French Toast Strata

Looking for a filling breakfast? Then check out this fruity French toast strata recipe.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup packed light brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
8
diagonal slices (1/2 inch thick) soft-crust French bread
4
whole eggs plus 4 egg whites, lightly beaten, or 1 1/2 cups fat-free cholesterol-free egg product (from two 8-oz cartons)
1 3/4
cups fat-free (skim) milk
1
teaspoon ground ginger
2
cups sliced fresh strawberries
Powdered sugar

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  • 1 Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix brown sugar and butter until well blended. Spread mixture in bottom of dish. Arrange bread slices over brown sugar mixture.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix beaten eggs and egg whites, the milk and ginger until well blended. Pour over bread in dish. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center is puffed and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately cut into squares; serve with strawberries and powdered sugar.
  • 1 Spray 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix brown sugar and butter until well blended. Spread mixture in bottom of dish. Arrange bread slices over brown sugar mixture.
  • 2 In medium bowl, mix beaten eggs and egg whites, the milk and ginger until well blended. Pour over bread in dish. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes. Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center is puffed and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately cut into squares; serve with strawberries and powdered sugar.

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"Though the recipe calls for strawberries, I will use whatever fresh fruit I have on hand, raspberries, pears or apples--I don't mind making my own substitutions." Jeanne

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
9%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
155mg
155%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
38g
38%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
26g
26%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.