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Citrusy French Toast

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner
Yield Serves 8
To keep the cooked French toast slices warm while you're making more, place them on a baking sheet in a 300° oven. That way everyone can sit down and eat breakfast at the same time.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pancake mix
  • 2 cups water
  • 4 teaspoons grated orange zest
  • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 16 slices white sandwich bread
  • Maple syrup

How to Make It

  1. Whisk first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl until smooth.

  2. Melt one tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium heat. Dip bread slices in the batter, coating well. Cook in batches 1 to 2 minutes on each side or until golden, turning with a spatula. Remove from pan; keep warm. Serve warm with maple syrup.

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