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Two Peas and Their Pod: Crunchy French Toast

Monday, February 16, 2009

Crunchy French Toast



We are still at the cabin, it has been the greatest weekend ever. Josh loved the surprise getaway! We really didn't do much and that was the best part!! We needed a long weekend of R and R!!!

The cabin is in a beautiful location, just east of Kamas, Utah. It was snowing some of the weekend...we enjoyed watching the flakes tumble to the ground from the window. I am glad we were snuggled up inside!! We watched a lot of movies, some sports, read, slept, went on a scenic drive, etc. It has been so nice!!

I made Joshua breakfast yesterday. I fixed crunchy
french toast with fresh strawberries...and sausage for him. He was pleased to have some "man" food! We love french toast and sometimes we go for a crunchy version! We normally have it with a corn flake crust, but this time I used Honey Bunches of Oats for the outer coating. It paired nicely with the cinnamon and vanilla flavored french toast! Next time you make french toast, give the crunchy version a try!! We love it!

We have to head back to the city today...so sad!! But it was the perfect weekend!! Thanks again to the Dewey's and Gram for letting us stay at the cabin. It was very relaxing and peaceful. Just what we needed!










Crunchy French Toast

1 egg
3 egg whites
Splash of skim milk
Cinnamon-we like a lot
1 tsp. vanilla
Bread
Honey Bunches of Oats cereal, crushed a bit
Maple Syrup

1. Whisk together the egg and egg whites. Add in a splash of milk.
2. Mix in cinnamon and vanilla.
3. Crush the cereal on a plate.
4. Dip the slices of bread in the egg mixture. Then dip each side into the crushed cereal.
5. Cook each side of the bread on a hot griddle.
6. Serve hot with syrup and berries if you wish!

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41 Comments:

Blogger Erica said...

So glad you guys are having so much fun :) Crunchy french toast??? YUM! Enjoy your last day!

5:46 AM  
Blogger Nicole said...

I have never heard of crunchy french toast. Sounds yummy though!! I will have to give it a try. Looks like your little retreat was a lot of fun! I have to call you. love ya

6:27 AM  
Blogger Sophie said...

Aww, what a romantic weekend trip! The snow looks so gorgeous in the photos, as does the french toast. Here, the snow is starting to melt and get all covered in dirt :(.

6:36 AM  
Blogger VeggieGirl said...

Perfect weekend trip and breakfast!!

6:39 AM  
Blogger pigpigscorner said...

aww glad to hear that you had a great weekend! Enjoy every minute left!

7:13 AM  
Blogger CookiePie said...

What a beautiful spot -- and the french toast sounds amazing! Glad you're having such a fun getaway :)

7:20 AM  
Blogger Balance, Joy and Delicias! said...

amazing giveaway! You guys know how to celebrate V-day seriously! so romantic, so beautiful! :D

7:37 AM  
Blogger Pam said...

What a fun weekend and a beautiful cabin.

The crunchy French toast sounds great - my kids would LOVE it.

7:56 AM  
Blogger Meg said...

Love the French Toast! I like to do the same with Raisin Bran!

What a lovely weekend!

8:15 AM  
Blogger Maria said...

Thanks everyone! It has been the perfect weekend!

Nicole- Yes, call me soon! We need to catch up!

Meg- I will have to try the french toast with raisin bran next time! Thanks for the recommendation!

8:21 AM  
Blogger Amy Beatty said...

What a beautiful place to be on this extra long weekend. Sounds so nice to be cuddled up away from it all. Love the little hearts you made. they look so good.

9:06 AM  
Blogger Barbara Bakes said...

What a gorgeous cabin! How nice to plan a Valentine's getaway. I'm going to have to try the crunchy french toast. I like the Just Bunches cereal. I think that would be great too.

9:57 AM  
Blogger Maria said...

Amy- it has been a very relaxing weekend.

Barbara- I will have to try the Just Bunches cereal!!

10:02 AM  
Blogger Maria said...

