Oxmoor House
6 servings

French bread with a soft crust works best here because it is easier to cut. Garnish with fresh strawberry slices, and serve with a glass of fat-free or 1% low-fat milk.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small, heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat until bubbly and sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Pour sugar mixture into an 11 x 7–inch glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray, spreading evenly over bottom of dish.

Step 2

Combine eggs and egg white in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk until blended. Stir in milk, vanilla, and salt. Dip bread slices in egg mixture, and arrange over sugar mixture. Pour any remaining egg mixture evenly over bread slices. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 350°.

Step 4

Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

Step 5

Place 1 toast piece on each of 6 plates. Sprinkle each serving with 1 teaspoon pecans. Garnish with strawberry slices, if desired.

Step 6


Step 7

Young Chefs can:

Step 8

Help measure brown sugar

Step 9

Place bread slices in egg mixture

Step 10


Step 11

Older Chefs can:

Step 12

Crack and whisk eggs

Step 13

Pour leftover egg mixture over bread slices

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