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french bostock (better than french toast)

Recipe by
Pamela Rappaport
The Villages, FL

An alternative to French toast. If you like almonds give it a try.

prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For french bostock (better than french toast)

  • thick slice bread
  • 1 part
  • 2 parts
  • sliced almonds
  • 7 oz
    pkg almond paste, not marzipan
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1 pinch
    sea salt
  • Few
    drops almond extract

How To Make french bostock (better than french toast)

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425
  • 2
    Note - Thick slices of bread are traditional. If you have thinner slices, sandwich a little pastry cream between two slices before using the sugar syrup.
  • 3
    For pastry cream, place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  • 4
    Combine the sugar and water in small saucepan and heat just until sugar melts.
  • 5
    Place bread on baking sheet and brush with the syrup being generous but not soaking wet.
  • 6
    Top each piece with the almond cream and sprinkle with almonds.
  • 7
    Bake for 8-12 minutes, until top is golden.
  • 8
    Serve sprinkled with powdered sugar.
  • 9
    Note - leftover pastry cream can be frozen

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