Strawberry-Topped French Toast Bake

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

Ingredients

French Toast Bake

1
loaf (16 oz) French bread (about 18 inches long), cut into 24 (3/4-inch-thick) slices
1
container (8 oz) pineapple cream cheese spread
4
eggs
1
cup milk
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
2
tablespoons butter, melted

Topping

1
quart (4 cups) fresh strawberries
1/2
cup sugar
2
tablespoons amaretto, if desired

Directions

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

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