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4.5 from 2 votes

Berry Topped French Toast

A scrumptious sauce made from strawberries and applesauce tops this easy-to-prepare French toast
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wheat flakes cereal
  • 2 cups rice flakes cereal
  • 1 egg, slightly beated
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 6 slices firm 100% whole wheat bread
  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries or frozen unsweetened whole strawberries
  • cinnamon optional

Instructions

  • Place cereal in shallow dish. In another shallow dish combine egg, milk and vanilla.
  • Quickly dip bread into egg mixture, coating both sides. Roll in cereal, coating on both sides. Place in single layer on foil-lined baking sheet generously coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450° F oven for 7 minutes. Turn bread. Bake at 450° F about 5 minutes more or until crisp and golden brown.
  • Meanwhile, in small saucepan bring applesauce and 1 cup of the strawberries to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until berries are soft. Use potato masher to mash strawberries. Stir in remaining 2 cups strawberries. Heat through.
  • To serve, place one slice of bread on each serving plate. Top with strawberry mixture. Sprinkle with cinnamon (if desired).

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