Healthy Eating Recipes: Baked French Toast Fritters With Apples and Bananas

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Add fruit to your meal with this heavenly, melt-in-your-mouth dish

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Family Meals

Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
15 minutes 20 minutes 4 servings 1 fritter

Ingredients

For sandwiches:

8 slices  whole-wheat bread
¼ C  creamy peanut butter (or other nut butter)
1  apple, rinsed, peeled, cored, and sliced into 8 rings
2   bananas, peeled and cut into about 12 thin slices each

For batter:

3 Tbsp  egg substitute (or substitute 1 egg white)
¼ tsp  ground cinnamon
1 Tbsp  brown sugar
¼ C  fat-free evaporated milk
Nonstick cooking spray

Directions

1, Preheat oven to 400 °F.  Place a large baking sheet in the oven to preheat for about 10 minutes.
2, Assemble fritter as a sandwich, with ½ tablespoon of peanut butter on each slice of bread, and two apple slices and six banana slices in the middle of each sandwich.
3, Combine ingredients for the batter, and mix well.
4, Spray a nonstick baking sheet with cooking spray.
5, Dip both sides of each fritter in the batter, and place fritters on preheated baking sheet.  Bake for 10 minutes on each side, or until both sides are browned.  Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

calories  332
Total fat  10 g
Saturated fat  2 g
Cholesterol  0 mg
Sodium  374 mg
Total fiber  7 g
Protein  14 g
Carbohydrates  50 g
Potassium  543 mg
Vitamin A  4%
Vitamin C  2%
Calcium  10%
Iron  15%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Photo & recipe courtesy of Keep the Beat™, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

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