Cinnamon French Toast

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This is a great late breakfast idea- and a low fat version. Uses less egg yolk, and

french bread is lower in fat. Easy too - 20 minutes to table.


Cinnamon French Toast


1 Large egg

2 egg whites

1/4 cup skim milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

8, 1 inch thick - diagonally cut slices of French or Italian bread

Cinnamon Sugar

Maple Syrup (natural is best!)


In a shallow bowl, use a wire whisk to beat egg and egg whites until foamy.


Add milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.


Preheat oven to 200 F.


Lightly spray a large non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium heat.


Dip 4 of the slices into the egg mixture, turning to coat, and drain excess back into bowl.


Place bread slices in prepared skillet. Cook until golden brown - turning once, about 2 minutes per side.


Transfer cooked slices to a plate and keep warm in preheated oven.

Repeat with remaining slices.


Place 2 slices on each plate. Top with cinnamon sugar and maple syrup.


A mixture of sliced strawberries and bananas is good too!

Optional- Serve with cut up fresh fruit.

Serves 4.

For puffy french toast, prepare egg mixture in a large shallow glass dish. Add bread slices, turning to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.


Many types of bread can be used, cinnamon-raisin, wheat, ...

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