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French Toast

with Orange Segments

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French Toast

French Toast - For those who like it sweet in the morning

35 min.


for 4 servings
1 Vanilla bean
9 ounces Buttermilk quark
3 tablespoons Maple syrup
1 large Organic orange (or 2 small)
2 Eggs
1 cup Milk (low-fat)
1 pinch Salt
8 slices Whole-wheat toast
2 tablespoons Canola oil
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Kitchen utensils

1 large Non-stick pan, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Fine grater, 1 Whisk, 1 Small knife, 1 shallow Casserole dish

Preparation steps

Step 1/6
French Toast preparation step 1

Halve the vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out the seeds with a sharp knife.

Step 2/6
French Toast preparation step 2

Combine the buttermilk quark with the maple syrup and vanilla seeds in a bowl and mix until smooth.

Step 3/6
French Toast preparation step 3

Rinse the orange in hot water and wipe dry. Finely grate the zest and stir into the quark mixture.

Step 4/6
French Toast preparation step 4

Use a sharp knife to carefully remove the bitter white pith from the orange. Cut between the membranes to remove whole segments and set aside segments in another bowl.

Step 5/6
French Toast preparation step 5

Whisk together the eggs, milk and salt in a shallow baking dish. Place bread slices in egg mixture and turn to coat both sides.

Step 6/6
French Toast preparation step 6

Heat 1/2 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet. Place 2 slices of soaked bread in the skillet and cook until golden brown, 1-2 minutes on each side. Repeat with remaining bread. Serve warm with vanilla quark mixture and the orange segments.

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