Holiday Morning French Toast

Holiday Morning French Toast is perfect for a special holiday morning. It can be prepared the night before, refrigerated and simply baked in the morning. The aroma lets your family know that they are in for a real treat.

Holiday Morning French Toast


  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 3 teaspoons McCormick® Cinnamon, Ground
  • 3 tart apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or raisins
  • 1 loaf Italian or French bread, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract


  1. Mix brown sugar, butter and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon in 13 x 9-inch baking dish.
  2. Add apples and cranberries; stir to coat well. Spread evenly in bottom of baking dish. Arrange slices of bread on top.
  3. Mix eggs, milk, vanilla extract and remaining 2 teaspoons cinnamon until well blended. Pour mixture over bread, soaking bread completely.
  4. Cover with foil. Refrigerate 4 hours or up to 24 hours.
  5. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Bake, covered, for 45 minutes.
  6. Uncover and bake 5 minutes longer.
  7. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  8. For an eye-catching presentation, loosen edges with small knife. Invert onto large serving platter.

Yield: 12 servings | Prep: 20 min
Refrigerate: 4 hr | Cook: 50 min

per serving Calories: 317 Fat: 13 g Carbohydrates: 42 g Cholesterol: 130 mg Sodium: 355 mg Fiber: 2 g Protein: 8 g

Recipe and photo used with permission from: McCormick

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