Crunch-topped French Toast

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This french toast is made in a baking dish, chilled for 2 to 24 hours topped with shredded wheat and baked. Great to serve for brunch or to guest. This comes from Better Homes and Gardens diabetic recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly coat a 2-quart rectangular baking dish with cooking spray; set asde.
  2. In a medium bowl beat together the evaported milk, egg product, 3 tablespoons sugar or splenda, vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Arrange the bread slices in a single layer in prepared baking dish;Pour egg mixture evenly over bread slices; Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours, turning bread slices once with a wide spatula.
  4. Combine crushed wheat buscuit and melted butter; sprinkle evenly over the bread slices; BAKE,uncovered, in a 375 degree oven about 30 minutes or until light brown.
  5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl toss together strawberries, 3 tablespoons sugar or splenda and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, Serve with french toast, also good served with maple syrup.


Most Helpful

I loved this. I've been on a French toast casserole kick and this one seemed like a good everyday recipe. It did not come out too sweet and rich. I have to say that the cruchy top was a great touch. Thanks so much.

Chef Johnsonville September 17, 2008

Great French toast recipe! For one, this isn't one of those overnight dishes that turns into a custard consistency by morning. The bread stays in individual pieces and has the same texture as if it just came off the grill. There is no difference in taste when using egg substitute and the dish is healthier. I used real sugar instead of a substitute and maple syrup instead of the strawberry syrup (my kids won't eat strawberry!). The only modification I made was to add more butter/shredded wheat mix on top. We loved that crunch!! I love the ease of putting it together and then just waking up to pop it in the oven. The kids get a favorite hot cooked breakfast without you having to spend any rushed "before school" time preparing it. Thank you Barb for sharing this keeper. We had a great start to the day.

mermaidmagic November 18, 2004

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