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French Toast with Poached Plums

INGREDIENTS:1 ½ cups granulated sugar
3 cups water
6 cups fresh plums, any variety, pitted, sliced
1 Tbsp. vanilla
24 slices bread, sliced ½ in. thick
24 large eggs
3/4 cup milk
1 ¼ cups butter, cut into ½ in. cubes
10 oz. powdered sugar(or as needed)DIRECTIONS:1. Combine sugar and water in large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil; stir sugar until it dissolves. Cook until slightly thickened 4 to 5 minutes.

2. Add plums and cook, stirring occasionally, until fruit is softened, 4 to 5 minutes more.

3. Stir in vanilla, reserve.

4. Arrange bread slices in a single layer in hotel pan.

5. Beat eggs and milk together in a mixing bowl. Pour over bread slices. Turn bread slices once and let stand until well soaked with egg mixture. Dot with butter. Cook on griddle 3 to 4 minutes per side or bake at 400°F, 10 to 12 minutes until golden.

6. Arrange one slice of toast on each serving plate. Spoon warm plum sauce over. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Serve at once.SERVINGS:24 servingsFrom:Recipe from the California Tree Fruit AgreementPHOTO CREDIT:Photo Credit: CALIFORNIA TREE FRUIT AGREEMENT