Holiday Morning French Toast

Holiday Morning French Toast

"Holiday Morning French Toast is the perfect breakfast item to serve your family on a special holiday morning. It can be made up the night before and simply baked in the morning. The aroma lets your family know that they are in for a real treat."
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Ingredients

5 h 5 m servings 376 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 376 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 12.7 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 56.6g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 9.3 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 116 mg
  • 39%
  • Sodium:
  • 435 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Combine brown sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in a 13x9-inch baking dish. Add apples and cranberries; toss to coat well. Spread apple mixture evenly over 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 and refrigerate 4 to 24 hours.
  3. Bake, covered with aluminum foil, in a preheated 375 degree F oven for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven; let stand 5 minutes. Serve warm. For an eye-catching presentation, loosen edges of baking dish and invert onto a large serving platter.

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Made this for Christmas morning and once since then with modifications that have turned out beautifully. Texas Toast works wonderfully for this recipe - 6 slices (which look pretty halved on th...

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This was pretty good. I don't think that I would make it again because the presentation was not so good. I flipped it over but it still looked ugly. If you are trying to impress...try the Cre...

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Made this for Christmas morning and once since then with modifications that have turned out beautifully. Texas Toast works wonderfully for this recipe - 6 slices (which look pretty halved on th...

This was quick, easy and wonderful to wake up to on a Sunday morning! I scaled the recipe in half and cooked in a 8" or 9" square pan. I also covered with foil overnight and laid some soda can...

This was pretty good. I don't think that I would make it again because the presentation was not so good. I flipped it over but it still looked ugly. If you are trying to impress...try the Cre...

I was surprised to see some 3 star ratings on this - I think it tastes great, and it smells wonderful, too. I have made it for my parents and in-laws, and they've all loved it. I used a loaf o...

I make this french toast every Christmas morning and everyone loves it and now looks forward to it. I always make it the night before. This past Christmas I used orange flavored Craisins and e...

This recipe was satisfactory. Some of the bread was a little dry. If I make it again I will use more liqiud and omit the rasins.

This recipe didn't come out as I had hoped. The apples were mush and the flavor cooked out. I did use whole grain bread however, I will try again with French bread and cut the apples bigger ne...

GREAT brunch recipe. Very easy and is made ahead of time. I've made it several times and everyone loves it and asks for the recipe. The only thing I have done to change the recipe is leave out...

I halved this recipe and made it in an 8x8 dish, and it was fantastic. I took another reviewer's suggestion and cubed the bread instead of slicing it, but otherwise, that's the only change I ma...