Apple French Toast
Prep time: 15-20 minutes, plus overnight soak, plus 1 hour bake time next day
 
 
Ingredients:
  • 2 medium apples
  • 1 c. egg alternative
  • 12-oz. can of evaporated skim milk
  • 4 slices of cinnamon swirl bread
  • c. granulated sugar, divided
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Spray 8x8 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Line bottom with 4 slices of cinnamon swirl bread.
  3. Mix egg alternative, evaporated skim milk, c. sugar together.
  4. Pour half of egg mixture over bread.
  5. Arrange apple slices over egg-bread layer.
  6. Pour remainder of egg mixture over apple slices.
  7. Mix remaining c. of sugar with cinnamon and nutmeg; sprinkle evenly over top of apple-egg layer.
  8. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  9. Next day: Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit (176 Celsius). Bake for 60 minutes until fluffy and golden brown and egg mixture is set.
    (Note: French toast will "deflate" when taken out of oven).
Makes: 6 servings

Serving size: 1/6 of pan

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 209 calories
  • 10 g protein
  • 1 g fat
  • 0.2 g sat. fat
  • 40 g carbohydrate
  • 2 g fiber
  • 3 mg cholesterol
  • 210 mg sodium
  • 232 mg calcium
  • 1 mg iron
  • 32 mcg folic acid
NOTE : Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Why this recipe is good for pregnant or breastfeeding women

This recipe is an excellent source of protein, calcium, and riboflavin, which are essential during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

This is a great make-ahead breakfast dish for the whole family. Serve with turkey or chicken bacon or soy sausages and maple syrup.

 
 
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