Orange French Toast Bake Recipe

TOrange French toast bake is a fresh twist on a classic breakfast. It's perfect for feeding a large group since everything comes out of the oven hot and ready to serve. No need to stand at the stove frying French Toast. 


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 – 4 large egg – 1/2 cup milk – 1/4 cup white sugar – 1/4 cup Triple Sec or other orange liqueur – 1/2 fresh orange, zested and juiced – 1 teaspoon orange extract – 1/4 teaspoon salt – 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg – 12 slices cinnamon raisin bread – 1 tablespoon confectioners sugar, or as needed (optional) – 2 tablespoons warm maple syrup, or as needed

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Step 1

1Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease two large baking sheets or line with parchment paper, lightly sprayed with cooking spray, which will keep the bread from sticking.


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Step 2

 In a bowl, whisk eggs until light in color. Add milk, sugar, orange liqueur, orange juice, orange zest, orange extract, salt, and nutmeg, whisking until well combined.

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Step 3

Coat bread slices in the egg custard, and place on the baking sheets without overlapping. Bake until golden brown, flipping halfway through baking time, about 15 minutes.

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Step 4

To serve, sprinkle with confectioners sugar and drizzle with maple syrup. 

Garlic must be very finely grated. I used a microplane grater. 

Cook’s Note 

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