Cuban French Toast with Tropical Fruit Salsa

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients
  • 1 large loaf of Cuban bread, cut into 4 equal pieces crosswise
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 quart whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground canela (cinnamon)
  • 1/4 cup diced kiwi
  • 1/4 cup diced mango
  • 1/4 papaya, diced
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped mint
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 4 teaspoons butter
  • Powdered sugar, for garnish
Directions
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the sugar and milk. Add the cloves, cardamom, and canela and place mixture in shallow pan.

  • In another bowl, combine kiwi, mango, papaya, mint, and orange juice and set aside.

  • Have a nonstick pan getting warm. Soaking each piece of bread in egg mixture until bread has absorbed some of liquid, about 30 seconds.

  • Add 1 teaspoon of butter to the pan and cook bread on each side for 4 minutes until golden brown. Repeat process for the remaining bread.

  • Serve on plate with tropical salsa on top and sprinkle powdered sugar on each.


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