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Old 05-05-2013, 04:05 PM   #1
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Baked French toast

If I make a whole pan up of the baked French toast, could I freeze it into individual servings?

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Old 05-05-2013, 04:12 PM   #2
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I don't see why not. Wrap it well. I do this with cereal bars, casseroles, and egg McMuffin type things all the time.
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We do it all the time.
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:19 PM   #4
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Oh good. I made it for the first time the other day when I had friends over. Minus the syrup, yuck, I don't like that stuff but anyhow, I could make it up and freeze it so work nights won't have to be a chore to get ready for.
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If you want to make the full pan so you have extra to freeze the previous suggestions would work. If you're just trying to make a smaller portion I have a great recipe. It's lighter than a full-pan size I made (then again, that was a slimmed down "Paula Deen before Diabetes" recipe and it was still too rich) and instead of a filled pan you do individual slices on a cookie sheet. And boy-oh-boy was it good! I even made the berry sauce, but used only one bag and just 1 T. of sugar (cut the sugar-to-berries in half). This one worked up quicker too. I used the best Challah bread I know of (too bad the diner is 90 miles from my house or I'd buy it more often...) instead of the French bread.

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Old 05-07-2013, 02:10 AM   #6
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Even though I love bread I don't get a lot of different kinds since it would go bad so I try to stick with this kind of bread.... Stroehmann - Maier's Premium Italian

That's what I used in place of the French bread that my recipe called for. This is the recipe I used.....

1 Lb loaf French bread, cubed (I used my Italian bread though)

8oz cream cheese, cubed

8 eggs

2 1/2 cups milk (I used 2%)

3/4 cup sugar

6 TBS melted butter

1/4 cup maple syrup (I skipped this & used cinnamon)

1. Spray 13X9 glass baking dish with cooking spray. Place half the bread in dish; sprinkle with cream cheese. Top with remaining bread.

2. Whisk all ingredients in large bowl; pour over bread, pressing on bread with a spatula to soak up egg mixture. Cover & refrigerate overnight.

3. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Bake, uncovered, 45 minutes or until lightly browned.

* my review* It was pretty good but I think next time I want to try and melt the cream cheese, if that's possible.
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If you want to make the full pan so you have extra to freeze the previous suggestions would work. If you're just trying to make a smaller portion I have a great recipe. It's lighter than a full-pan size I made (then again, that was a slimmed down "Paula Deen before Diabetes" recipe and it was still too rich) and instead of a filled pan you do individual slices on a cookie sheet. And boy-oh-boy was it good! I even made the berry sauce, but used only one bag and just 1 T. of sugar (cut the sugar-to-berries in half). This one worked up quicker too. I used the best Challah bread I know of (too bad the diner is 90 miles from my house or I'd buy it more often...) instead of the French bread.

From "Taste of Home": Makeover Overnight French Toast
Your recipe sounds good also but I refuse to buy that fake eggs substitute stuff. Do you think I could sub milk or something else for it? I also wouldn't make the berry sauce, I'm not too crazy for fruit sauces unless it's over cheese cake.

This recipe with a nicer bread may be something I could make for our monthly cookouts up at the camper. We start off with breakfast & just picnic all day long with people coming and going the whole day. Each person brings a few things to share with everyone.
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Your recipe sounds good also but I refuse to buy that fake eggs substitute stuff. Do you think I could sub milk or something else for it?...
I actually used real eggs when I made it. I suppose if you want to limit cholesterol you could toss the yolks and double up on the whites, although I think current research says that the cholesterol in eggs isn't bad. Wait till next week though!
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I eat eggs almost everyday & I eat cheese everyday. I try not to listen to those food studies too much except for the GMO news, that's one area that scares me. I am diabetic but I try to moderate my intake of sugar & carbs but it's hard. I also refuse to eat those sugar substitutes.
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Your recipe sounds good also but I refuse to buy that fake eggs substitute stuff. Do you think I could sub milk or something else for it? I also wouldn't make the berry sauce, I'm not too crazy for fruit sauces unless it's over cheese cake.

This recipe with a nicer bread may be something I could make for our monthly cookouts up at the camper. We start off with breakfast & just picnic all day long with people coming and going the whole day. Each person brings a few things to share with everyone.
1/4 cup of egg substitute equals 1 egg...
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