Cinnamon (Raisin) Cream Cheese Strata

Gail Charbonneau


I like to make this when we have overnight guests. They can enjoy their morning coffee and maybe some fruit while it bakes.


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10 Min
1 Hr


  • 4 large
    eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 c
  • 2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 c
    maple syrup
  • 1 large
    loaf of cinnamon swirl or cinnamon raisin swirl bread, buttered, crusts removed
  • 5 oz
    cream cheese, cut in small cubes
  • ·
    warm maple syrup, for serving

How to Make Cinnamon (Raisin) Cream Cheese Strata


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a 2 1/2 quart casserole or 9x13 Pyrex pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine lightly beaten eggs, milk cinnamon and 1/4 cup maple syrup.
  3. Place a layer of buttered bread in the bottom of prepared baking dish. Sprinkle with 1/2 cream cheese. Repeat with another layer of bread. The shape of your pan decides how many layers you will make.
  4. Slowly pour egg mixture over top and sprinkle with remaining cream cheese cubes. Let stand one hour or cover and refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  5. Set baking sheet on lowest rack of over to catch any drippings. Bake strata, uncovered, on middle shelf until top is nicely browned and bubbly. About 1 hour.
  6. Serve with warm maple syrup.

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About Cinnamon (Raisin) Cream Cheese Strata

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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