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.

Robin Vitetta Miller
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2003

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Photography: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jen Rotenstreich

Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 4 waffles)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Coat waffle iron with cooking spray, and preheat.

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  • 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.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

236 calories; calories from fat 27%; fat 7g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 2.4g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 9.6g; carbohydrates 32.5g; fiber 1.6g; cholesterol 115mg; iron 1.7mg; sodium 395mg; calcium 129mg.