French toast is an old breakfast favourite, but did you think of making it as finger food for your baby? Use this recipe to make French toast for babies aged 8 months and older.
Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Difficulty rating: Easy
Age Recommendation: This recipe is suitable for babies aged 8 months and older, who are beginning to chew and who can safely eat eggs.
Makes 1 serving
- 1 large egg yolk
- 1 slice wholemeal bread
- ½ tsp unsalted butter
- Cut crusts off bread.
- Separate egg yolk from egg white. (You can use the egg white towards another recipe such as almond macaroons or coconut macaroons).
- In a bowl whisk the egg yolk.
- Place the slice of bread in the bowl and cover both sides of the bread so it soaks up all the egg yolk.
- Place the butter in a small frying pan on medium heat.
- Cook the bread in the pan for 2 mins on each side or until the bread is slightly golden brown on both sides.
- Leave to cool before serving to baby.
- You can cut this into sticks and serve to baby as is, or let them dip it into a fruit or vegetable puree.
- This is a perfect nutritious food to put in a container and take as a snack or meal for baby on the run.
- Older kids will also enjoy this – serve it either sweet with a little drizzled honey or savoury with some cooked fat free ham or bacon.
Nutritional analysis per serve:
|Total fat||6.71 g|
|Saturated fat||2.74 g|
|Total sugars||1.26 g|
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- AusNut. Nutrient Database. 2007. [cited 2 September 2013]. Available from URL link
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