Toasted almonds make a delectable coating for tasty French toast made with SARA LEE® Soft & Smooth™ Whole Grain White Bread!
INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):
- 1 cup slivered almonds
- 1/2 cup liquid egg substitute
- 1 cup fat-free milk
- 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
- 12 slices SARA LEE® Soft & Smooth™ Whole Grain White Bread
- 3 tablespoons canola oil
- 3 tablespoons butter
- confectioners' sugar for dusting (optional)
Place almonds in a small saucepan over low heat. Tossing frequently, toast until lightly browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from heat, and set aside.
In a large bowl, whisk together egg substitute, milk, flour, salt, baking powder, and vanilla and almond extracts. Soak bread slices in the mixture until saturated. Place slices in a shallow pan. Refrigerate slices approximately 1 hour.
Heat canola oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. One at a time, press one side of soaked bread slices in the almonds to coat. Fry bread slices on both sides until golden brown. Dust with confectioner's sugar before serving.
The original recipe, Almond French Toast, was submitted by The Princess, and contains 517 calories, 30.2 g fat, 125 mg cholesterol, 655 mg sodium, 46.4 g carbohydrates, 5 g fiber, and 16.1 g protein.