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Golden Breakfast Bruschetta

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  21 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 1 hr 25 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 22 servings
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Start with convenient Pillsbury® refrigerated crusty French loaf for these sweet, toasty breakfast slices topped with cream cheese, spiced marmalade, banana and coconut.

Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Christine Wilson
Sellersville, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

1
cup flaked coconut
1
egg
1
tablespoon milk
1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1/2
cup sweet orange marmalade
1/8
teaspoon finely chopped fresh gingerroot or dash ground ginger
1/2
cup diced fresh pear or 1/2 cup diced canned pears
1/2
cup plus 2 tablespoons reduced-fat whipped cream cheese (4 oz)
1
small banana, sliced

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray, or line with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Spread coconut in shallow pan large enough to hold French loaf; set aside. In small bowl, beat egg and milk with wire whisk or fork until blended; pour into another shallow pan large enough to hold French loaf. Roll loaf of dough in egg mixture until thoroughly coated, then roll in coconut; press coconut into loaf. Place loaf on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 26 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix marmalade and gingerroot; stir in pear. Set aside.
  • 5 Set oven control to broil. On cutting board, cut loaf with serrated knife into about 22 (1/2-inch) diagonal slices. Place slices, cut sides up, on cookie sheet. Broil with tops 6 inches from heat 45 to 60 seconds on each side or until light golden brown, being careful not to let coconut burn.
  • 6 Spread 1 rounded teaspoon cream cheese on each slice. Spread 1 rounded teaspoon marmalade mixture on cream cheese. Garnish with banana slice and any coconut remaining on cookie sheet.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray cookie sheet with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray, or line with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2 Spread coconut in shallow pan large enough to hold French loaf; set aside. In small bowl, beat egg and milk with wire whisk or fork until blended; pour into another shallow pan large enough to hold French loaf. Roll loaf of dough in egg mixture until thoroughly coated, then roll in coconut; press coconut into loaf. Place loaf on cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 26 to 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix marmalade and gingerroot; stir in pear. Set aside.
  • 5 Set oven control to broil. On cutting board, cut loaf with serrated knife into about 22 (1/2-inch) diagonal slices. Place slices, cut sides up, on cookie sheet. Broil with tops 6 inches from heat 45 to 60 seconds on each side or until light golden brown, being careful not to let coconut burn.
  • 6 Spread 1 rounded teaspoon cream cheese on each slice. Spread 1 rounded teaspoon marmalade mixture on cream cheese. Garnish with banana slice and any coconut remaining on cookie sheet.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bruschetta
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
7%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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