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Orange Spiced Pumpkin French Toast with Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

October 12, 2011

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Orange Spiced Pumpkin French Toast with Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds

Perfect for Fall mornings!

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Ingredients

  • 8 slices of thick cut bread, (preferably challah)
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup pumpkin puree
  • ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, raw
  • 1 TB sugar
  • 1 TB brown sugar
  • ½ TB orange zest
  • ½ TB butter
  • ½ tsp pumpkin spice

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepot, melt butter and brown sugar on medium heat.  Once melted, whisk in raw pumpkin seeds until completely covered.  Immediately transfer pumpkin seeds to a non-stick surface and let cool until ready to serve. 
  2. In a small, shallow bowl or dish, whisk pumpkin puree, almond milk, orange zest, sugar and pumpkin spice.
  3. Dip each bread slice in the mixture, making sure to coat both sides.
  4. Pan fry bread on each side on medium heat for a minimum of 2-3 minutes each or until lightly browned.
  5. Serve with warm maple syrup, coconut butter and toasted pumpkin seeds.

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