Pear Hawaiian French Toast

Pear Hawaiian French Toast

A touch of the Islands in this breakfast treat!

Rating:

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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins

Yield: 4 x 1-1/2 slice servings

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Ingredients Convert to Metric

  • 3 Tbsp butter or buttery spread
  • 2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/8 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 Anjou pears, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 6 slices of egg bread or French bread
  • 1 oz chopped macadamia nuts (optional)

Directions:

PEAR TOPPING: Melt butter in skillet; add sugar and stir until melted. Stir in pineapple juice and ginger; boil until slightly syrupy. Add pears; turn to coat; boil until slightly syrupy. Cook on low heat for 5 to 10 minutes or just until pears are tender. Serve over prepared French Toast, garnish with macadamia nuts.

FRENCH TOAST: Combine 1/2 cup milk, 2 eggs and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla; beat well. Dip 6 thick slices of egg bread or French bread into egg mixture, cook in buttered skillet or griddle until golden brown on both sides.

Variations:

Serve with a dollop of nonfat plain or vanilla yogurt.

Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Thanks to USA Pears/Pear Bureau Northwest - www.usapears.com