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Raspberry Cream Cheese French Toast

If raspberries are not available, you can substitute blueberries. Note: You must start this dish one day ahead.

Ingredients: 

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French Toast

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12 slices bread, preferably raisin bread
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4 oz. low-fat cream cheese
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2 large eggs
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2 cups low-fat milk
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¼ cup maple syrup
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8 oz. raspberries

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Raspberry Sauce

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1 cup granulated sugar
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2 Tbs. cornstarch
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8 oz. raspberries

Instructions: 

  1. To make French Toast: Grease 9x13-inch baking dish. Place 6 slices bread evenly on bottom of pan, and dot with half of cream cheese. Layer remaining 6 slices on top, and dot with remaining cream cheese.
  2. Whisk together eggs, milk, syrup and raspberries in mixing bowl. Pour egg mixture over bread. Cover baking dish with foil, and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Preheat oven to 350F. 
  4. Bake bread 1/2 hour covered; remove foil, and bake 30 minutes more, or until bread begins to puff up and brown.
  5. To make Raspberry Sauce: Combine sugar, cornstarch and 1 cup water in saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and cook 3 minutes, or until thickened. Whisk in raspberries, and cook 3 minutes more, or until sauce has thickened again. Serve French Toast with Raspberry Sauce.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
460
Protein: 
12 g
Total Fat: 
9 g
Saturated Fat: 
4 g
Carbohydrates: 
87 g
Cholesterol: 
85 mg
Sodium: 
330 mg
Fiber: 
7 g
Sugar: 
51 g
Yield: 
Serves 6

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