Eggnog French Toast Strata with Cranberry Syrup

Eggnog mixture over bread slices with nuts provides you a delicious strata recipe served with cranberry syrup.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 9 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Strata

1
(1-lb.) loaf French bread, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1
(3-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
2 1/2
cups eggnog
6
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
8
eggs
1/4
teaspoon nutmeg

Cranberry Syrup

1
cup frozen raspberry blend juice concentrate, thawed
1
cup jellied cranberry sauce
1/3
cup sugar
  • 1 Grease 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish. Arrange enough bread slices to cover bottom of greased dish. Spread tops of bread slices in dish with cream cheese. Arrange remaining bread slices over top.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine eggnog, butter and eggs; beat with wire whisk until well blended. Pour evenly over bread slices. With back of spoon, gently press bread into dish. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
  • 3 Heat oven to 325°F. Uncover dish. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until center is set and edges are light golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small saucepan, combine all syrup ingredients; mix well. Cook and stir with wire whisk over medium-low heat until cranberry sauce and sugar have melted.
  • 5 To serve, cut strata into squares; serve with cranberry syrup.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    550
    (
    Calories from Fat
    230),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    25g
    25%
    (Saturated Fat
    13g,
    13%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    295mg
    295%;
    Sodium
    580mg
    580%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    66g
    66%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    38g
    38%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 1 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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