French Toast with Cinnamon Apples
"French toast does not have to be a weekend treat. Make 8 to 10 pieces and freeze the slices (separate the slices with wax paper) in a freezer storage bag. When a French toast morning arrives, take the French toast slices out of the freezer, pop them into the toaster oven and get the syrup and apples ready!" - Cheryl Tallman
3 to 4 large eggs
1/4 cup milk
8 to 10 pieces whole wheat bread
Cooking spray or 1 teaspoon butter
2 Golden Delicious apples
Dash ground cinnamon
Maple syrup for accompaniment
- For French Toast: Heat a flat, non-stick pan over medium heat. Spray the pan with cooking spray or melt the butter and swirl around to cost the bottom of the pan.
- (Meanwhile) In a flat-bottomed bowl or rimmed dish whisk together egg, milk and cinnamon. Working one slice at a time, dip both sides of the bread slice in the egg mixture and place in the preheated pan. Brown both sides of the bread using a spatula to flip the bread slice over (about 2 minutes on each side). Place on plate.
- Serve with cinnamon apples and maple syrup.
- For Cinnamon Apples: Wash, peel, and core the apples. Cut the apples into 1/2-inch pieces.
- Place the apple pieces in a plastic bag and sprinkle a dash of cinnamon over them. Close the bag and shake it so the cinnamon is distributed evenly over all of the slices.
- Place the apples in a microwave-safe dish and cook them in the microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes. Let them stand for 5 minutes. They are done if a fork slides into them easily. Can be frozen.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Cheryl Tallman, co-founder of Fresh Baby, creators of the award-winning So Easy Baby Food Kit, and author of the So Easy Baby Food Basics: Homemade Baby Food in Less Than 30 Minutes Per Week and So Easy Toddler Food: Survival Tips and Simple Recipes for the Toddler Years.