Strawberry, Bacon and Goat Cheese Strata with Balsamic Syrup

Strawberry, Bacon and Goat Cheese Strata with Balsamic Syrup

Prep: 10 Minutes Cook: 45 Minutes Serves: 8 Submitted by:

Ingredients

1 KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Round Bread (cut into 1 inch cubes)
1 pound Strawberries, hulled and sliced
8 ounces Goat cheese, crumbled
4 strips Bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/4 cup Pecans, coursely chopped
5 eggs
2 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons Brown sugar

Preparation

Step 1
1.Mix the bread, strawberries, goat cheese, bacon and pecans and place in a lightly grease baking dish.

Step 2
2.Mix the eggs, milk, honey, vanilla extract and nutmeg and pour it over the bread mixture in the baking dish making sure that all of the bread gets moist.

Step 3
3.Bake in a preheated 350F oven until puffed and lightly golden brown, about 45 minutes, remove from oven and let cool.

Step 4
4.Meanwhile, simmer the balsamic vinegar and brown sugar over medium heat until it reduces and thickens, about 5 minutes, let it cool and then drizzle it over the strata when serving.

Step 5
Option: Top with some fresh sliced strawberries and basil or mint.