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Overnight orange cinnamon baked French toast

Serves 10

Medically reviewed on Jun 4, 2018

Dietitian Tip

Serve with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or fresh fruit compote.


  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Lightly coat a loaf pan with cooking spray. Tear the bread into chunks and place in the pan.

In a medium bowl, combine the eggs, juice, milk, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon; whisk until well-mixed. Pour egg mixture over the bread; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Heat oven to 350 F. Remove plastic wrap from pan and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving Size1/10 of pan
Carbohydrate24 g
Cholesterol150 mg
Fiber2 g
Protein9 g
Sodium303 mg
Monounsaturated Fat2 g
Saturated Fat2 g
Total Fat6 g

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