French Toast Waffles

Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jen Rotenstreich
A waffle maker creates a crisp, brown French toast without a skillet. Just make sure you start with slightly hardened bread so that the toast won't be soggy. Serve toast with fresh berries, powdered sugar, or maple syrup.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 4 waffles)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 236
Caloriesfromfat 27 %
Fat 7 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 2.4 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 9.6 g
Carbohydrate 32.5 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 115 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 395 mg
Calcium 129 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
1 cup fat-free milk
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 large eggs
16 (1/2-inch-thick) slices day-old French bread (about 7 ounces)

Preparation

Coat waffle iron with cooking spray, and preheat.

Combine milk and the next 5 ingredients (milk through eggs), stirring well with a whisk. Place bread in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; pour milk mixture over bread, turning to coat. Let stand 5 minutes.

Place 4 bread slices on hot waffle iron. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until done; repeat the procedure with the remaining bread.

Note:

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Robin Vitetta-Miller,

January 2003