French toast “Croque” Madame with cinnamon and sugar almonds. 


I know I’ve said this before but, I just love cooking a great dish that “really” makes me feel like a kid again. We got the whole shaBANG here people!! Oooey gooey Gruyere running through all that sweet honey ham and turkey while biting into that perfectly cooked fried egg as the creamy yolk is dripping  down your fingertips( folks and knives are optional)?? THATS WHAT IM TALKING ABOUT!!! I also added a little sweet twist by coating and toasting some sliced almonds with a little cinnamon and brown sugar for that extra little sweet kick. This is like a French toast/Monte Cristo SMACK DOWN!! You’re not really sure who comes out the winner but, DAMN you’re gonna love trying to figure it out!!! 

8 slices of Texas toast 

12 slices honey ham

12 slices honey turkey

8 slices or 2 cups shredded Gruyere cheese

8 eggs ( 4 for French toast batter and 4 for topping)

1/4 cup light cream

1 1/2 tablespoons of “Apple pie spice” ( cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice) 

2 cup sliced almonds 

1/2 cup brown sugar

2 tablespoons melted butter

1 tablespoon cinnamon 

Salt pepper

For almonds: 

In a small bowl, add melted butter, almonds, brown sugar and cinnamon. Mix till incorporated. Lay coated almonds on a baking sheet topped with wax paper and pop into the oven at 325 for 5-6 mins till almonds are just a tiny bit browned. Remove from oven and set aside still laying on the baking sheet. 
French toast/Croque Madame 

Whisk eggs, cream and apple spice until combined. Take 2 slices of Texas toast and layer 1 pieces or 1/8 shredded of Gruyere first then 3 slices of honey turkey, 3 slices of honey ham and top with another slice of Gruyere. Add the top layer of Texas toast and dip both sides into French toast batter then, dip both sides again into coated almonds. Repeat for the rest. Using a non stick baking sheet, lay all sandwiches on sheet and bake at 350 7-8 mins flipping in between to brown the bottom. Remove and top with a sunny side or fried egg while sprinkling some salt and pepper on top of egg and serve. 
Cooking time: 18 mins

Serves 4 peeps.



One Comment Add yours

  1. Well, thanks for the heads up my soon to be known friend!! It was a spell check error lol and glad you liked the recipe!!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.