Berry French Toast Bake
Berry French Toast Bake is made with french bread, eggs, cream, fresh strawberries and frozen mixed berries. This baked french toast recipe is simple, delicious and perfect for breakfast or dinner!
- 1/2 cup flour
- 1 1/2 cups half and half
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 6 large eggs
- 1 loaf of soft French bread cubed into 1-inch cubes
- 1 1/2 cups frozen unsweetened mixed berries
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 tsp cornstarch
- 2 Tbsp orange juice
- 1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries sliced (can add other fresh berries if desired)
- 1 cup frozen mixed berries
Grease bottom and sides of 9X13 baking dish with butter.
In a large bowl, beat flour, half and half, sugar, vanilla, salt and eggs with a whisk. Stir in cubed bread and mixed berries. Spoon into dish. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Heat oven to 400°. Uncover bread and bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned. A few minutes before the French toast is done baking, begin making the sauce.
Sauce: In saucepan over medium heat, stir sugar and cornstarch into orange juice. Stir in mixed berries. Heat until boiling, stirring constantly. After thickened, remove from heat and add fresh strawberries. (Feel free to add some fresh blueberries as well!) Spoon over warm French toast and serve.
Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 264mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 249IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg