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Fruity French Toast Sandwiches Recipe

Fruity French Toast Sandwiches Recipe

From Granbury, Texas, Jessica Walston promises that these pretty little breakfast sandwiches are “quick, easy and taste like they came straight from a French kitchen.” TIP: THIS RECIPE IS A GREAT WAY TO USE UP LEFTOVER FRENCH BREAD AND IS EASILY DOUBLED FOR GUESTS.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 medium firm banana, sliced
  • 4 slices French bread (3/4 inch thick)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine strawberry and banana slices. Place 1/4 cup on two slices of bread, arranging fruit in a single layer; top with remaining bread. Set remaining fruit aside.
  • 2. In a shallow bowl, beat the egg, cream, cinnamon and vanilla. Dip both sides of sandwiches into egg mixture. Heat oil on a griddle; cook French toast for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Serve with reserved fruit. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 218 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 114 mg cholesterol, 253 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 lean meat.