When we lived in Utah, one of our favorite places to eat breakfast was Kneaders. They are very famous for their chunky cinnamon French toast as well as their other delicious breads and deserts. We would go there usually on Saturday mornings and kick off the weekend with a delicious breakfast. I was very sad when I found out that they don’t have any locations in Seattle area. So Saturday mornings would come and go and I found myself daydreaming about those chunky cinnamon French toasts. I could almost taste them. And then I decided to take matters into my own hands and tried to find the magical recipe. It was then when I found out I wasn’t the only one having those Saturday morning’s cravings. I modified the recipe a little bit (my syrup is a little different) and I really liked it this way too.
So here is the famous recipe 🙂
So here’s the famous recipe:
- 1 loaf Chunky Cinnamon Bread, cut into 8 slices
- 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
- For the french toast: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a shallow dish, mix eggs, milk, brown sugar, salt and vanilla. Dip each slice of bread into egg mixture and coat completely on each side. Place coated breads on a glass baking dish, cut butter into pieces and dot them on top of the chunks of bread. Bake them until lightly browned on each side. (If you are preparing this meal ahead, it is suggested that you place the coated breads in the fridge for a at least 1 hour or even overnight. But I didn’t have time to leave it in the fridge for that long and it still turned out pretty good.)
- While the french toast is baking, prepare the caramel syrup. In a medium sauce pan melt the butter and add the brown sugar. After the sugar is completely dissolved, add the condensed milk and whisk until smooth.
- Add whipped cream and strawberries and get ready to eat the best breakfast 🙂
Bake 45 – 50 minutes at 350 degrees. Serves 8
This past Christmas I got a new Cook Book as a gift and I am loving trying out different recipes. I love making lunches and dinners, but I have always struggled finding breakfast ideas. So this past few weeks that I have had more time to cook a proper breakfast, I have turned to my cook book for quick and delicious ideas.
This time I decided on German Pancakes!
It was delicious and so filling.
Here is the recipe:
1 cup milk
1 cup flour
¼ teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons butter
2 to 3 apples, sliced
3 tablespoons butter
½ cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
Preheat the oven to 400°F. Combine the milk, flour, salt, eggs in a blender. Melt the butter in 9 by 13-inch baking dish in oven. Pour batter in the pan and bake in oven for 25 minutes. On the stove, sauté sliced apples with butter, brown sugar, cinnamon. When the baked pancake is done, pour apples and whipped cream on top.
You should definitely try it out!
What’s your favorite breakfast?
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