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Stuffed French Toast

Prep time:
5 minutes 
Cooking time:
3 minutes 
Total time:
8 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Easy 
Makes 8 Servings
 
Portion size:
1/8 of recipe 

x 8 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
160.0 
Carbohydrates:
21.0g
Protein:
9.0g
Fat:
1.5g
Cholesterol:
21.0mg
Sodium:
250.0mg

Exchanges

Starch:
1.5 
Vegetable:
0.0 
Fruit:
0.0 
Meat:
1.0 
Fat:
0.0 
Milk:
0.0 
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For a decadent breakfast that is only 160 calories per serving, try this Stuffed French Toast recipe. Cinnamon raisin bread is stuffed with a reduced-fat cream cheese, mixed berry and mint filling.

Ingredients

  • 1  cup(s)  reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 1/2  tsp  chopped dried cherries
  • 1 1/2  tsp  chopped dried blueberries
  • 1 1/2  tsp  chopped dried apricots
  • 1  tsp  fresh mint, minced
  • 8  thick slice(s)  cinnamon raisin bread
  • 4  large egg whites
  • 1/2  cup(s)  low-fat buttermilk
  • 1  tsp  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2  tsp  ground allspice
  • 1  Tbsp  maple syrup
  • 1  Nonstick Vegetable Spray
  • 1  Fresh berries (optional)

Directions

  1. For the filling: In a mixing bowl, soften the cream cheese by stirring vigorously or by warming slightly over a water bath. Stir in the dried fruits and mint.
  2. For the French Toast: Spread 2 tablespoons of the cheese mixture on a slice of bread and top with another slice of bread. Repeat to make 4 sandwiches.
  3. Heat a griddle over medium-high heat. Lightly coat with nonstick vegetable spray.
  4. In a mixing bowl, beat the egg whites and buttermilk until just combined. Whisk in the cinnamon, allspice, and maple syrup.
  5. Dip both sides of each sandwich into the batter and place on the hot griddle.
  6. Cook until browned, about 3 minutes, and flip.
  7. Cook until browned on the remaining side.
  8. Cut each sandwich into 4 pieces and serve warm.
  9. Garnish with fresh berries, if desired.

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