconds. Cook bread slices until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Spread butter on toast, then sprinkle with grated chocolate. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle with almonds.

Each serving:
632 calories; 445 mg sodium; 288 mg cholesterol; 43 grams fat; 49 grams carbohydrates; 19 grams protein; 1.5 grams fiber.
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