Ham and Cheese French Toast

Try classic French toast in a new way! This sweet-savory Bisquick® mix battered and toasted bread, ham and cheese sandwich makes a hearty breakfast or light brunch — ready in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
cup milk
1/3
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
2
teaspoons vanilla
4
eggs
6
slices (1 inch thick) day-old ciabatta or French bread
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
6
oz thinly sliced cooked ham (from deli)
1 1/2
cups shredded mild Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
Powdered sugar

  • 1 In shallow dish, stir milk, Bisquick mix, vanilla and eggs with fork or whisk until blended. In each slice of bread, cut 3-inch pocket through top crust. Spread about 1 teaspoon mustard in each pocket. Place 1 oz ham and 1/4 cup cheese in each pocket.
  • 2 Heat griddle or skillet over medium heat (350°F); melt butter on griddle. Dip bread in egg mixture, coating both sides. Place bread on hot griddle; cook about 5 minutes, turning once, until golden brown.
  • 3 Cut French toast in half diagonally; sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Expert Tips

For a sweet and savory taste, serve with your favorite jam or preserves.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
550
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
12g,
12%
),
Sodium
1250mg
1250%;
Total Carbohydrate
62g
62%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
4 Starch; 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.