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French Toast Bake Recipe | Cast Iron Breakfast Bake

French Toast Bake made in cast iron pot

Is there a better way to start your day than a delicious breakfast? Of course not, and there’s nary a tastier breakfast to be found than our French Toast Bake! This scrumptious creation is a fun spin on a revered classic, baked to perfection in a reliable cast iron dish.

French Toast Bake Recipe

You will need:

  • 1 (1/2 lb.) loaf French bread
  • 2 T butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 C. milk
  • 2 T sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • Maple Syrup, optional
  • 10 inch cast iron pot (Dutch oven)

Tear 1 (1/2lb) loaf French bread into 1-2 inch pieces. Place into cast iron pot.

Tearing French bread into small pieces

Break 4 eggs into medium bowl.

cracking eggs into bowl for French Toast Bake

Pour 1 1/2 cup milk into bowl with egg yolks.

French Toast Bake milks

Add 2 tablespoons sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon salt,  and 1 /2 teaspoon vanilla extract to egg yolks and milk. Whisk it all together. The Rada Handi-Stir is ideal for this. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

mixing ingredients for French Toast BAke

Pour mixture over bread. Stir lightly.

combining ingredients for French Toast Bake

Add 2 tablespoons of chopped butter. Bake uncovered in oven for 30 minutes or until contents has set.

Readying pot for French Toast Bake

Remove from heat and serve to grateful friends and family!

Kristy with completed French Toast Bake

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French Toast Bake Recipe Video


Start French Toast Bake Video Transcript

Hi, Kristy in the Rada kitchen, today I’m making a French Toast Bake in my cast iron pot. People are rediscovering all about cast iron. You can have skillets, you can have Dutch ovens. You can make it inside, on the stovetop, you can make it over the campfire, so Rada came out with this Cast Iron Cooking Inside and Out. It has recipes for desserts, soups, and main dishes. So today I’m making a wonderful breakfast meal and it’s the French Toast Bake. I have a 10 inch cast iron pot. I sprayed it with a cooking spray.

So for this recipe you need a half pound loaf of French bread. And you’re going to tear it into one to two inch pieces. And then you’ll put that in your cast iron Dutch oven. This is a 10 inch one. And then you’re going to take four eggs. And a cup and a half of milk. Two tablespoons of sugar, half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon and a half teaspoon of salt and a half teaspoon of vanilla. And we’re just going to whisk this together. This would be a wonderful Eastern morning addition to your brunch table, a good cold winter morning breakfast, sometimes we even eat it for supper.

So you’re going to whisk this, it’s really easy with the Rada Handi-Stir, one of my favorite kitchen tools. Meanwhile you’ll want to preheat your over to 325 degrees. So now we’re going to pour this over our bread. Then we’re going to just stir that lightly. Once you have it lightly stirred add two tablespoons of butter that you’ve cut into pices, I’m just going to sprinkle that on the top. And now we’re going to bake this in that 325 degree oven for about 30 minutes or until it’s set. You’re going to bake that uncovered.

Our French Toast Bake is done baking. It’s great to serve with maple syrup. It’s a recipe you can make indoors or over a campfire. It’s a really good recipe to make and cook in a cast iron pan. Get more recipes in our Cast Iron cookbook.

End of Video Transcript

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