Prep Time 10 min
Cook Time 20 Min
Servings 6
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • APRICOT SAUCE
  • 1 (12 oz.) jar Smucker's® Apricot Preserves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp. water
  • FRENCH TOAST
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 (1/2-inch thick) slices challah bread
  • 4 tbsps. Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening
  • Powdered sugar

Directions

  • Step 1

    STIR together preserves, cinnamon stick and water in heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat until melted and thin enough to pour. Remove from heat. Discard cinnamon stick. Cover and keep warm.

  • Step 2

    WHISK milk, eggs and salt in 13x9-inch baking dish. Place bread on top in single layer. Let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 1 minute per side.

  • Step 3

    HEAT 2 tablespoons shortening in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 3 bread slices to skillet and cook until golden, about 3 minutes per side. Place on warm platter. Repeat with remaining 2 tablespoons shortening and 3 bread slices.

  • Step 4

    PLACE bread slices on serving plates. Spoon warm apricot sauce over top. Dust with powdered sugar.

Serving size
(1 slice w sauce)

  • Calories 390
  • Calories from Fat120g
  • Total Fat 14g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 115mg
  • Sodium 240mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 60g
  • Dietary Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 39g
  • Protein 8g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

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