What an absolutely gorgeous and romantic place to get-away!! Sounds like you guys had a lovely weekend ;o)

Maria
x

11:43 AM  
Blogger Cathy said...

What a breathtaking place! Sounds like you are having a great weekend. And wow, this french toast looks great! We love Honey Bunches of Oats -- how great must they be on french toast? I will find out soon! :-)

12:38 PM  
Blogger Spryte said...

What a great trip and your french toast looks amazing!!

12:45 PM  
Blogger Reeniā™„ said...

What a lovely place. Great views!! The french toast looks delicious!

1:21 PM  
Blogger Live.Love.Eat said...

The cabin looks awesome and so does the french toast!!!!! I love the crunchy concept on the outside! So glad you had a wonderful weekend!

2:21 PM  
Blogger 5 Star Foodie said...

Sounds like such a nice and romantic getaway! The french toast looks scrumptious and the views are just gorgeous!

2:33 PM  
Blogger The Fat Dietitian said...

It looks romantic, and the french toast is making my stomach growl... :)

3:26 PM  
Blogger Bridgett said...

Gorgeous photos. It would be hard not to have a blast there! What a perfect breakfast and I am a huge fan of crunchy french toast so this would be right up my alley.

3:36 PM  
Blogger Mary Ann said...

How fun! What a great breakfast too. It looks fabulous!

6:46 PM  
Blogger The Blonde Duck said...

It sounds like you had a great time! I'm making french toast tommorow for dinner! :)

7:07 PM  
Blogger Annie said...

Sounds like a great time! Lovely pictures...
I love the idea of crunchy french toast. I will try it and I can't wait.

7:48 PM  
Blogger mikky said...

what a getaway!!! you guys must be having that needed vacation... love that breakfast... :)

8:14 PM  
Blogger Cakelaw said...

How beautiful - the sky is so blue against the blanket of white. That French toast would be just what the doctor ordered on a cold morning.

8:15 PM  
Blogger Elyse said...

You are one sneaky and creative lady!! The cabin looks amazing! And that French toast, well, I wish you could be here to make it for me!! It looks uh-mazing

8:20 PM  
Blogger The Caked Crusader said...

What lovely photos and what a beautiful place! Hope you have a great time

12:35 AM  
Blogger Marthe said...

It looks like the perfect weekend get-away!! I'm sure you had lots of fun!

1:14 AM  
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4:36 AM  
Blogger Katherine Aucoin said...

What a wonderful getaway weekend. The cabin looks fabulous. Have a romantic time!

5:06 AM  
Blogger ttfn300 said...

love the crunchy twist to the french toast :) aah, gorgeous getaway!!!

5:13 AM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Ha ha Crunchy french toast, I saw that on Diners, Drive Ins & Dive's and loved it.
I wish I could get away for a while for some R & R....glad you had fun and some peace.

6:49 AM  
Blogger Grace said...

fantastic twist on french toast! i'm a lover of honey bunches of oats and i think this is a stellar use for it.
meanwhile, that scenery! color me jealous. :)

7:45 AM  
Blogger Megan said...

What a wonderful weekend! I love the cabin and the thought of being all warm and snugly during a snowfall. It never snows here. I think I'm a tad bit jealous. The french toast looks so tasty. I like that crunchy twist. :-)

8:43 AM  
Blogger Teanna said...

How gorgeous! I hope you are having a great time!

9:28 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Oooh, that looks delightful. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm loving yours!

1:29 PM  
Blogger The Food Librarian said...

Oh, how lovely! Sounds like a perfect weekend!

7:22 PM  
Blogger Jan said...

The scenery is spectacular, I'm glad you both enjoyed your break. That French toast looks magnifique.

8:52 PM  
Blogger Jodi said...

What a gorgeous place to get away! Glad you enjoyed yourselves! The French Toast looks yummy too!

4:48 PM  
Blogger Maggie said...

What a beautiful place! The crunchy french toast sounds fantastic. I have to try that.

6:35 AM  

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