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This make-ahead breakfast casserole features slices of French toast arranged in a pie pan and and a layer of sweetened dried fruit. The casserole is topped with a sweet, buttery streusel topping before baking. For a special finishing touch, dollop with whipped topping.

Recipe by Cooking Light December 2012

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Credit: Johnny Miller; Styling: Heather Chontos

Recipe Summary test

hands-on:
35 mins
total:
9 hrs 35 mins
Yield:
Serves 8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring cider to a boil in a small saucepan. Cook until reduced to 2/3 cup (about 4 minutes). Add cranberries and raisins; let stand 10 minutes.

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  • Combine milk, granulated sugar, vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and eggs, stirring with a whisk.

  • Coat a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate with cooking spray. Line bottom of dish with half of bread in a single layer. Pour half of egg mixture over bread; let stand 1 minute. Spread cranberry mixture over bread. Top with remaining bread; pour remaining egg mixture over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

  • Combine remaining 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon salt, flour, oats, walnuts, and brown sugar in a small bowl; cut in butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

  • Preheat oven to 350°.

  • Uncover bread mixture and flour mixture. Sprinkle flour mixture evenly over bread mixture. Bake at 350° for 1 hour or until golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 8 wedges.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

376 calories; fat 10.1g; saturated fat 3.8g; mono fat 2.7g; poly fat 2.9g; protein 10.4g; carbohydrates 61.5g; fiber 2.3g; cholesterol 102mg; iron 2.5mg; sodium 492mg; calcium 86mg.
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