French Toast Strata
- 4 Ounces Day-Old French or Italian Bread - Cut Into 3/4-Inch Cubes
- 1/3 Cup Golden Raisins
- 3 Ounces Cream Cheese - Cut Into 1/4-Inch Cubes
- 3 Eggs
- 1 1/2 Cups Milk
- 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup
- 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
- 2 Tablespoons Sugar
- 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
- Additional Maple Syrup
Spray 11x7-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray. Place bread cubes in even layer in prepared dish; sprinkle raisins and cream cheese evenly over bread.
Beat eggs in medium bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until blended. Add milk, 1/2 cup pancake syrup and vanilla; mix well. Pour egg mixture evenly over bread mixture. Cover; refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; sprinkle evenly over strata.
Bake uncovered, 40-45 minutes or untill puffed, golden brown and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cut into squares and serve with additional pancake syrup.
Serve with fresh fruit if desired.