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Crispy French Toast Recipe

Crispy French Toast Recipe

Field editor Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma, lightens up her golden French toast with egg substitute and skim milk, then flavors it with orange juice, vanilla and a dash of nutmeg. The cornflake coating adds a fun crunch.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 12 slices day-old French bread (3/4 inch thick)
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed cornflakes


  • 1. In a shallow dish, combine the egg substitute, milk, orange juice, vanilla and nutmeg. Add bread; soak for 5 minutes, turning once. Coat both sides of each slice with cornflake crumbs.
  • 2. Place in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes; turn. Bake 5-8 minutes longer or until golden brown.
    Freeze option: Remove baked French toast from pan to wire racks to cool. Freeze between layers of waxed paper in a resealable plastic freezer bag. To use, place frozen French toast on a greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 425deg; oven for 5-7 minutes or until heated through. Or, microwave each French toast on high for 30-60 seconds or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 slices: 200 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 421mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch.

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slug9000 User ID: 3827284 91392
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2009

"I enjoyed this French toast. I did find it very difficult to get the cornflakes to stick to the toast, though."

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