Classic French toast with roasted plums

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Serves

4

Classic French toast with roasted plums

Photo, Erik Putz.

Add a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg to kick this classic breakfast fare up a notch.


Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 4 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 1-in. slices of egg bread
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter , divided
  • maple syrup , (optional)
  • icing sugar , (optional)
  • roasted plums , (see link below)

Instructions

  • WHISK eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and salt in an 8-in. square dish. Heat a large frying pan over medium.
  • PLACE 2 slices of bread in egg mixture and soak 15 to 20 seconds per side.
  • MELT 1 tbsp butter in the frying pan. Fry bread slices until golden brown, 2 to 3 min per side, adjusting heat to ensure even browning. Wipe pan, then repeat with remaining bread, egg mixture and butter.
  • SERVE with maple syrup, icing sugar and roasted plums.

 

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 379,
  • Protein
  • 13 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 49 g,
  • Fat
  • 15 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 445 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin B12

Kitchen Tip: For a nice extra touch, add 1/4 tsp cinnamon and a pinch of ground nutmeg to the egg mixture.

Kitchen Tip: Keep French toast warm on a baking sheet in 200F oven while you cook remaining slices.