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Maple Bacon French Toast Bake

Our family loves Sunday brunch. Each season I try to bring a little different flavor to the table. This French toast bake reminds us of fall. Whole or 2% milk works best, but I use regular almond milk because I can't have dairy and it works, too! —Peggie Brott, Milford, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 cups cubed bread
  • 8 large eggs
  • 2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pound bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • Place bread in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, brown sugar, syrup and cinnamon. Pour over bread. Sprinkle with bacon. Refrigerate, covered, 4 hours or overnight.
  • Remove casserole from the refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Preheat oven to 350°. Bake, uncovered, until a knife inserted in center comes out clean, 50-60 minutes. Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 256 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 141mg cholesterol, 426mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

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