Toasted Cinnamon Breakfast Bake

Toasted Cinnamon Breakfast Bake
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Here’s a great make-ahead recipe for your next brunch. The aroma of bacon, apples and cinnamon will fill the air as it bakes.
50 min
Prep Time
5:35
Total Time
12 servings

Ingredients

Breakfast Bake

10 slices
bacon, coarsely chopped
12 slices (1-inch thick)
French bread
6 (3/4-ounce) slices
Land O Lakes® Deli American, each cut in half
2
apples, peeled, cored, sliced into 24 slices
1 1/2 cups
milk
1/2 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
6
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
1 teaspoon
ground cinnamon

Topping

1/3 cup
sugar
1/2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
 
Maple syrup, warmed

Directions

  1. Spray 13x9-inch glass baking dish with no-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Cook bacon in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 6-8 minutes or until browned; drain well. Place into resealable plastic food bag; refrigerate.
  3. Cut 3-inch slit in side of each bread slice, cutting almost through. Place 1/2 slice cheese and 2 apple slices into each slit. Place bread slices into prepared dish, cut-side down.
  4. Combine milk, brown sugar, eggs and 1 teaspoon cinnamon in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Pour mixture over bread. Combine sugar and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in bowl; sprinkle over top. Drizzle with melted butter. Cover tightly with plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
  5. Heat oven to 350°F
  6. Uncover; top with bacon pieces. Bake 45-50 minutes or until puffed and set. Serve warm with maple syrup.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
320
Cholesterol
135mg
Carbohydrates
39g
Protein
12g
Fat
13g
Sodium
590mg
Dietary Fiber
2g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Absolutely wonderful! I served this for a church choir breakfast and many people asked for the recipe. It's a keeper!

Rating

Not sure I would like the cheese but the rest sounds so scrumptious! I have all the ingredients too!

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