Baked Berry-Banana French Toast
  • 2tsp unsalted butter or coconut oilroom temperature
  • 8 large free-range eggs
  • 3cups milk or unsweetened plain almond or soy milk
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrupplus more for serving
  • 1/2tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4tsp salt
  • 8thick slices whole grain or gluten-free bread, cut into 1 inch cubespreferably day-old
  • 2 bananaspeeled and sliced
  • 1cup fresh blueberries or blackberries
  • 1/2cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2cup chopped walnuts
  1. Grease 9 x 13 inch glass or ceramic dish with butter or oil.
  2. In large bowl, beat eggs. Whisk in milk, maple syrup, cinnamon, and salt.
  3. Place half of bread cubes in greased dish, followed by banana slices and berries. Top with remaining bread. Slowly pour egg mixture over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  4. In the morning, preheat oven to 350 F. Uncover French toast, sprinkle with walnuts, and bake for 50 minutes to 1 hour, until it is browned and center is set. Slice and serve hot with additional maple syrup if desired.
Recipe Notes

Try different fruits

The bananas and blueberries in this baked French toast can be replaced with equal amounts of any seasonal soft fruit. Try sliced peaches with raspberries in the summer or diced pear with cranberries in winter.

Nutrition Facts
Baked Berry-Banana French Toast
Amount Per Serving
Calories 375 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Sodium 378mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 14g
Protein 19g 38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.