Cream Cheese Filled French Toast

Friday, December 21st 2007, 6:03 pm
By: News 9

4 servings

2 T. fat-free cream cheese spread
2 T. fruit preserves, any flavor
8 slices French bread, ½-inch thick
1/3 C. egg substitute
1/3 C. fat-free milk
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. butter flavoring
1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon
Butter-flavored cooking spray
2 T. powdered sugar

In a small bowl, combine cream cheese and preserves. Spread mixture over 4 slices French bread. Top with remaining slices. In a medium bowl, combine egg substitute, milk, sugar, vanilla, butter flavoring and cinnamon. Dip each sandwich into egg mixture, coating both sides. Spray a large skillet with butter-flavored cooking spray. Place sandwiches in skillet over medium heat. Cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove to serving plate. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts:
229 calories, 43g carbohydrate, 9g protein, 1.9g fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 1mg cholesterol, 1.8g dietary fiber, 435mg sodium

Recipe adapted by Grace Bandeh, RD,LD