Baked French Toast


1 loaf unsliced Italian bread, cut into 1-inch slices
6 eggs or Egg Beaters
2 cups milk
1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon pure almond extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
fruit, in season


Arrange bread slices in well-buttered baking dish. Beat eggs with milk, sugar, almond extract, and cinnamon. Pour over bread. Set in refrigerator overnight. Sprinkle fruit over bread the next morning (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries). Grate nutmeg over dish. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees oven for 50 minutes. Serve with warm maple syrup.


8 servings

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Have had this before but with

Have had this before but with vanilla extract, orange juice and orange zest.

how much orange juice?

how much orange juice? sounds good, did you use fresh fruit too, seems like the fruit would be after baking?