Make-Ahead Berry French Toast Casserole

Kristy Marceaux

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@kristy1965

Not only for breakfast, but makes a great dessert!


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Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
loaf french bread
8
eggs
1 c
buttermilk
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 Tbsp
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
3 oz
package cream cheese
16 oz
bag mixed berries, divided
1/2 c
light karo syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut french bread into 1-inch chunks and place in a large bowl. In a seperate bowl, mix together the eggs through the salt. Pour over the french bread and toss to coat thoroughly. Spray a 13X9 pan with cooking spray. Add half of the bread. Dot with half the cream cheese and 1/4 cup of berries. Add the remaining bread and dot with the remaining cream cheese and 1/4 cup of berries. Refrigerate overnight.
2
For the syrup ~ Put the remaining berries and juices in a heavy-bottomed sauce pan with the corn syrup. Heat to a simmer, stirring constantly. Continue to simmer until the mixture is thickened.
3
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake the casserole for about 30 minutes, until browned on the top and firm in the center. Serve with syrup.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American