French Toast Bake

September 11, 2013 

(NAPS)- Great baking can be easier and more fun when you start with no-knead bread. In fact, Fleischmann’s Simply Homemade makes fresh, homemade bread in less than an hour, which can be great for last-minute recipes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chill Time: 8 hours or overnight
Bake Time: 50 to 55 minutes
Yields: 6 to 8 servings

• 1⁄2 loaf prepared Fleischmann’s Simply Homemade Country White, Multi-Grain OR Stoneground Wheat No Knead Bread Mix
• 5 eggs
• 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
• 1 cup milk
• 1 cup heavy cream
• 1⁄3 cup sugar
• 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
• Topping: 1⁄4 cup butter OR margarine, softened 1⁄2 cup brown sugar

Chop bread into cubes; place in a greased 8x8-inch pan.

Combine eggs, syrup, milk, cream, sugar and vanilla in a large bowl. Whisk until smooth. Pour mixture over bread. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over top. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Uncover and place in cold oven. Set oven to 350°F and bake for 50 to 55 minutes or until set. Let stand 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm with additional syrup. For more recipes and tips, visit or

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