kim's french toast bake

★★★★★ 1
a 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
serves 12
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!