It’s fun to be creative with French toast.In this recipe, orange juice and peel, vanilla and nutmeg flavorthe egg-milk soaking liquid for raisin bread. You could alsouse apple cider with cinnamon bread or any other juice, flavoringor spice you like along with a different type of bread, maybebrioche or challah, French or Italian, multi-grain or oatmealbread.
Recipe: Orange French Toast
6 large eggs
1 tablespoon grated orange peel
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup nonfat or low-fat milk
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
8 slices day-old raisin bread
Confectioners (powdered) sugar, optional
Orange peel curls, optional
Bacon roses, optional
Orange slices, optional
Place bread in single layer in 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan. Pour eggmixture over bread. Let soak, turning once, until liquid is absorbed,about 5 minutes. Evenly coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray.Place bread slices in single layer on sheets.
Makes 8 slices or 4 (2-slice) servings.
Nutrition information per 1/4 recipe using2% milk without optional ingredients: 332 calories, 9 gm totalfat, 321 mg cholesterol, 285 mg sodium, 294 mg potassium, 49gm carbohydrate, 13 gm protein and 10% or more of the RDI forvitamins A and C, riboflavin, thiamin, iron, phosphorus.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof the American Egg Board (AEB) and Egg Nutrition Center (ENC).
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