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Savor Sunday #1: Pecan Oat Crusted French Toast with Apples

Author cheri

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cup low-fat
  • 1 easpoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom
  • Grate a little nutmeg over the batter
  • 1 cup oatmeal I used Quaker Oats
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 8 thick slices of french bread*
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 apples thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Whisk the eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg. together in a bowl.  Then mix the oats and pecans on a plate.  Heat a large saucepan or griddle and coat with a little butter or oil.  Dip both sides of each bread slice in the egg mixture and then coat them with oats & pecans. Cook until browned and then flip over, about a minute or two per side.
  2. In a large skillet or saucepan, melt butter over medium heat; add apples. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Cook, stirring constantly, until apples are almost tender, about 6 to 7 minutes.
  3. Serve with two pieces of french toast, topped with apples. Drizzle with maple syrup.