Cherry Strata

Recipe by LilPinkieJ
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • .::|| Cherry Strata ||::.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F Grease 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan.
  • Place 8 cups of the bread cubes in prepared pan.
  • In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar and extract until smooth. Stir in pecans and cherries (or cranberries). Spoon over bread and top with remaining bread cubes.
  • In mixing bowl, whisk eggs, cream, cinnamon and remaining sugar. Pour over bread.
  • Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes 350°F, or until browned.
  • Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Top individual servings with Cherry Syrup.
  • .::|| Cherry Syrup ||::.
  • Combine cherries, sugar and corn syrup in small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in extract. Serve warm over strata.
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