Baked French Toast Casserole
Wow your family with this easy baked french toast casserole. They can help too! This recipe is a little healthier with less sugar and is more nutritious!
- 1 loaf French bread may also use challah, multigrain loaf or brioche
- ½ cup dates pitted
- 4 tablespoons butter melted
- 2 tablespoons vanilla
- 6 eggs
- 2 cups milk or almond milk
- 2 tablespoons cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- ¼ cup brown sugar Truvia
- ¼ cup pecan pieces
Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly spray 9x13 casserole dish.
Cube French bread into bite size pieces and place into prepared dish. Set aside.
In a food processor puree pitted dates, melted butter and vanilla.
Move date mixture into a mixing bowl and fold in the eggs and milk.
In a separate bowl, mix together the brown sugar truvia, the cinnamon and the nutmeg.
Stir in half of the cinnamon mix into the egg batter. Pour batter over cubed bread in the casserole dish, making sure bread is evenly soaked.
Top with remaining cinnamon mix and pecan pieces
Bake for 30-40 minutes and enjoy warm. Serve with fruit or favorite topping.
Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 55g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 192mg | Sodium: 507mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 603IU | Calcium: 183mg | Iron: 4mg