Breakfast Bruschetta

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What You Need:

  • 10 slices of French bread
  • 5 tsp of sugar, divided
  • 6 oz. fat free cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 3/4 C of fresh blackberries
  • 3/4 C of fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 C of slivered almonds, toasted

How to Make It:

  1. Preheat the broiler.
  2. Lay the bread onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Spray the top of the bread lightly with a nonstick cooking spray.
  4. Sprinkle 2 tsp of the sugar evenly over the bread.
  5. Broil 4 inches from the heat for 1 minute or until just lightly browned.
  6. Place the cream cheese into a mixing bowl.
  7. Stir the almond extract into the cream cheese until smooth.
  8. Spread the mixture over the bread pieces.
  9. Top each piece of bread with the berries and a few slivered almonds.

Makes 10 servings

This is a little different take on our favorite bruschetta. The sweet taste will have them asking for more. Use any combination of your favorite berries. For a special treat dust the top of the bruschetta with a little confectioners’ sugar before serving.

Nutritional Information: (approximate values per serving)
Calories 92; Fat 2g; Saturated Fat 0g; Carbohydrates 14g; Fiber 2g; Protein 4g; Cholesterol 1mg; Sodium 179mg