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Berry French Toast Panzanella

A delicious, fruity brain-healthy panzanella recipe kids love.
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Keyword: breakfast, brunch, french toast, fruit, panzanella

Ingredients

French Toast

  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 slices thick bread
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Maple Glaze

  • 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp milk

Panzanella

  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup blackberries
  • 1/2 cup granola
  • 2 tbsp sliced almonds

Additionally:

  • Cooking Spray for sheet pan

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, yogurt, maple syrup, vanilla, almond extract, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt until combined.
  • Heat the griddle pan on medium heat. Spray with cooking spray.
  • Dip four slices of bread in the egg mixture separately, then place on the griddle. Cook for abour four minutes per side, or until golden brown. Spray the griddle and repeat for the remaning slices.
  • Treat large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Cut each bread slice into large cubes. Place the bread cubes in single layer on treated pan. Lightly spray the cubes with cooking spray.
  • Bake 10 minutes, then flip and continue baking for five more minutes.
  • Make the glaze by combining the confectioner's sugar, maple syrup and milk in a small bowl.
  • Using a large serving bowl, toss the bread cubes and granola. Drizzle maple glaze and toss again until bread cubes and granola are lightly coated. Add all berries and toss until combined. Top with almonds.
  • Serve immediately and ENJOY!