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Makes: 8 cups
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 45 minutes
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Fruity French Toast Casserole
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Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 45 minutesTotal time: 55 minutes

Ingredients

8 cups
bread cubes; try whole grain bread
4
eggs, slightly beaten
1 cup
milk
2 teaspoons
vanilla
1⁄4 cup
sugar
2 cups
fruit, sliced or chopped- fresh, frozen or canned
1⁄4 cup
margarine or butter, softened
1⁄4 cup
sugar
1⁄2 cup
flour

Directions

  1. Lightly oil or spray an 8" x 8" baking dish or 2-quart casserole.  Add bread cubes.
  2. In a medium bowl, blend eggs, milk, vanilla, and sugar.  Pour over bread cubes.  Stir gently to wet all bread with egg mixture.  Top with fruit.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until all liquid is absorbed (30 mins), or as long as overnight.
  4. Just before baking, remove casserole from refrigerator.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  5. Make the topping:  In a small bowl, combine the softened margarine, sugar, and flour until crumbly.
  6. Remove plastic wrap and sprinkle topping over fruit.  Bake until completely set, and starting to brown, (160 degrees in the center), about 40-60 minutes.  Serve warm.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
Serving Size: 
1 cup
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Depending on their skills, show kids how to:

  • Wash and dry fresh fruit
  • Measure dry ingredients
  • Crack and beat eggs
  • Sprinkle topping onto fruit
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