Rich Apples French Toast

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Rich Apples French Toast

Production: 4 – Serving
Preparation: 10 Minutes
Cooking: 15 Minutes

Here is a  French toast recipe for special occasions. The marriage of tastes and textures of apples, yogurt, cardamom and pistachios is absolutely delicious. This french toast is perfect to fill a small sweet tooth and even the biggest appetites. Using yogurt to garnish adds a creamy texture in the mouth while being healthy if you use a low-fat product.

It’s a good and delicious way to use some of the apples harvested at the end of the season.

Rich Apples French Toast

Ingredients:
Butter – [4 tablespoons]  (60 ml.)
Apples – [3]
Dried Cranberries – [2 tablespoons]  (30 ml.)
Golden Dried Raisins – [2 tablespoons]  (30 ml.)
Honey – [1/4 cup]  (65 ml.)
Ground Cardamom – [1/2 teaspoon]  (3 ml.)
Eggs (large) – [2]
Milk – [1 1/2 cup]  (375 ml.)
Bread (thick slices) – [4]
Ground Nutmeg – [1/2 teaspoon]  (3 ml.)
Pistachios nuts – [1/4 cup]  (65 ml.)
Vanilla Greek Yogurt  – [1/4 cup]  (65 ml.)

Steps:
1- Coarsely chop the pistachios and set aside.
2- Wash, peel and cut apples into thin slices.
3- In a large ovenproof skillet, heat 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of butter.
4- Add the apples, raisins and cranberries. Cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring regularly.
5- Add 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of honey and the cardamom. Cook another 3-4 minutes.
6- Remove from heat and set aside.
7- Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
8- In a large bowl, mix eggs, milk and remaining honey.
9- Soak the bread slices in the mixture.
10- In skillet, melt 2 tablespoons (30 mL) of butter over medium heat.
11- Place the bread slices in butter and sprinkle with nutmeg.
12- Cook one side for 3 minutes on medium fire.
13- Turn the slices and bake 5 minutes in the oven.
14- Place the slices on plates and divide the yogurt and apple mixture on top.
15- Divide the chopped pistachios on top and serve immediately.