Skinny Raspberry French Toast Bake

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 12

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.

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Tips

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.

Nutritional Information

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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