Golden Baked French Toast
8–10 slices bread, cubed
1 cup milk
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp orange extract
brown sugar & maple syrup to drizzle
Preheat oven to 350° F. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder & salt. Stir in bananas, coconut milk, vanilla & butter. Fold in raisins & cashews, if desired. Pour into a greased 5" x 9" loaf pan. Bake at 350° F for 1 hour & 15 minutes or until tested done.
Layer bread in the bottom of a greased 13" x 9” baking pan; set aside. Combine milk, cream cheese, eggs, cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange extract in a blender; blend well. Pour evenly over bread; cover with aluminum foil and refrigerate overnight.
Preheat oven to 350° F. Uncover and bake at 350° F until golden, about 35 minutes; sprinkle with brown sugar. Drizzle with
maple syrup before serving.