Friday, January 12, 2007

Baked French Toast with Berries

I made this Christmas morning, it was to die for. Super easy.

One 8 oz loaf or 1/2 lb French bread or cinnamon bread
(I used this cinnamon swirl, absolutely delicious)
4 eggs, beaten
2 cups skim milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbsp vanilla
2/3 cup flour
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
3 Tbsp butter
2 cups fresh or frozen berries

Lightly grease a 3 quart rectangular baking dish. Arrange bread slices in the dish. In a large bowl, stir eggs, milk, granulated sugar and vanilla. Slowly pour over bread. Press lightly with the back of a large spoon to moisten bread. Cover and chill in refrigerator overnight. Combine flour, brown sugar and cinnamon. With forks, cut in butter until pieces are the size of small peas. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.

Before baking, sprinkle berries over bread; sprinkle flour mixture over berries. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 oven for 25-30 minutes until a knife inserted off-center comes out clean. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into squares. Serve with syrup.

6 comments:

Missy said...

Oh yum. That sounds to die for. Can we come to your house next Christmas?

Missy said...

Do you think we should link to our blogs on the right? And does anyone have recipe websites that you check often and we could post those?

Ton said...

It was tasty. I think that's a great idea to link the blogs. I like cooks.com. They have just about every recipe known to man.

You can put the labels on the right side, too. From the Dashboard, click on layout, then add a page element.

Ton said...

Oh, and foodnetwork.com too of course.

ashley said...

allrecipes.com is my favorite right now!

Kathryn said...

I made this for breakfast this morning. Absolutely amazing. Thanks! :)