Cottage Cheese Bread Instructions:
Put the yeast into a large mixing bowl and add the water. Allow to soften for a few minutes.
Add cheese, butter, egg, salt and soda and mix well.
Add 2 cups of flour and mix. Will probably be a stiff, sticky batter.
Begin kneading the dough, adding more flour as needed to make a smooth, elastic dough. It may still be a little sticky to your hands but as long as it can pull together into a ball, it should be good. This may take 5 minutes or longer.
Cover with a damp cloth and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour or until doubled.
Punch down and shape into a loaf. Grease a large (9×5) loaf pan with pan release spray and place the loaf inside. Cover with a damp cloth and let rise another hour.
Set oven to 350ºF. Bake the risen loaf for 30 minutes until golden brown on top. Spread top with a little more butter.
Let cool 10 minutes then gently dump out the loaf from the pan and let cool on a rack at least 10 minutes before slicing.
French Toast Batter Instructions:
Combine all ingredients and soak bread, then place on griddle. This will soak one loaf of bread. Can easily be scaled down by dividing by half. Take my measurements as a general guide rather than hard-and-fast rules.
Strawberry Smear Instructions:
In blender add all ingredients and mix until smooth. Spoon desired amount of smear on plate and place French Toast
Sour Cream Fluff Instructions:
In mixer whip sour cream & heavy cream until light and airy. Add Sugar and zest, then garnish French Toast with desired amount of cream.
Dip bread in batter and place in waffle iron and cook until golden brown. Place waffle on plate then drizzle strawberries mixture over French toast. Place a dollop of fluff in center of French toast. Garnish with fresh berries and enjoy.