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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