Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins
I will make this for my honey on Valentine's day.
- 1 loaf day-old French bread
- 250 ml milk chocolate chips or 250 ml cinnamon bark
- 5 eggs
- 300 ml milk
- 1 ml ground cinnamon
- 1 ml vanilla extract
- maple syrup (optional)
- Spray a 13 x 9 inch baking pan with veggy spray.
- Cut the French bread into 6 slices, each, 1 1/2 inches thick.
- Using a small, sharp knife, cut 2 inch long slits in one side of each bread slice, cutting 3/4 of the way through the bread, to create a pocket.
- Spoon heaping 2 tablespoons of chips into the pocket of each bread slice, press to close.
- Place filled slices into prepared baking pan.
- Whisk together eggs, milk, cinnamon and vanilla in medium bowl.
- Pour egg mixture evenly over bread, carefully turn pieces over, spooning mixture in pan over top bread.
- Cover pan with plastic wrap, refrigerate several hours or overnight.
- Heat oven to 400 degrees.
- Bake uncovered, 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
- Transfer toast to plates.
- Serve with maple syrup if desired.
This was fantastic. I made it for my children and husband and they loved it. I uses chocolate chips in half and then cinnamon chips in the other half. The kids loved the chocolate and Husband and I loved the cinnamon. I will definitely make these again. Thank you so much!!!!
This was very good and so easy to make! I'd love to try the cinnamon chips/bark as the chocolate was very very rich...delicious though! I also used a smidge of sugar free syrup and butter spray on top as my bread got really really crispy. I love that this is made the night before...we popped it in the oven the next night for a quick and easy meal! Thanks for sharing...I will definitely make this again.
Really nice little breakfast "casserole"! Comes together quickly, and those little chocolate chips (I used mini's) are just so CUTE! I also used regular bread (but would recommend the French) and 6 eggs. Also, I buttered the pan instead of veggy spray. Used a pat of butter at the plate too...and a good douse with maple syrup. Just what we needed for a good hearty breakfast (along with a side of pork links) for a busy morning butchering 130 fryer chickens!