Country Strawberry Breakfast Casserole
1 Cup butter, softened
4 Cups sugar
1 Teaspoon almond extract
80 Ounces frozen strawberries, partially thawed
6 Tablespoons lemon juice
20 slices or more of Demi Bouquet bread, cubed
32 ounce jar strawberry preserves
Slice partially thawed strawberries in half.
In a large mixing bowl cream butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at the time, beating well after each addition.
Fold in the bread cubes in egg mixture.
Stir in strawberries, almond extract and lemon lemon juice.
Fold in strawberries in the bread mixture
Spray butter flavored cooking spray in 19½ x 12 x 3½ inch baking pan or use full size steam table pan.
Pour half of the bread mixture in baking pan and spread half of the preserves over bread mixture.
Pour remaining bread mixture over preserves and cover. Refrigerate overnight.
Bake uncovered at 325ºF for 40 to 45 minutes or until top is golden and set.
Spread remaining preserves on top and bake for an additional 5 mnutes.
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