Great for lazy weekend mornings or special occasions, this baked French toast is a fun twist on a classic breakfast dish. Oven French toast can be prepared ahead of time by assembling and refrigerating until an hour before serving — then bake until golden brown. Serve ... Great for lazy weekend mornings or special occasions, this baked French toast is a fun twist on a classic breakfast dish. Oven French toast can be prepared ahead of time by assembling and refrigerating until an hour before serving — then bake until golden brown. Serve this holiday French toast hot with maple syrup, fresh fruit or your favorite toppings for a tasty and satisfying breakfast treat. For an eye-catching presentation, loosen the edges with a small knife and place these oven baked French toast slices on a large serving platter. Photo credit: Nicole Shoemaker from Cooking for Keeps. Read More Read Less
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
- 3 teaspoons McCormick® Ground Cinnamon, divided
- 3 tart apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
bread, cut into 1-inch slices
- loaf French bread, cut into 1-inch slices
- 6 eggs
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1 tablespoon McCormick® All Natural Pure Vanilla Extract
- 1 Mix brown sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon in 13x9-inch baking dish. Add apples and cranberries; stir to coat well. Spread evenly in bottom of baking dish. Arrange slices of bread on top.
- 2 Mix eggs, milk, vanilla and remaining 2 teaspoons cinnamon until well blended. Pour mixture over bread, soaking bread completely. Cover with foil. Refrigerate 4 hours or up to 24 hours.
- 3 Preheat oven to 375°F. Bake, covered, 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 5 minutes longer. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. For an eye-catching presentation, loosen edges with small knife. Invert onto large serving platter.
Recipe Tips & FAQ's
Can I use half and half instead of milk for French toast?Yes! Any dairy or plant-based milk can be used to make baked French toast, even sweetened and flavored non-dairy milk. However, whole milk, half-and-half or heavy cream will create a more decadent batter than reduced fat or non-dairy milk.
Can I use milk instead of cream for French toast?Yes! You can use any milk or cream, dairy or plant-based, as a batter for baked French toast. But remember that a batter benefits from milk products with higher fat content.
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