Apple Crisp French Toast

Photo: James Carrier

Lonnie Spin knew that her experiment of French toast with peanut butter and yogurt was one ingredient shy of a culinary breakthrough. "I kept saying, 'You know what this needs - it needs apple.'" Sure enough, apples, grown by her uncle and thinly sliced, turned the dish into a family hit.

Yield: Makes 6 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 626
  • Calories from fat: 36%
  • Protein: 21g
  • Fat: 25g
  • Saturated fat: 7.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 82g
  • Fiber: 4.5g
  • Sodium: 596mg
  • Cholesterol: 193mg

Ingredients

  • 1 cup low-fat or nonfat milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Granny Smith apple (about 1/2 lb.)
  • About 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • About 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 12 slices egg or white bread (about 1 lb. total)
  • 2/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup vanilla-flavor nonfat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup granola

Preparation

  1. 1. In a shallow pan such as a 8- or 9-inch pie pan, whisk to blend milk, eggs, brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla.
  2. 2. Rinse apple, core, and cut into 1/8-inch-thick slices. In a small bowl, mix apple slices with lemon juice.
  3. 3. In a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Dip 1 bread slice at a time in milk mixture, turn over, and transfer to frying pan without crowding. Cook each batch, turning to brown both sides, about 6 minutes total. As done, set in a single layer on a 14- by 17-inch baking sheet and keep warm in a 200° oven. Add remaining butter to frying pan as needed to cook successive batches.
  4. 4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix 1/3 cup maple syrup with yogurt.
  5. 5. Also, in a 1-cup glass measure, mix remaining 1/3 cup maple syrup and peanut butter. Heat in a microwave oven at full power (100%) until warm, about 30 seconds, stirring once or twice.
  6. 6. Place 2 slices of French toast on each plate. Drain apple slices and lay fruit equally onto toast; sprinkle with granola. Spoon maple-yogurt and peanut butter sauces equally onto portions.
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