For a pleasant alternative to white bread, try honey whole wheat or raisin bran bread. – Inn on the Sound, Falmouth, Massachusetts
In a medium-size bowl, beat together the cream cheese, banana, and nutmeg. Spread 12 slices of bread with the cream cheese mixture, and sandwich with the remaining 12 slices.
In a blender, combine the eggs, half-and-half, and vanilla. Pour into a shallow dish. Dip the sandwiched bread into the egg batter and cook on a lightly greased griddle until brown on both sides. Serve immediately on warmed plates and sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar. Accompany with Blueberry Compote.
Blend the blueberries, sugar, lemon juice, and cornstarch together in a medium-size saucepan. Cook over low heat until thickened and serve warm.