Sourdough French Toast

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sourdough french toast

I love sourdough bread, and I especially love it as French toast. The tanginess of the bread is complemented by the sweetness of the maple syrup. Delicious! Plus, sourdough bread is good for you – even more so than whole wheat bread, according to some studies.

Makes 4 servings

Total time: 25 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

Ingredients
1 large egg
1/2 cup whole milk
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 slices sourdough bread, dry
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
4 tablespoons warm maple syrup

Directions
1. Heat two large, 12-inch skillets or a griddle over medium heat for 5 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, beat together the egg, milk, vanilla and cinnamon in a (9 X 13) Pyrex dish, until well-blended.

3. Dip both sides of each bread slice in the egg mixture until well-soaked but not falling apart, about 1 minutes per side. Place the butter on the hot griddle and brush to coat. Transfer the soaked bread slices to the hot griddle. Cook until golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side. Serve immediately, with warm maple syrup.

Nutrition per serving
Calories 218.5
Total Fat 5.1 g
Saturated Fat 2.8 g
Sodium 242.4 mg
Potassium 107.3 mg
Total Carbohydrate 36.5 g
Dietary Fiber 1.3 g
Sugars 13.7 g
Protein 5.6 g