This week I’ve taken on the challenge of cooking a daily meal by using either my crockpot, griddle, microwave, or pop-up toaster – absolutely no stove or oven cooking. The first three seem easy to do, but that last one requires diligent creativity.
The fourth kitchen appliance of my meal quest resulted in the perfect answer – French Toast Sticks. Great idea! It’s a prepare-ahead recipe, and you freeze them and pop them into the toaster whenever you want a quick breakfast. I found the idea at happyhealthymama.com, a blog with wholesome recipes and healthy living.
Next on my toaster breakfast plan was to try out my own version of freezer French toast sticks. If you’ve followed my blog before this article, you know that I often create recipes in my kitchen according to what I have on hand like my What’s On Hand Style Taco Soup (incidentally, that recipe can be made with 2 of the 4-kitchen-appliances mentioned here).
The items I had on hand that could possibly make my toaster meal possible were different than the recipe I discovered at happyhealthymama.om, but I could make do. So take a look at my recipe to see what you think.
French Vanilla French Toast Sticks
- 4 Slices Potato Bread
- 2 Eggs
- 2 Tablespoons French Vanilla refrigerated coffee cream
- 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
- Beat eggs with a whisk.
- Blend in French Vanilla cream and cinnamon.
- Heat butter on an electric griddle.
- Dip each slice of bread into egg mixture and place onto griddle.
- Cook both sides until light golden brown.
- Place French toast on a plate to cool, then cut each slice into 4 sticks.
- Place French toast sticks into a freezer bag and put into freezer until ready to serve.
- When you're ready to serve the French toast sticks, place at least 3 sticks into a pop-up toaster.
- Heat syrup in the microwave, and dip French Vanilla French Toast Sticks into the syrup.
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Dipped in the hot syrup, my French Vanilla French Toast Sticks tasted amazing!
They are so easy to make. Eat one or two for breakfast, right off of the hot griddle.
Then let the others cool, slice them, and put them in a freezer bag and into the freezer.
You can also find toaster bags on Amazon. When you’re in a hurry but want to eat something quick before you take off for the day, pop three or four sticks into the toaster. They are quick, easy, and tasty.
Prepare a fun breakfast with a tablescape decorated with flowers, a candle, a special Valentine’s card to your sweetheart, and French Vanilla French Toast Sticks. Serve with a glass of milk and top off with a cup of hot French Vanilla Coffee flavored with French Vanilla cream.
Make a special Valentine’s Day breakfast for your kiddos. Decorate your tablescape with Valentine’s cards addressed to each child placed beside the plates, a gift, or do a fun treasure hunt like Patty Cakes Pantry does. Your toddler-to-teen children will love these French Vanilla French Toast Sticks. Give your toddler a Valentine’s Huggy Kissy board book (Kindle version is also available on Huggy Kissy books).
When Valentine’s Day has come and gone, all your family members can grab the bag of French toast sticks out of the freezer, pop them in the toaster, and voila! Easy and quick breakfast.
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