Mimi's Cafe Pain Perdu

Mimi’s Cafe Pain Perdu

8 Servings

Balboa Mix Ingredients:
12 oz. Cream Cheese
1/2 cup Orange Marmalade

Cut cream cheese into smaller pieces and place in mixer. Add marmalade and mix approximately 10 minutes on medium speed, scraping the sides frequently.

Perdu Ingredient:
16 pieces egg-white bread

Trim crusts off egg-white bread; add scoop of balboa mix to center of a slice of bread. Do not press down. Top with another slice of bread to form a “sandwich.”

French Toast Batter
3 eggs, whisked
1/2 cup Half and Half
1 1/2 tablespoon Sugar
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1/4 teaspoon Vanilla
1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
Zest of 1/4 Orange

Preparation: Add eggs, Half and Half, sugar and spices together and mix; add
orange zest.

Grilling: Dip Pain Perdu “sandwich” in French toast batter. Cook French
toast on flat griddle to a golden posted at meemos kitchen brown on both
sides. Slice diagonally. Add strawberries, blueberries and raspberry puree
across entire center. Dust with powdered sugar.