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Strawberries & Cream Torrejas

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Rich and creamy Cuban-style French toast made with Cuban bread, strawberry sauce, and homemade whipped cream. A quick and easy 8-ingredient brunch recipe for the entire family! Recipe by A Sassy Spoon.

Strawberries & Cream Torrejas

Strawberries & Cream Torrejas

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Calories: 723kcal

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups strawberries sliced
  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream divided
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 1- inch-thick slices of Cuban bread (or similar like French bread or Challah.

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, add strawberries, sugar, and water. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes until the berries have softened. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat one cup of heavy whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Place in the fridge until ready to use.
  • In a large baking dish, whisk eggs, cinnamon, vanilla, and remaining heavy whipping cream.
  • Soak each slice of bread in the egg mixture, making sure to evenly coat on both sides.
  • Coat a hot skillet with cooking spray. Place each slice of soaked bread on the skillet and cook at medium-high heat until golden brown, about two minutes on each side. Repeat with remaining slices.
  • Top the toast with strawberries and whipped cream and enjoy immediately.

Notes

You can substitute Cuban bread for French bread, or similar.

Nutrition

Serving: 2  slices | Calories: 723kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 275mg | Sodium: 568mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 50mg

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