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Ciabatta French Toast with Marmalade Drizzle

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 bread slices and about 3 tablespoons syrup)
Sturdy ciabatta bread makes for great French toast; you'll use the remaining bread for lunch.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 (1-ounce) slices ciabatta bread
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Nutrition Information

  • calories 360
  • fat 11.3 g
  • satfat 5 g
  • monofat 4.5 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 9.4 g
  • carbohydrate 56.9 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 123 mg
  • iron 2.4 mg
  • sodium 479 mg
  • calcium 58 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place orange juice and marmalade in a small saucepan over medium heat; bring to a simmer. Remove from heat; keep warm.

  2. Combine milk, cinnamon, and eggs in a shallow dish; stir with a whisk. Dip bread slices in egg mixture; let slices stand in egg mixture 20 seconds on each side.

  3. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Place 4 bread slices in pan; cook 2 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Remove from pan. Repeat procedure with remaining 1 tablespoon butter and bread slices. Drizzle with marmalade syrup.