Overnight French Toast Bake with Berry Topping

Overnight French Toast Bake with Berry Topping

Enjoy this baked French toast topped with berries.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

4:50

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

French Toast Bake
12
cups cubed (1 inch) soft French bread (about 13 oz)
8
eggs
3
cups half-and-half
1/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
teaspoons vanilla
Berry Topping
1
cup sugar
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1/4
cup orange juice
1
bag (12 oz) frozen unsweetened mixed berries
3
cups fresh strawberries, cut into quarters
  1. Spray bottom and sides of 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place bread cubes in dish. In large bowl, beat eggs, half-and-half, 1/4 cup sugar, the cinnamon, salt and vanilla with wire whisk until smooth; pour over bread cubes. Cover tightly; refrigerate at least 4 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  2. Heat oven to 400°F. Uncover dish; bake 25 to 35 minutes or until golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  3. Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, stir together 1 cup sugar and the cornstarch. Stir in orange juice until smooth. Stir in mixed berries. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook about 6 minutes, stirring constantly, until topping is slightly thickened. Remove from heat.
  4. Just before serving, stir strawberries into topping. Serve warm over French toast bake.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
How-To
Use a serrated bread knife to easily cut through the bread slices. Slice off and discard the loaf ends so each slice will readily soak up the egg mixture.
Serve-With
Enjoy this recipe with crisp bacon strips and freshly squeezed orange juice.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 510
    • (Calories from Fat 150),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 245mg;
  • Sodium 550mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 74g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 47g),
  • Protein 15g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 3 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.