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Instant Pot Cinnamon Raisin French Toast Recipe

Written by: Lucas Johnson

Whipped up a cozy Instant Pot Cinnamon Raisin French Toast. The sweet, spicy aroma filled my kitchen. It's a warm, comforting dish that's perfect for lazy weekend mornings. Pure bliss!

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A morning surprise is waiting for you in the instant pot - a mouthwatering, warm Cinnamon Raisin French toast. Imagine waking up to the sweet aroma of cinnamon, teasing your senses, and the nutty sweetness of golden raisins. I whisked together eggs, milk, sugar, and a hint of cinnamon, soaked some bread cubes in it, and into the pot they went. Cooking this cozy breakfast delight was a breeze, and trust me, the taste is simply irresistible! You'll adore every fluffy, tender bite. Now, let's get cooking.

Ingredients for Cinnamon Raisin French Toast

  • Bread: Essential base for soaking up the flavorful egg mixture, providing the hearty foundation for the French toast.
  • Eggs: Bind the ingredients together, adding richness and texture to the French toast when cooked in the instant pot.
  • Milk: Adds creaminess and moisture to the French toast, ensuring a soft and tender texture when cooked.
  • Sugar: Sweetens the French toast mixture, balancing the flavors and enhancing the overall taste of the dish.
  • Cinnamon: Infuses warm and aromatic notes, elevating the flavor profile of the French toast with its distinctive taste.
  • Raisins: Bring a natural sweetness and chewy texture to the French toast, adding bursts of flavor throughout the dish.
  • Butter: Greases the instant pot, preventing sticking and ensuring easy removal of the French toast after cooking.

Tools & Equipment

  • Instant Pot: Speeds up cooking process by using high pressure and steam to cook the French toast quickly.
  • Bowl: Used for mixing eggs, milk, sugar, and cinnamon to create the custard mixture for the French toast.

Serves: 4 people

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 8 slices of bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • Butter for greasing

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, whisk together eggs, milk, sugar, and cinnamon.
  2. Cut bread slices into cubes and place them in the Instant Pot.
  3. Pour the egg mixture over the bread cubes and add raisins. Stir to combine.
  4. Close the Instant Pot lid, set to sealing, and cook on high pressure for 25 minutes.
  5. Once done, do a quick pressure release and carefully open the lid.
  6. Serve the French toast warm with maple syrup or powdered sugar.

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 320 kcal | Carbohydrates: 45 g | Protein: 12 g | Total Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 190 mg | Sodium: 320 mg | Dietary Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 15 g | Calcium: 180 mg | Potassium: 250 mg | Iron: 3 mg | Vitamin A: 150 µg | Vitamin C: 2 mg

Can I Make This Ahead of Time?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the French toast as instructed and let it cool completely.
  • Once cooled, store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • When ready to serve, reheat in the microwave or oven until warm.

Freezing Instructions

  • After preparing the French toast, allow it to cool completely.
  • Place individual portions in airtight freezer bags or containers.
  • Label with the date and freeze for up to 2 months.
  • To reheat, thaw overnight in the refrigerator and warm in the microwave or oven before serving.

Did you know that soaking the raisins in warm water before adding them to the French toast mixture can plump them up and make them extra juicy when cooked in the Instant Pot? This simple step can elevate the texture and flavor of your dish!

Common Questions About Instant Pot French Toast

FAQ:
Can I use any type of bread for this recipe?
Yes, you can use any type of bread you prefer, such as white, whole wheat, or even cinnamon swirl.
How can I make this recipe dairy-free?
To make this recipe dairy-free, simply substitute the milk with a non-dairy alternative like almond milk or coconut milk.
Can I add other fruits instead of raisins?
Absolutely! You can customize this recipe by adding fruits like blueberries, strawberries, or even sliced bananas.
Is it necessary to grease the instant pot before cooking?
Yes, greasing the instant pot with butter helps prevent the french toast from sticking to the bottom.
Can I double the recipe if I have a larger instant pot?
Yes, you can double the ingredients if you have a larger instant pot, just make sure not to exceed the maximum fill line.

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