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                          PEACH MELBA FRENCH TOAST
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Muffins
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    4                    English muffins, split
    3                    Eggs
      3/4   c            Milk or half-and-half
    2       tb           Amaretto (optional)
      1/2   ts           Vanilla
                         -l/8 tsp. salt
                         -Dash ground nutmeg
    4       tb           Butter or margarine
      1/2   pt           Fresh raspberries
                         -Confectioner s sugar
                         -Fresh mint Sprigs
                         -Fruit sauce
    2       tb           Butter or margarine
    4       md           Peaches, sliced
      3/4   c            Apricot spread or
    2       tb           Amaretto or orange juice
   Arrange muffin halves in a large shallow baking dish.
   In a medium bowl, combine eggs, milk, Amaretto,
   vanilla, salt and nutmeg. Pour over muffins, turning
   to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate several hours or
   To cook, heat 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large
   non-stick skillet. Add 4 muffin halves and cook over
   medium-high heat until browned, turning once. Remove
   from skillet and keep warm. Repeat with remaining
   muffins and butter.
   For sauce, heat 2 tablespoons butter in the same
   skillet. Cook peaches until slightly softened, 2-3
   minutes. Stir in apricot spread and Amaretto. Heat
   until mixture bubbles.
   To serve, cut French toast slices in half. Arrange
   three pieces on each plate. Spoon some of the peach
   sauce over each serving. Sprinkle with raspberries and
   confectioner’s sugar, garnish with mint sprigs, if
   One way to cut corners when small children are
   helping: Fresh fruit, a favorite preserve or even pie
   filling can make a tasty topping. Serves 4-5.
   From the files of Al Rice, North Pole Alaska.    Feb
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