Mixed Berry French Toast Bake
Sick of the same old breakfast? Well, this may just be the recipe for you! Moist on the inside and crunchy on top, this Mixed Berry French Toast Bake will have you savouring each bite. It’s topped with loads of fresh berries, a sprinkle of icing sugar and a drizzle of maple syrup - you can make it ahead and pop it in the oven when you’re ready to enjoy.
Ready in: 60mins
1 French bread stick, cut into small cubes
1 cup milk of choice (I used oat)
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp cinnamon
⅓ cup brown sugar
1 cup strawberries, sliced
½ cup blueberries (I used frozen)
½ cup raspberries
1-2 tbsp icing sugar
Natural maple syrup, as desired
Mixed berry yoghurt
Step 1. Preheat the oven to 180C and lightly spray the baking dish with olive oil.
Step 2. In a large bowl, combine eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and brown sugar and mix well. Pour the mixture into the baking dish and mix around to ensure the bread is well coated.
Step 3. Top baking dish with mixed berries, leaving a small handful aside to use later. Refrigerate for 30mins, or overnight.
Step 4. Bake for 35-40 mins.
Step 5. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with icing sugar and extra berries. Drizzle with natural maple syrup and serve with a side of mixed berry yoghurt.
You can use other breads such as regular white bread, brioche,etc
Substitute fresh berries with frozen berries if fresh berries are not available.
Keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container for a few days. Store maple syrup separately. When ready to serve, heat in the microwave and serve with maple syrup.
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