Fool's Gold French Toast

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Despite the name, there's nothing prankish about this recipe, which you can enjoy on April Fool's Day or any day of the year. The sugary-sweet fruit compote gets its flavor from golden apples and pears an ideal pairing for the equally sweet raisin nuggets tucked inside the bread.
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  1. Step 1.

    Combine apple cider, vinegar, and brown sugar in a saucepan and simmer on medium-high heat, uncovered and stirring occasionally until reduced to 2 tablespoons (about 15-20 minutes). Melt 1 teaspoon butter in a saute pan on medium. Add apples, pears, and vanilla bean and cook 3-4 minutes until softened. Scrape tiny seeds from vanilla bean into fruit mixture and discard bean pod. Stir in reduced cider mixture and let cool. Add eggs, milk, and nutmeg to your Whiskware Egg Mixer and whisk together. Season with salt and transfer to a shallow dish. Melt remaining teaspoon butter on skillet over medium heat. Soak both sides of bread slices in egg mixture and cook until lightly browned (about 2-3 min per side. Serve topped with fruit compote and optional whipped cream.

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