French Toast With Poached Plums
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size¼ of recipeCalories260Calories from Fat70Total Fat8 gSaturated Fat4 gCholesterol15 mgSodium310 mgTotal Carbohydrate40 gDietary Fiber2 gSugars24 gProteins10 gVitamin A15% DVVitamin C15% DVCalcium6% DVIron10% DV
Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times
Servings4Preparation Time30 minutes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  1.0

Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresSugar¼ cupWater½ cupPlums, any variety, pitted and sliced2 cupsVanilla½ teaspoonEgg substitute1 cupFat-free milk2 tablespoons½-inch thick slices of bread4Butter3 tablespoonsConfectioner's sugar
  • Directions
  • In a saucepan, combine the sugar and the water over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Cook until a thin syrup forms, 4-5 minutes.
  • Add the plums and continue to cook, stirring often, until the plums soften, another 4-5 minutes. Stir in the vanilla.
  • Remove from heat, cover to keep warm, and set aside.
  • In shallow baking dish, combine the eggs and milk and beat them lightly. Add the bread in a single layer, soaking the first side 1-2 minutes, then turning and soaking the other side.
  • In large frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat until it foams.
  • Add the bread and cook until golden, 3-4 minutes. Turn with a spatula and cook the other side until golden, another 3-4 minutes.
  • Put one piece of the bread on each of the 4 plates. Over each, spoon some of the warm plums and their sauce and sprinkle with a little confectioner's sugar. Serve immediately.

  • Diabetic Exchange
    Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 1; Milk: 0; Fat: 1; Carbs: 2; Other: 0
    Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

    California Tree Fruit Agreement

    Health Information Library content is provided by EBSCO Publishing, fully accredited by URAC. URAC is an independent, nonprofit health care accrediting organization dedicated to promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and commendation.


    This content is reviewed regularly and is updated when new and relevant evidence is made available. This information is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with questions regarding a medical condition.


    To send comments or feedback to EBSCO's Editorial Team regarding the content please e-mail