Mixed Berry French Toast Bake
photo by Annacia
- Ready In:
- Place bread cubes ina 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
- In a bowl, combine the egg whites, eggs, milk, surgar, cinnamon, vanilla and salt; pour over bread.
- Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
- Thirty minutes before baking, remove the berries from the freezer, set aside, and remove the baking dish from the refrigerator.
- Bake, covered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
- In a small bowl, cut butter into brown sugar until crumbly. Sprinkle berries and brown sugar mixture over french toast. Bake, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
I'm so glad that I chose to make this, it's absolutely delicious. I made a half recipe. I think I might have to keep berries in the freezer year round so I can make this at any time. It works perfectly for a summer brekkie on the deck since it's put together the night before and baked early before the heat of the day sets in. I used Splenda Brown Sugar in half the amount ask for and as that was a very small volume I added some oats just to increase the amount of topping so it would cover most of the surface. I used just the egg whites and I don't miss the fat and cholesterol in the egg yolks at all. Jonesies this is pure pleasure along side a cup of fresh coffee (or tea). Thanks so much for posting it.
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