Strawberry French Toast Bake Recipe


Strawberry French Toast Bake - eMeals

Last week there was a sale on strawberries. Typically during the winter months, strawberries don’t have a very sweet taste so I avoid them. At .99 a lb, I decided to give it a try. Our meal plan that came out this week by eMeals had listed a Strawberry French Toast Bake recipe. I love breakfast for dinner and knew this was going to be a hit.

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Preparation for the Strawberry French Toast Bake takes place the night before. While the planning sounded tedious, I personally felt like the wait was well worth it. My husband and kids loved it, in fact this is the first meal that we didn’t have leftovers from!

Here is the recipe for Strawberry French Toast Bake


  • ½ container strawberries, diced
  • ⅓ c sugar
  • ½ package French bread, cut in 2” cubes 
  • 4 eggs 
  • 1 ½ c milk
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp melted butter
  • cinnamon/sugar


Mix strawberries  & sugar in bowl. Cover; let sit overnight. 

Place bread cubes tightly in a greased square baking dish. Beat eggs, milk, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Pour over bread. Cover & refrigerate overnight, 6-36 hours. 

The next day, Bake uncovered @ 350°, 45 minutes.

Remove from the oven, baste top with melted butter. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon/sugar. Return to oven for 5-10 minutes.

Serve strawberries over French toast.



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13 thoughts on “Strawberry French Toast Bake Recipe

  • February 19, 2013 at 8:43 pm
    This recipe sounds delicious, I would love to top them with a little cream cheese! Reply
  • February 19, 2013 at 7:24 pm
    This gives a little twist to a plain french toast, i like it =) Reply
  • February 19, 2013 at 12:18 pm
    This recipe looks fun, easy, and delicious! Reply
  • February 19, 2013 at 11:05 am
    This looks delicious. I like that it uses French bread Reply
  • February 19, 2013 at 9:26 am
    I love that so much can be done ahead of time! Reply
  • February 12, 2013 at 1:54 pm
    I tried this recipe yesterday and it is absolutely wonderful! My kids could not get enough of it and they keep asking when they can have "Strawberry Toast" again. Thanks for sharing! Reply
    • February 12, 2013 at 5:58 pm
      Glad they liked it! I have a major sweet tooth so this was a hit in our house, no leftovers here! Reply
  • February 9, 2013 at 6:22 am
    I love strawberries! This recipe looks and sounds delicious! Reply
  • February 8, 2013 at 1:55 pm
    I have never eaten French Toast for dinner, but this sounds pretty tempting!! I wish strawberries were on sale here; I have been craving berries, but they are so expensive. Your photos make me hungry!! Reply
  • February 8, 2013 at 1:18 pm
    This sounds delicious (and easy), thanks for sharing! I've made a variation of this with blueberries and dollops of cream cheese... I may have to try a combination of both. :) Reply
  • February 8, 2013 at 9:09 am
    I buy strawberries anytime they are on a sale like that! They are great for freezing, and using in smoothies. Then you can save the sweeter ones for just plain eating :) This recipe looks great! I'd love if you brought it by my Foodie Friday party. Reply
  • February 8, 2013 at 1:35 am

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