This make-ahead dish can be made the night before, then popped in the oven for half an hour before breakfast. It bakes up fluffy and golden. Top with fresh strawberries before serving.
Spray 9 X 13 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray. Cut bread into 1 inch slices (10-16 slices); arrange closely in a single layer in prepared pan. In a medium bowl, beat eggs with whisk. Whisk in milk, 3 Tablespoons of the granulated sugar, vanilla, and salt. Pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour or over night.
Preheat oven to 400 degree F. Sprinkle bread with cinnamon, if desired. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Slice strawberries an place in a medium bowl. Add lemon zest, juice, and the remaining 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar. Mix lightly. Serve over warm French toast.
If you are not a morning person, or you lack the time to cook in the morning, this recipe is for you. A make-ahead dish that can be prepared the night before and then baked in the oven for half an hour before breakfast. If you don''t like strawberries, it is just as good served with maple syrup.
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|Serving Size: 1 serving (295g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8|
|Calories from Fat: 176 (40%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 19.6g||26 %|
|Saturated Fat 6g||30 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 7.3g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 3g|
|Cholesterol 793.1mg||244 %|
|Sodium 536.2mg||18 %|
|Potassium 393mg||10 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 38.6g||11 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.2g||9 %|
|Sugars, other 36.4g|
|Protein 28.9g||41 %|
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Calories per serving: 444
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