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kim's french toast bake

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Kim Cleaves
Monticello, MN

Of all the things I make, this is my eldest daughter's favorite. Great for winter weekend mornings or snow days.

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For kim's french toast bake

  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 c
    orange juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 1 lg
    french bread, day old
  • 1 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 32 oz
    strawberries, frozen
  • homemade whipped topping
  • 4 lg

How To Make kim's french toast bake

  • 1
    Spray 13x9 inch pan with nonstick cooking spray and sprinkle half of the brown sugar on bottom of pan.
  • 2
    Cube french bread and lay in pan.
  • 3
    Blend eggs, half & half, 1/2 cup orange juice, salt, vanilla and cinnamon. Pour over bread
  • 4
    Sprinkle remaining brown sugar over the top; cover and refrigerate overnight. Don't worry, the bread will soak up all that egg mixture!
  • 5
    The next morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees, uncover and bake for 30-40 minutes. Top will be firm to touch when done.
  • 6
    Put strawberries and remaining orange juice in saucepan, bring to boil and simmer until slightly thickened.
  • 7
    Slice it up, put strawberries and whipped topping on top and enjoy!