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Coconut French Toast with Warm Orange-Pineapple Syrup

Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 14 mins
Other time 30 mins
Yield 9 servings (serving size: 1 piece french toast, 2 teaspoons coconut, and 1 tablespoon syrup)
You'll feel like you're on a tropical vacation when you wake up your taste buds with this unique version of French toast. The bread is soaked in a coconut-egg base and served with sweet pineapple syrup.

Ingredients

  • 9 (1/4-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut French bread baguette
  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 3/4 cup fat-free half-and-half
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Cooking spray
  • 6 tablespoons flaked sweetened coconut, toasted
  • 9 tablespoons Orange-Pineapple Syrup

Nutrition Information

  • calories 121
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 2.1 g
  • protein 1.9 g
  • carbohydrate 21.1 g
  • fiber 0.3 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 105 mg
  • calcium 34 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange baguette slices evenly in an 8-inch baking dish. Combine egg substitute and next 5 ingredients, stirring with a whisk; pour evenly over baguette slices. Let stand 30 minutes, turning once.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; coat pan with cooking spray. Add baguette slices; cook 3 minutes on each side or until golden. Sprinkle with coconut, and drizzle with Orange-Pineapple Syrup.

  3. NOTE: Nutritional analysis totals include Orange-Pineapple Syrup.

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