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Apple Butter French Toast

I give a special treatment to my baked French toast. I top the slices with cinnamony apple butter and toasted slivered almonds for a satsisfying crunch. —Mavis Diment, Marcus, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    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

  • 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.
  • Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean and the edges are golden brown. Sprinkle with almonds. Combine apple butter and cinnamon; serve with French toast.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested with commercially prepared apple butter.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 154 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 224mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

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