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Sweet and flavorful, this Strawberry Chocolate French Toast Bake is the ultimate crowd-pleaser. It's filled with cottage cheese and super HEALTHY. A delectable, make-ahead morning treat or brunch. #breakfast #healthy #brunch #overnight #casserole

Strawberry Chocolate French Toast Bake

Sweet and bursting with flavor, this Strawberry Chocolate French Toast Bake is the ultimate crowd-pleaser. It's filled with cottage cheese, nutritious and super HEALTHY. A delectable, make-ahead morning treat or brunch.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 435 kcal
Author Natalie

Ingredients

  • 10 slices day-old whole grain bread , 1-inch thick
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup cottage cheese
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey or syrup
  • Pinch of Himalayan salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon
  • teaspoon nutmeg
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate , 70% or more cocoa

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 356F (180C) degrees. Line the bottom of a 9x9 inch (22x22cm) square baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Slice whole grain toast into cubes. Layer cubes on bottom of baking dish.
  3. In a separate bowl whisk together eggs, cheese, milk, salt, and spices until well combined. Spread the mixture evenly over the bread cubes.
  4. Place sliced strawberries and chocolate pieces on top evenly.
  5. Bake 30 minutes, until top, is nicely golden brown and puffy throughout
  6. Serve warm, straight from the oven with syrup or as-is.

Recipe Notes

Note that actual bake time varies depending on individual ovens. Serve with maple syrup or as-is. As a measure, I used US cup (240 ml).

Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Chocolate French Toast Bake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 435 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 250mg 83%
Sodium 752mg 31%
Potassium 438mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 59g 20%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 15g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 12%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 22%
Iron 25%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.