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Cinnamon French Toast Sticks with Spicy Cider Syrup

Cinnamon French Toast Sticks with Spicy Cider Syrup
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 10
The whole family will love to dip into this fun finger food.
Updated August 14, 2006
Make With
Make With
Gold Medal Flour

Ingredients

Spicy Cider Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine

French Toast Sticks

  • 1/2 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 10 slices sandwich bread, cut into thirds

Steps

  • 1
    In 2-quart saucepan, mix sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and the nutmeg. Stir in cider and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute; remove from heat. Stir in butter; keep warm.
  • 2
    Heat griddle or skillet over medium-high heat or electric griddle to 375°F. Grease griddle with cooking spray, vegetable oil or shortening. (Surface is ready when a few drops of water sprinkled on it dance and disappear.)
  • 3
    In shallow bowl, beat all French toast stick ingredients except bread with fork until smooth. Dip bread sticks into batter; drain excess batter back into bowl.
  • 4
    Place bread sticks on griddle. Cook about 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Serve with warm syrup.

  • Go ahead and try wheat bread for a different taste treat.
  • If you don't like squeezing lemons, keep bottled lemon juice on hand, available in the produce, grocery or frozen section at your market.
  • No time to make the syrup? Serve the toast sticks with maple- or fruit-flavored syrup instead.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
70
Total Fat
7g
11%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
55mg
19%
Sodium
230mg
10%
Potassium
160mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
28g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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