Each child loves ’em. And, heck, quite a lot of grown-ups do as nicely. (Together with us!)
Which is why we will’t get sufficient of those tasty and lovable French Toast Fingers with Fast Berry Syrup from Alexandra Caspero’s and Whitney English’s (you would possibly keep in mind her from this inspiring podcast ep!) new e book, The Plant-Primarily based Child & Toddler.
As each mothers and registered dietitians, Alexandra and Whitney know what’s up with regards to making wholesome meals which might be fast and straightforward to arrange — but in addition that your youngsters will truly eat. As a result of there’s nothing worse than making a meal or a snack that you simply suppose is great however will get instantly rejected out of your youngsters regardless of how a lot you attempt to persuade (or bribe) them in any other case.
Their e book options 50-plus plant-based recipes created particularly for levels from first bites to age three.
Oh, and we buried the lede: These French Toast Fingers are plant-based, too!
Get the complete recipe for each the French Toast Fingers and the Fast Berry syrup beneath, and you should definitely seize your individual copy of The Plant-Primarily based Child & Toddler at the moment!
French Toast Fingers with Fast Berry Syrup
Servings: 15 fingers
- 1 cup canned coconut milk (common or mild)
- 1 tbsp floor flaxseed
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp floor cinnamon
- 5 thick slices day-old bread, reduce into large strips
- coconut oil or nondairy butter, for the pan
- Fast Berry Syrup (recipe follows)
In a big, shallow bowl, whisk collectively the coconut milk, flaxseed, vanilla, and cinnamon. Let sit for five minutes whilst you slice the bread.
In a big pan, warmth the oil over medium warmth.
Dip a strip of bread into the coconut combination, then place within the sizzling skillet. Repeat with extra strips, taking care to not crowd the pan.
Cook dinner for 1 to 2 minutes per aspect, till golden brown.
Take away the French toast strips from the pan, and repeat with remaining bread slices.
Serve instantly as is or with Fast Berry Syrup for dipping!
Select thick-sliced, sturdy bread for this recipe, as thinner bread will crumble when sliced into fingers. Alternatively, you should utilize complete bread slices.
And, now for the Fast Berry Syrup recipe!
Fast Berry Syrup
It’s syrup with out the sugar! We like serving this in a bit cup for child to dip the French toast finger into.
Servings: 1 cup
- 2 cup frozen berries, barely thawed
- 1/2 tsp floor cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
In a small saucepan over medium warmth, place ¹⁄3 cup of water, the berries, cinnamon, and vanilla and produce to a boil. Utilizing a picket spoon, gently smash the massive berries.
Scale back the warmth to medium-low and simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring sometimes, till the syrup has decreased and thickened. The syrup ought to be thick sufficient to coat the again of a spoon.
Take pleasure in with French Toast Fingers.
An enormous due to Alexandra and Whitney for letting us share this plant-based, household pleasant, and (better of all) FUN recipe for French Toast Fingers with Fast Berry Syrup! —Jenn
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