Recipes By Johnson Lactaid: French Toast

Published December 12, 2007


Aunt Laura’s French Toast with Fresh Berries

Makes 4 servings 

Preparation Time: 5 min.
Cook Time: 15 min. 


INGREDIENTS

1 cup  LACTAID® Reduced Fat Milk
4  extra large eggs, slightly beaten*
1 tsp.  vanilla extract
1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
8 slices french bread (½ inch in width)
non-stick cooking spray
  sifted powdered sugar
4 tbsp. maple Syrup
1 sprig fresh mint (optional)
¼ cup  blueberries
¼ cup  blackberries
¼ cup  raspberries


DIRECTIONS

1. COMBINE LACTAID® Reduced Fat Milk, beaten eggs, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, and nutmeg in a wide bowl.  
2. SOAK bread slices in mixture for about 1 minute per side. 
3. SPRAY a frying pan with non-stick cooking spray to lightly coat. 
4. PLACE soaked bread in pan and cook until golden brown on both sides. 
5. ASSEMBLE French toast on serving platter and sprinkle with powdered sugar.  Drizzle maple syrup on top.  Garnish with a sprig of mint if desired.
6. COMBINE blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries in a small bowl and serve with French toast.

*For a healthier option, replace 4 extra large eggs with 1 cup of egg substitute.


Nutrition Information per serving   
Serving size:
2 slices and 3 tbsp. berries

Exchanges per serving
2 starches, 1 medium-fat meat

Total Calories 230     
Calories from Fat 70 
Total Fat  8g   
Saturated Fat 3g 
Cholesterol  280mg  
Sodium  200mg  
Total Carbohydrate 28g 
Dietary Fiber  1g 
Sugars  17g   
Protein  12g
Calcium  140mg
  




Written by BET-Staff

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