Cream Cheese French Toast Bake with Strawberry Topping

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  • 30|min prep time
  • 9|hr|0|min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 6 servings

French Toast Bake

1
container (8 oz) pineapple cream cheese spread
1
loaf (1 lb) French bread (about 18 inches long), cut into 24 (3/4-inch-thick) slices
4
eggs
1
cup milk
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Topping

3
cups fresh strawberries
1/4
cup sugar
2
tablespoons amaretto, if desired
1
cup fresh blueberries

Directions

  1. 1 Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Spread about 1 tablespoon cream cheese on each of 12 bread slices. Top with remaining bread slices to make 12 sandwiches. Place sandwiches in baking dish to cover bottom of pan.
  2. 2 In medium bowl, beat eggs. Add milk, 1/4 cup sugar, the salt and cinnamon; beat well. Pour over sandwiches in baking dish. Let stand at room temperature 5 minutes. Turn sandwiches over. Cover; refrigerate about 8 hours or overnight.
  3. 3 Chop 1 cup of the strawberries. (Refrigerate remaining berries.) In nonmetal bowl, gently stir together chopped strawberries, 1/4 cup sugar and the amaretto. Cover; refrigerate about 8 hours or overnight.
  4. 4 Heat oven to 400°F. Uncover baking dish; drizzle sandwiches with melted butter. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. 5 Meanwhile, slice remaining strawberries and add with blueberries to chilled strawberry mixture; mix lightly. Serve French toast with berry topping.

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