Crunchy French Toasts


This fantastic idea did not came through my mind originally. I went to IHOP with my ballet sister and they had this crunchy french toast in their menu as the main course that month. I though that dish as an amazing crunchy idea so I decided to make a healthy version without all the fats and sugar they add to them in the restaurant.

At my home I took two slices of potato bread, egg whites, vanillas, spices, oats and cornmeal. I cut the bread in halves, frothed the egg whites with the vanilla in a bowl and in a dish mixed the oats and cornmeal with cinnamon. I put a pan to warm up. Then, I soaked the bread in the egg whites and then tossed them in the oats mixtures until completely coated.. Finally, i cooked them until crispy and brown.


I loved the contrast of this dish. The inside is soft and moist while the outside is crunchy. The vanilla essence made this dish fragrant. I topped it with pistachio butter and berries. This was a very fun, creative, innovative and unusual breakfast to cook.


Ingredients:                                                                                                                                                                                       yield: 1 person

2 slices of bread             6T eggwhites        1/3cup oats       1/4cup cornmeal      cinnamon to taste      1/2tsp vanilla       2tsp brown sugar

Toppings: pistachio butter, berries


Procedure:                                                                                                                                                                                       In a bowl mix the egg whites with the vanilla.

In a dish mix the cinnamon, brown sugar, oats and cornmeal.


Turn on a pan on medium heat and drizzle coconut oil.

Now, take the slices of bread and damp them in the egg mixture. Then, coat them in the oat mixture until completely coated.


Cook them in the pan for 2 minutes each side.


When crispy and golden, transfer them to the serving dish and add the favorite toppings.


Nutritional facts may vary upon the type of bread and toppings.


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