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Oprah Would Love Rudi's Organic Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Oprah loves bread.  We do, too...but in moderation. When we get that carb craving we reach for a slice of Rudi's Organic Bakery, which are about as healthy and wholesome as bread can get. Rudi's has been baking small batch breads for over thirty-five years and is the leading producer of certified organic breads in the U.S., but Everything She Wants was recently introduced to the brand at an Editor's Showcase in New York City.

Grilled apple and brie sandwich on Rudi's Cinnamon Raisin Bread.
Rudi's graciously sent us a several loaves of its yummy Cinnamon Raisin Bread, with 15 grams of whole grains and loaded with plenty of plump organic raisins and organic sunflower seeds in each slice.

The bread makes a delish sweet and savory snack anytime of the day. We love our slice slathered with crunchy organic almond butter. Rudi's raisin bread makes great sandwiches and French toast, too.

Check out this fun recipe.

French Toast made with Rudi's Organic Cinnamon Raisin Bread and Triple Sec

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1/4 cup Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liqueur or frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 Slices of Rudi’s Organic Cinnamon Raisin
  • 4 tablespoons(1/2 stick) butter
  • Powdered sugar
  • Warm maple syrup
Preparation
  1. Whisk first 6 ingredients to blend in medium bowl.
  2. Dip each bread slice into egg mixture.  For best results, dip and flip the bread slices in the batter 4-5 times before placing in the skillet.
  3. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add 4 bread slices to skillet until cooked through and brown, about 3 minutes per side.
  4. Place on baking sheet in oven to keep warm. Repeat cooking with remaining 2 tablespoons butter and 4 bread slices. Transfer French toast to 4 plates. Sift powdered sugar over. Serve with maple syrup.

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