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Overnight French Toast Bake with Berry Topping

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 4 hr 50 min
  • Servings 8

Enjoy this baked French toast topped with berries. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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.
  • Enjoy this recipe with crisp bacon strips and freshly squeezed orange juice.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
245mg
82%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
74g
25%
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
Sugars
47g
Protein
15g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
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 Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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