Each child loves ’em. And, heck, a number of grown-ups do as nicely. (Together with us!)
Which is why we will’t get sufficient of those tasty and lovely 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-Based mostly Child & Toddler.
As each mothers and registered dietitians, Alexandra and Whitney know what’s up in terms of making wholesome meals which might be fast and simple to arrange — but additionally that your youngsters will really eat. As a result of there’s nothing worse than making a meal or a snack that you just suppose is fantastic however will get instantly rejected out of your youngsters irrespective 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 total recipe for each the French Toast Fingers and the Fast Berry syrup under, and remember to seize your personal copy of The Plant-Based mostly Child & Toddler immediately!
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, lower into vast 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 facet, 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 need to use entire 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 somewhat 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 often, till the syrup has lowered 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 because of 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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