Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
65 mins at 350°
stand:
40 mins
Servings:
12
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Cranberry French Toast

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cut bread into 1-inch cubes. Arrange half of the bread in a single layer in a greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish (3-quart rectangular).

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  • Cut the cream cheese into 1-inch cubes. Arrange on top of bread in dish.

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  • Combine cranberries and sugar. Sprinkle over bread and cream cheese. Top with the remaining bread cubes.

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  • In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, and maple syrup. Pour over bread mixture in pan. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover and chill overnight.

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  • Remove from refrigerator and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Bake, covered, in a 350 degree oven for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 minutes more or until a knife inserted off center comes out clean. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm with Orange Sauce. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Cranberry French Toast)

391 calories; total fat 21g; cholesterol 260mg; sodium 343mg; carbohydrates 38g; fiber 1g; protein 13g.

Orange Sauce

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  • In a small saucepan, combine cornstarch and sugar. Stir in orange juice. Cook and stir until over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Add snipped dried cranberries and butter or margarine; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Serve warm.

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