French Toast with Fruit

French toast with fruit

Makes 8 servings

Serving Size: 1 slice


  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 3 cups strawberries, sliced
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • Dash of ground cinnamon


  1. In a large bowl, beat eggs with a fork or whisk, then add milk, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and vanilla. Beat until mixed well.
  2. Melt margarine in a large skillet on medium-high heat.
  3. Dip one slice of bread at a time in the egg mixture and turn over to coat both sides.
  4. Place in hot skillet. Use a spatula to turn bread. Cook each side until golden brown, about 2 minutes.
  5. To make fruit sauce, combine strawberries, syrup, and a dash of cinnamon. Mix well.
  6. Microwave fruit sauce for 30 seconds or until warm and stir.
  7. Spoon sauce over French toast immediately and serve.

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