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Sparkle Kitchen: Alabama Toast

Sparkle Kitchen: Alabama Toast

Here’s the recipe you’ve been waiting for! How many times have we been asked, “What, exactly, is Alabama Toast?”

Well, wonder no longer! Here it is.

Alabama Toast is a regular breakfast in Martin and Sylvia’s house. It’s one of Daddy’s specialties! (And it's featured in the At Home with Martin & Sylvia story "Go to Sleep Fairy.")

It’s a version of French Toast, with a delightful “Alabama” spread, made with good ingredients from the southeastern United States: peanut butter and molasses. And it’s a hearty way to start the day, combining the protein of the eggs and peanut butter with the iron in the molasses.

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Alabama Toast


For the Alabama spread:

½ cup peanut butter

2 tbsp molasses

1 tbsp cream (optional)


For the french toast:

3 eggs

4 slices of bread

1 tbsp milk (any variety)


Directions Beat the eggs and milk in a bowl, and place in a shallow baking dish. Dip each piece of bread in the egg mixture, coating each side. Stack the bread in the baking dish, allowing the bread to soak up the mixture.

Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, combine the peanut butter, molasses and cream. Blend together until thoroughly combined.

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Add water in small amounts until the spread is smooth, with the consistency of a thick sauce.

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Next, heat butter in a frying pan, and cook the egg-soaked bread until each side is golden brown.

Stack on a serving plate, and slather the Alabama spread between slices and across the top. And serve.

And remember to add a friendly “This heeere’s yer breakfust. Now ya’ll enjoy!”

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Download the recipe HERE

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About the Author

Lisabeth Sewell

Doer of Many Wonderful and Odd Things (including CEO)

Lisabeth Sewell has worn many hats at Sparkle over the years, from Sparkle Kitchen Blogger to Editorial Director to Doer of All Odd Jobs. Her primary role is as CEO.

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