Filed Under: Breakfast, brunch, Child, eggs, Food Awards 2014, Fruit, Under 10 Mins

French Toast Baked with Brown Sugared Peaches

October 19th, 2010

By LeeAnne Wright

This is a great option when kids declare they want to make breakfast: it involves no sharp knives and no hot skillets. This rich and indulgent treat can also be prepared the night before and baked first thing in the morning.
Prep Time
Prep Time: 10 Mintues
On the Table: 50 Minutes
  • 4 croissants
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 jar, unsweetened, sliced peaches (540 mL), drained
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  1. Grease a 9x13 pan. Tear croissants into bite-sized pieces and place them in a single layer in the pan.

  2. Whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, salt and nutmeg. Pour over bread.

  3. Top with peach slices. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. Cover with foil and chill in the refrigerator overnight.

  4. Preheat oven to 350F. Bake 30 minutes covered, then uncover and bake for an additional 10 minutes until puffed and golden brown. Serve immediately with maple syrup.

French Toast Baked with Brown Sugared Peaches
Photography by John Cullen