Mincemeat french toast

8

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

1 h 15 min

Serves

8

Mincemeat french toast

Photo, Erik Putz.

Baked French toast is the easiest brunch for a crowd. Mincemeat gives this recipe a delightfully festive flavour.


Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups 35% cream
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp brandy
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 450-g loaf egg bread or Challah , preferably day-old, cut into 8 1-in. thick slices
  • 1 cup mincemeat

Instructions

  • PREHEAT oven to 350F.
  • WHISK eggs with cream, milk, sugar, zest, brandy, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl, until smooth. Lightly spread each slice of bread with 2 tbsp mincemeat. Then dip each slice into egg mixture. Arrange bread slices in 2 rows, overlapping them slightly in a 9 × 13-in. baking dish. Pour remaining egg mixture over bread. Spray a large piece of foil with oil. Cover baking dish, oiled-side down.
  • BAKE in centre of oven for 30 min. Remove foil. Continue baking until top is golden and toasted, and custard has set, 30 to 35 more min. Serve warm.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 586,
  • Protein
  • 13 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 66 g,
  • Fat
  • 31 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 409 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • Vitamin A
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