Raspberry-Cinnamon French Toast Recipe
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Raspberry-Cinnamon French Toast Recipe

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This moist French toast bake is a snap to assemble the night before and bake in the morning. While it's pleasantly sweet as is, let guests drizzle raspberry syrup over the top for a finishing touch. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 slices cinnamon bread, cubed
  • 5 eggs, beaten
  • 1-3/4 cups milk
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries

Nutritional Facts

1 each equals 421 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 153 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place bread cubes in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a bowl, combine the eggs, milk, 3/4 cup brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Remove from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Sprinkle almonds over egg mixture. Combine butter and remaining brown sugar; drizzle over the top.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 25 minutes. Sprinkle with raspberries. Bake 10 minutes longer or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Raspberry-Cinnamon French Toast in Simple & Delicious July/August 2006, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 each equals 421 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 153 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 12 g protein.

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Reviewed May. 12, 2014

I used rens suggestion (below) and made with apples instead of raspberries and almonds. Fantastic! The guests at my party loved it!

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Reviewed Oct. 27, 2013

Followed the recipe exactly and my guests loved it! I'm not much of a baker/cook, but this recipe was so easy and delicious. Definitely one to add to the repertoire!

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Reviewed Jul. 3, 2013

Very easy and delicious, rarely any left.

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Reviewed May. 25, 2013

Couldn't find plain cinnamon bread, so used oat-nut with extra cinnamon in the bread cubes, egg mixture, & topping mixture. Also used blueberries (were fresher). Turned out very well!! Omitted almonds on one end & my 18mo old grand daughter also enjoyed!! Will make again.

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Reviewed Mar. 22, 2013

Had to take breakfast to work for 20 people. Made the raspberry one but also decided to make an apple one too. I used 3 med apples diced (deleted the raspberries and almonds). I put the apples in the microwave for a few minutes to assure cooking all the way through in the morning. I turned the apple/bread/egg mixture over a few times before refrigerating. It was a bigger hit than the raspberry one. I will definitely make them both again.

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