This recipe from the French Meadows Bakery takes a bit of planning, but is definitely worth it! It makes the perfect breakfast when you have overnight guests – just prepare the casserole the night before and bake the next morning! Breakfast is served!

GLUTEN FREE FRENCH TOAST CASSEROLE

Ingredients

1 loaf French Meadow Gluten Free Cinnamon Raisin Bread, cubed

2 oz golden raisins

4 oz cream cheese

4 eggs

¾ cup milk (“Mom” prefers organic)

2/3 cup half and half (“Mom” prefers organic Soymilk creamer)

¼ cup maple syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon salt

Preparation

Grease a 8×8 baking pan and place the GF bread cinnamon bread cubes and the golden raisins in the pan. Place the remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor and blend. Add blended mixture to the raisin bread mixture, press down and let soak in. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

The next morning place in a 350°F oven and bake for about 40-50 min until golden brown. Serve with fresh sliced fruit.

*Recipe and image courtesy of French Meadows Bakery, internationally recognized as a leading provider of naturally delicious and nutritious bakery products and desserts that suit a variety of dietary needs, such as certified organic, gluten-free, vegan, yeast-free and kosher.*