Baked Raspberry French Toast

Filed under: Breakfast - French Toast, Romantic Recipes.

Delicious Romantic Breakfast featured in Glamour Magazine. Yum!!

4 slices day old Italian bread, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries
2 oz. cream cheese, cut into 1/2" cubes
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1 Tbsp maple syrup
1/4 tsp poppy seeds

Berry Compote
Zest and juice of 1 lemon
1 Tbsp water
4 cups fresh or frozen berries
1 Tbsp maple syrup
1/8 tsp cinnamon

Lemon Sauce
1 egg
3/4 sugar
4 Tbsp lemon juice
zest of 1 lemon
1 Tbsp butter

The night before:
Grease two 8-oz. ramekins or large muffin tins. Line half with bread cubes, cover with raspberries and cream cheese cubes and top with remaining bread.
Mix eggs, milk and syrup and sprinkle with poppy seeds.
Pour mixture over bread, cover and let soak overnight in fridge.
In the morning:
Bake at 350 degrees F for 25 30 minutes, until puffed and golden.
Remove French toast from ramekins and top with berry compote.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 2
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes

Recipe Provided By:
Fairholme Manor
Victoria, BC

Victoria Bed and Breakfast Inns