Oven-baked Gingerbread French Toasts

(This post is sponsored by Nellie’s Free Range.)

Warm French Toast for everyone at the table! These gingerbread French Toasts are perfect for Christmas breakfast with your family as you can bake them all at once. Nellie’s Free Range Eggs from happy hens raised on green pastures have a rich, creamy flavor that elevates humble French Toast to a memorable breakfast. And if you still have leftover French Toast, you can cut them into sticks and freeze them for later.

Oven-baked French Toast Recipe

Warm French Toast for everyone at the table! These gingerbread French Toasts are perfect for Christmas breakfast with your family as you can bake them all at once.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 19 minutes
Servings 8 French Toasts
Author whiteblankspace

Ingredients

  • 3 large Nellie’s Free Range Eggs
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp molasses
  • 2 tbsp Nellie’s Free Range Unsalted Butter melted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 8 slices sandwich bread
  • cooking oil spray

Instructions

  1. Position rack in the upper third of an oven and preheat to 375 F.
  2. Generously spray the bottom and sides of a nonstick baking sheet (18” X 13”) with cooking oil spray. Set aside.
  3. In a bowl, whisk eggs, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, salt, vanilla extract, and molasses. Mix in butter and milk.
  4. Pour the mixture into the sheet pan. Place the bread slices to soak up the liquid and then flip in the order of how you placed the bread.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes. Flip the toasts. Bake for another 9 minutes until the top is nicely browned. Keep an eye on them during the last few minutes.
  6. Dust powdered sugar or drizzle maple syrup on top.

Recipe Notes

Thick brioche or white bread works best for this recipe.
You can freeze leftover French Toasts. To reheat, bake in a single layer in a 350°F oven or air-fryer for 5 minutes. Alternatively, microwave at 30 seconds intervals until hot.

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