Ham N Cheese French Toast
1 cup milk
1/2 cup Original Bisquick mix
2 tsp. vanilla
6 slices 1 inch thick day old ciabatta or French Bread
2 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
6 thinly sliced cooked ham from deli
1 1/2 cups 6 oz. shredded mild Cheddar cheese
2 Tbsp. butter
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 a slice or two of ham and 1/4 cup cheese in each pocket.
Heat griddle or skillet over medium heat.
Melt butter on griddle. Dip bread into egg mixture, coating both sides.
Place bread on hot griddle, cook about 5 minutes, turning once until golden brown.
Cut French toast in half diagonally, sprinkle with powdered sugar or jam, if using.
Credit: From The Big Book of Breakfast and Brunch, Houghton Mifflin,Harcourt.