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Sweet Cherry French Toast Recipe
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Sweet Cherry French Toast Recipe

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You’ll be proud to serve this tasty brunch bake from Elisa Lochridge, Beaverton, Oregon. The cherry topping and dollop of yogurt make each bite a special treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 slices French bread (1 inch thick)
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • CHERRY TOPPING:
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen pitted sweet cherries
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 teaspoons cold water
  • Vanilla yogurt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 513 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 330 mg cholesterol, 480 mg sodium, 83 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 18 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place the bread in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, milk, syrup, sugar, orange peel and salt. Pour over bread; turn to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In another large bowl, combine the cherries, orange juice and sugar. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Transfer bread slices to another greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Discard any remaining egg mixture. Bake at 400° for 7-9 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir in the reserved cherry mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over French toast; drizzle with yogurt. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Cherry French Toast in Taste of Home

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 513 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 330 mg cholesterol, 480 mg sodium, 83 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 18 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 7, 2013

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