Stuffed French Toast Strata with Orange Syrup

Stuffed French Toast Strata with Orange Syrup

Make it the best brunch ever with a do-ahead strata boasting a cream cheese fruity surprise.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

7:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

servings

12
slices raisin-cinnamon bread
1/2
cup pineapple cream cheese spread (from 8-ounce container)
1/2
cup orange marmalade
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
4
eggs
1 1/2
cups milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
Orange Syrup
3/4
cup light corn syrup
1/4
cup frozen orange juice concentrate
  1. Spray rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches, with cooking spray. Toast 6 slices of the bread; place in pan. Spread each slice toast evenly with cream cheese and marmalade. Butter remaining bread slices; place butter sides up on toast.
  2. Beat eggs, milk and vanilla in medium bowl with wire whisk until blended. Pour over bread. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate at least 6 hours or overnight.
  3. Heat oven to 350°. Uncover and bake 35 to 45 minutes or until deep golden brown and slightly puffed. Cut between bread slices. Serve with Orange Syrup.
  4. Method for Orange Syrup: Mix ingredients in small microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High about 1 minute or until heated.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Health Twist
For 500 calories and 14 grams of fat per serving, substitute 1 cup of fat-free cholesterol-free egg product for the 4 eggs.
Do-Ahead
Prep the strata the night before, and let it bake while you set the table and prepare the rest of the meal.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 535
    • (Calories from Fat 155),
  • Total Fat 17g
    • (Saturated Fat 9g,),
  • Cholesterol 180mg;
  • Sodium 490mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 84g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 12g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 4 Starch;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 5 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.