Make and Bake Cashewmilk French Toast ~ Almond Breeze Style





All the baked French Toast recipes I kept seeing required letting the dish sit in the fridge overnight. I devised my own that you make, bake and then you can eat. One bowl, one dish and everybody gets to eat it while it is hot. 

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6 slices Texas Toast or other thick bread torn or sliced into bite sized pieces
5 eggs
2 cups Blue Diamond Almond Breeze Almondmilk Cashewmilk Blend (I used unsweetened)
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup maple syrup or commercial syrup product
*optional - sprinkle some brown sugar over the top before you bake for a nice sweet crusty top!

Preparation:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.  Grease 9 x 13 glass baking dish.  Pour about 1/2 cup of syrup in the bottom of the casserole dish.  Layer torn bread on top of the syrup.  In a large bowl beat eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla, salt and cinnamon.  Pour egg mixture evenly over bread in casserole dish and press bread down to make sure it's completely soaked.  Drizzle remaining syrup over top. Bake for 30-40 minutes until casserole is puffed up and golden brown on top.  Remove from oven.
 Optional :
 Drizzle with syrup (if you really love syrup)
 Dollop with preserves - this was pretty good, I used strawberry
 Top with Blue Diamond Blueberry Almonds - I really liked the added crunch and fruity flavor!

Who said you can't have fun with your food. Any other fun topping ideas?


Leftovers with Blue Diamond Blueberry Almonds

The bonuses of using Almond Breeze Almondmilk Cashewmilk Blend are plentiful such as you have more vitamins and less fat than with regular milk. Also this is a dairy free and vegan product so it is great for those with special dietary needs!

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