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Apple Butter French Toast Recipe

Apple Butter French Toast Recipe

Mavis Diment of Marcus, Iowa, gives a special treatment in her baked French toast slices. She tops them with cinnamony apple butter and toasted slivered almonds for a pleasant sweetness and nutty crunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 3/4 cup egg substitute
  • 2/3 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons thawed apple juice concentrate
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup apple butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Place bread in a 9-in. square baking dish that has been coated with cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine egg substitute, milk, apple juice concentrate and vanilla. Pour over bread and turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.
  • 2. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean and the edges are golden brown. Sprinkle with almonds. Combine apple butter and cinnamon; serve with French toast. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 154 calories, 3 g fat (0 saturated fat), 0.55 mg cholesterol, 224 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 8 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.