Orange French Toast Bake Recipe

Orange French toast bake is a unique breakfast dish with a moderate citrus flavour, suitable for a large crowd. Everything is oven-hot and ready to serve instead of fried French toast. 

– 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

Pre-heat the oven to 375°F. To prevent bread from sticking, gently butter two large baking pans or line with parchment paper sprayed with cooking spray. 


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Step 2

Whisk eggs in a bowl till lightcolored. Whisk milk, sugar, orange liqueur, juice, zest, extract, salt, and nutmeg until completely blended. 

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Step 3

Coat bread slices with egg custard and place on baking sheets without overlap. Bake 15 minutes, flipping halfway, until golden brown. 

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Step 4

Confectioners' sugar and maple syrup ought to be served in conjunction with one another. 

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