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Skinny Raspberry French Toast Bake

Skinny Raspberry French Toast Bake
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 12

65% fewer calories •84% less fat • 84% less sat fat than the original recipe. Check out this skinnier take on a brunch favorite. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

French Toast

1
loaf (1 lb) soft French bread (about 18 inches long)
4
oz (half 8-oz package) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
1/2
cup raspberry preserves
1
cup fat-free egg product
1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1
tablespoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt

Sauce

1
bag (10 oz) Cascadian Farm® frozen organic raspberries, thawed
1/4
cup sugar
2
teaspoons cornstarch

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Cut bread into 24 (3/4-inch-thick) slices. Spread 12 slices with cream cheese. Spread remaining bread slices with preserves; place over cream cheese to make 12 sandwiches. Arrange in baking dish, pressing together if necessary to fit.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, beat egg product, milk, 1 tablespoon sugar and the salt with wire whisk until blended. Pour over bread in dish. Let stand 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  • 3
    Heat oven to 400°F. Cover dish with foil; bake 10 minutes. Uncover; bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until golden brown.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, mix sauce ingredients until blended. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring frequently. Boil 30 seconds to 1 minute or just until thickened. Place strainer over medium bowl; pour raspberry mixture into strainer. Press mixture with back of spoon through strainer to remove seeds; discard seeds. Serve sauce over French toast.

Expert Tips

  • Eat Better America Test Kitchens replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.
  • Prepare the French toast up to 24 hours ahead of time. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until time to bake. To bake the French toast, remove plastic wrap; cover with foil and bake as directed.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
14g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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