French Toast with Cinnamon Apple Garnish

With our busy schedules and hectic lives, sometimes important things can take a back seat. Things like a wholesome breakfast. Taking care of a family includes deciding what scrumptious dishes will take center stage on your dinner table, with all the pomp and preparation such meals entail. Many of us focus on dinner, especially during holidays and special occasions like Easter and Christmas, and breakfast tends to take a backseat. Now you can put breakfast in the spotlight when you fix an all time favorite with a delicious new twist!

No need to worry about a time consuming recipe on an already busy day; this version of French Toast is fast and easy. In fact, you can heat the garnish while the toast is browning, cutting your preparation time in half! There are no exotic ingredients, you will only need things you might already have on hand and this wonderful treat will pry your family away from their busy mornings with its savory aroma and amazing flavor. Even the pickiest palate will rejoice in the combination of tantalizing tastes!

French Toast with Cinnamon Apple Garnish

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French Toast with Cinnamon Apple Garnish

No need to worry about a time consuming recipe on an already busy day; this version of French Toast is fast and easy. In fact, you can heat the garnish while the toast is browning, cutting your preparation time in half!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 slices
Calories 251kcal
Author Joss D

Ingredients

For the French Toast:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup low fat milk
  • 1/2 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tbsp. sweetener
  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • Maple syrup

For the Cinnamon Apple Garnish:

  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 apple, cored, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 tbsp. sweetener
  • 1/2 tbsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 tbsp. water

Instructions

Apple Garnish:

  • Heat a small saucepan (medium-low heat). Add the butter, apple slices, sweetener, cinnamon, raisins and water. Cover and cook for about 5 to 10 minutes, or until apples are soft.

French Toast:

  • Add the eggs, low fat milk, cinnamon and sweetener to a bowl. Mix using a fork.
  • Grease a non-stick pan with a little butter (you can use paper towel so you don't add too much butter) and heat it over medium heat.
  • Dip one bread slice into the mixture and turn it over, until it absorbs the liquid.
  • Place the bread slice in the pan and cook for about 2 minutes on each side (depending on the desired doneness and the thickness of the bread slices).
  • Repeat with the other bread slices.
  • Serve with the apple garnish and maple syrup.
Nutrition Facts
French Toast with Cinnamon Apple Garnish
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 180mg60%
Sodium 237mg10%
Potassium 276mg8%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 476IU10%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 115mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information on In the Kitch is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. It may not include toppings and/or dipping sauce.

Notes

  • For the sweetener I used maple syrup, but you can pick whatever sweetener you like best.
  • The nutrition information for this recipe includes the cinnamon apple topping.
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This French Toast with Cinnamon Apple Garnish recipe will be a hit, not just for those busy days but for any day. There is no reason you and your family can't enjoy this treat any time you have a family breakfast. It is simple enough to add to your regular weekly menu! Perhaps a Saturday or Sunday brunch or even a “breakfast for dinner” night that will bring happy smiles all around your table.

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French Toast with Cinnamon Apple Garnish

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