Panettone French Toast Casserole

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This version of a very common American breakfast, made into a casserole, using an Italian sweet bread baked for the holidays, is definitely something to be happy about! Soak your casserole overnight to achieve best results…. you want the bread to be completely saturated in the custard so that it gets light and fluffy in the oven. Covering the casserole during the last bit of baking time ensures no overbrowning. Serve with warm maple syrup.



Step: 1

Place cream cheese and brown sugar in a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment; beat at medium speed until smooth and creamy. Beat in vanilla and salt until well incorporated. Add eggs one at a time, beating until well blended. Gradually add milk and 1 cup cream, beating at low speed, until well incorporated.

Step: 2

Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

Step: 3

Cut panettone loaf into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Arrange slices in 2 or 3 rows, overlapping slightly, starting from a short end of the baking dish.

Step: 4

Pour cream cheese-egg mixture evenly over the panettone slices, gently shaking the baking dish to evenly distribute the liquid. Cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate, 8 hours to overnight.

Step: 5

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Uncover the baking dish. Brush melted butter over the casserole; sprinkle with sugar.

Step: 6

Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Rotate the baking dish 180 degrees and continue baking until the custard is set in the center, about 30 minutes more. Cover with foil during the last 10 minutes of baking to prevent overbrowning, if necessary.

Step: 7

Meanwhile, beat remaining heavy cream and powdered sugar in a medium bowl using a hand mixer on high speed until semi-firm peaks form, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve casserole warm with whipped cream, raspberries, and almonds.


Per Serving: 680 calories; protein 12.6g; carbohydrates 66.3g; fat 42.6g; cholesterol 253.4mg; sodium 429.9mg.

Eating healthy breakfast to continue the day had become a fabulous habit. It’s a great way to start my 24 hours off healthfully. The sweet hit from the fruit wakes me up and bring me power to take on the morning. Sugar is more vilified as the root of all disease, but fruit is also loaded with fibre, which is best for your digestive system and helps keep you feel full all day , and not want likely grab a side food out of the vending machine before break .

Making fruit a at 7.00 clock habit is simple . Simply put the sweetness in your fridge next to the sweet drink or on the bench next to your grain pan , or move your coffee maker or tea kettle — somewhere where you’ll find it. Before you eating the rest of your breakfast , eat your fruit. If you’re not usually a breakfast person.

Giving your body a bit of sugar in the morning is important to move your healthy body for the day and insert important element to your brain, which, incidentally, requires a continue supply of sweetness in the form of process glucose, counting at to around 120g daily. There is also essential evidence to backup the idea that a diet high in fibre can lowering your risk of a number of cancers. And of course, you benefit from all the other vitamins and antioxidants in fruit, which keep you strong and healthy.

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