Overnight Baked French Toast
This baked French toast, banana and strawberry casserole will be the star attraction of a special breakfast or brunch buffet.
1 loaf French bread, cut into 1-inch slices
6 large eggs
3/4 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 (10-ounce) bag frozen strawberries
4 medium ripe bananas, 1/2-inch slices
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon apple pie spice
Sugar for sprinkling
- Combine eggs, milk, baking powder and vanilla. Pour over bread slices, cover and refrigerate overnight.
- Next morning: Combine strawberries and bananas and place in glass casserole dish. Sprinkle sugar and apple pie spice over strawberries and bananas. Place slices of egg-soaked bread on top of strawberries and bananas. Sprinkle top with sugar.
- Bake 450°F (230°C) for 20 to 25 minutes.
- Serve with whipped cream or powdered sugar.
Makes 6 servings.