Baked French Toast with Berry Compote

Baked French Toast with Berry Compote

Prep: 60 Minutes Cook: 35 Minutes Serves: 12 Submitted by: KING'S HAWAIIAN

Ingredients

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese softened
5 large eggs
3 cups milk
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 1/2 cups fresh sliced strawberries
1 cup fresh blueberries
1/4 cup orange marmalade melted
powdered sugar for garnish
KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread (cut into 1-inch cubes)

Preparation

Step 1
Preheat oven to 350° F.

Step 2
Place bread cubes into greased 9x13x2-inch pan.

Step 3
Set aside.

Step 4
Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy.

Step 5
With mixer still running, add eggs, one at a time.

Step 6
Scrape down sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula after each addition; mix until fully incorporated.

Step 7
Slowly mix in milk, then remaining ingredients until blended.

Step 8
Pour over bread.

Step 9
Press bread into liquid to ensure it is covered with mixture.

Step 10
Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Step 11
Bake uncovered for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Step 12
Preparation for Fresh Berry Compote Meanwhile, gently mix together ingredients for fruit compote until well combined.

Step 13
Cut French toast into 6 large rectangles.

Step 14
Cut each rectangle diagonally in half to form a triangle.

Step 15
Ladle fruit over each piece, dust with powdered sugar and serve.