French Toast Strata
Makes 6 servings
|4||cups (4 ounces) day-old French or Italian bread, cut into 3/4-inch cubes|
|1/3||cup golden raisins|
|1||package (3 ounces) cream cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes|
|1/2||cup maple-flavored pancake syrup|
|1||teaspoon ground cinnamon|
|Additional maple-flavored pancake syrup (optional)|
- Spray 11X7-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place bread cubes in even layer in prepared dish; sprinkle raisins and cream cheese evenly over bread.
- Beat eggs in medium bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until blended. Add milk, 1/2 cup pancake syrup and vanilla; mix well. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread mixture. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Combine sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; sprinkle evenly over strata.
- Bake, uncovered, 40 to 45 minutes or until puffed, golden brown and knife inserted into center comes out clean. Cut into squares and serve with additional pancake syrup.
Serve with fresh fruit compote.
|Serving Size:||1 square (1/6 of total recipe)|
|Calories from Fat||28 %|
|Total Fat||9 g|
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