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Dianne's Spiced French Toast

The combination of spice flavours makes this French toast a family favourite. With the extra special touch of the maple syrup apples you are sure to enjoy this for breakfast or brunch any weekend.

  • Serving:4 to 5
  • Prep. time: 15 mins
  • Cooking time: 10 mins
  • Total time:25 mins
Dianne's Spiced French Toast


French Toast

Spice Mixture

"Eggs-pert" Advice

You can make the Maple Syrup apples up to 3 days ahead. Cover and refrigerate then warm to serve.


In a large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, sugar and vanilla. Beat in Spice Mixture until well combined.

Heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat; brush to spread evenly. Dip bread, 2 slices at a time in the egg mixture. Place in skillet. Cook about 2 minutes then flip and cook until golden brown, about 1 minute. Remove from skillet to a large plate; cover with foil to keep warm. Serve with warm Maple Syrup Apples (recipe follows).

Maple Syrup Apples

1 tbsp (15 mL) butter or margarine
4 cups (1 L) peeled, sliced apples such as Golden Delicious or McIntosh (about 1/4-inch (1 cm) thick slices)
1/2 cup (125 mL) pure maple syrup

In a large non-stick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add apples; stir to lightly coat with butter. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and cook for 3 minutes. Remove cover; cook for 2 minutes to evaporate liquid, stirring occasionally.
Stir in maple syrup. Increase heat to medium-high. Cook for about 2 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring occasionally. May be made ahead, covered and refrigerated up to 3 days.

Makes about 1-1/2 cups (375 mL) topping.

Nutrients Per Serving: (1 slice, without Maple Syrup Apples) Calories: 382 Fat: 15 grams Sodium: 535 mg Carbs: 45 grams Fibre: 2 grams Protein: 16 grams