French Toast Strata

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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