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Crispy French Toast

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Makes

6 servings

Cornflakes add irresistible crunch to this easy baked French toast recipe. My light version uses egg substitute and skim milk but still gets plenty of flavor from vanilla, spice and a kiss of orange. —Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma
Crispy French Toast Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup egg substitute
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 12 slices day-old French bread (3/4 inch thick)
  • 1-1/2 cups crushed cornflakes

Directions

  1. In a shallow dish, combine the egg substitute, milk, orange juice, vanilla and nutmeg. Add bread; soak for 5 minutes, turning once. Coat both sides of each slice with cornflake crumbs.
  2. Place in a 15x10x1-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes; turn. Bake 5-8 minutes longer or until golden brown.

Can you freeze Crispy French Toast?

Remove baked French toast from pan to wire racks to cool. Freeze between layers of waxed paper in airtight freezer containers. To use, place frozen French toast on a greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 425° oven for 5-7 minutes or until heated through. Or, microwave each French toast on high for 30-60 seconds or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

2 slices: 200 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 421mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch.

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