Toast Points

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Questions and Answers – How To Make Toast Points

 

Question:

I’m making a gazpacho recipes that calls for a toast point garnish, however, that is all it says.  I’m guessing that this is toast with points, but what kind of bread, grilled or oven toasted, any seasonings.  I have looked through some recipe books and on the internet for any information, but alas, I remain clueless.  Help and thanks. – Beth (9/30/00)

 

Answer:

Toast Points:  Toast points are a triangular slice of bread that has been toasted.  Toast Points make a wonderful and versatile base for all kinds of appetizers and hors d’oeuvres.  Photo from Fine Cooking magazine.

 

Toast Points Recipe:


Ingredients:

One (1) loaf, good quality, thin-sliced white bread.
Unsalted butter, room temperature


Preparation:

Toast PointsPreheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Trim the crusts off the bread and discard.

Slice the bread in halves on the diagonal, twice, to form four (4) triangles; set the bread on a baking sheet, brush one side with the butter.

Place the bread in a single layer on the baking sheet.

Toast the bread until it’s golden brown and crisp on top, approximately 1 to 2 minutes.  Flip the toast points and cook the other side until golden, about 1 minute.  Remove from oven and cool the “points” on a baking rack.

Spread the cooled toast points with your choice of toppings

Toast Points can be made up to a day ahead; store them in an airtight container.

 

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