Blueberry Lemon French Toast

Ingredients (6 servings)
French Toast:
2 eggs
½ cup milk
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons butter
Blueberry lemon syrup (recipe follows)
Blueberry Lemon Syrup:
2 cups blueberries
⅓ cup + 2 tablespoons water, divided
¼ cup sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1½ tablespoons cornstarch

French Toast Directions

  1. Whisk the eggs, milk, lemon juice, sugar and vanilla in a shallow bowl. Soak the bread in the egg mixture, one slice at a time.
  2. Melt butter in a nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Fry soaked bread slices, 1-2 at a time, until golden brown on both sides. Serve topped with warm blueberry lemon syrup.

Blueberry Lemon Syrup Directions

  1. Combine blueberries, ⅓ cup water, sugar and lemon juice in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil then lower heat and gently simmer.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons water and whisk until smooth. Stir into the blueberry mixture and continue to simmer until the sauce thickens enough to coat the back of a metal spoon. Cover pan and remove from heat until ready to serve.

“Most American diets lack fiber. Women should consume at least 25 grams of fiber per day, while men should consume at least 38 grams.”

- Arnold Bread Nutrition Expert
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