Cinnamon–Spiced French Toast with Maple Apples

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Makes 4 servings


2 apples, peeled
1 squeeze lemon juice
1/2 cup (125 mL) water
1/3 cup (80 mL) maple syrup
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cinnamon
3 eggs
1 cup (250 mL) Almond Fresh original or vanilla
1 tbsp (15 mL) brown sugar
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) nutmeg
1/4 tsp (1 mL) ginger
1/4 tsp (1 mL) cinnamon
4–6 slices Italian, brioche or sourdough bread
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
1 tbsp (15 mL) icing sugar


1. Core and cut apples into wedges. Place in medium saucepan with lemon juice and 1/2 cup (125 mL) water. Cover and gently simmer to soften (2–3 minutes). Drain.

2. Toss with maple syrup and cinnamon. Set aside.

3. Whisk eggs, Almond Fresh, sugar, salt and spices in a bowl.

4. Soak each slice of bread, turning to soak both sides.

5. Melt butter in non–stick fry pan. When bubbling, add soaked bread in batches. Turn part way through until golden brown on both sides. Keep warm.

6. Divide among 4 plates, drizzle with apple–syrup mixture, sprinkle with icing sugar and serve.


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