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Apple & Cheddar Baked French Toast

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Prep Time:

25 min.

Cooking Time:

1 hour

Yield:

12

EASY!

Make the day before!

Great for serving a large group for brunch!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 loaf (15 oz) raisin bread
  • 2 cups peeled & chopped apples
  • 1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tbls. powdered sugar
  • 3 cups nonfat milk
  • 2 cups liquid egg whites
  • 3 tbls. honey

Directions

Whisk milk, egg whites, honey, vanilla and salt in a large bowl.

Trim crusts off 7 slices of bread, set aside.

Cut the crusts and remaining bread into 1 inch cubes.

Toss bread cubes with apples, cheese, cinnamon and nutmeg in a separate bowl.

Coat a 9X13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.

Transfer the bread mixture to the pan.

Lay the reserved crustless slices evenly on top, trimming to fit.

Whisk the milk mixture one more time, then pour evenly over bread.

Press the bread down  to make sure it's evenly moist.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to 24 hours.

Preheat oven to 350  degrees.

Remove plastic wrap and cover with foil.

Bake covered for 40minutes.

Uncover and continue baking until puffed and lightly browned, about 20 more minutes.

Turn off overn and let cassserole stand for 10minutes before removing from oven.

Dust with powdered sugar and serve warm.

 

Per Serving: 220 calories, 7g fat, 4g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 340 sodium, 29 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber.