Strawberry French Toast Bake

While surfing on FaceBook the other day, I came across this Tasty Recipe and I knew that I had to share it with you guys today.  OMG! Doesn’t it look delicious?  I cannot wait to try it myself.  This recipe comes courtesy of Matthew Francis Johnson and Tasty.  Please do let me know if you tried this or any of the recipes I’ve shared with you.  I would love to know how it turned out and if it tastes as good as it looks.  Oh, and don’t forget to take plenty of pictures and email them to me at depurpleladyshares@gmail.com.  Bon Appetite,  Lois!

INGREDIENTS

Servings: 6-8

8 biscuits (or 1 can biscuit dough)

1 cup strawberries, quartered

Strawberry Filling

2 cups strawberries, finely diced

½ cup sugar

Egg Mixture
2 eggs

½ cup milk

½ cup maple syrup

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon cinnamon

Garnish

Whipped cream

Here’s The YouTube Video To Show You How it’s Done:

 

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven 350˚F/180˚C.

2. Slice biscuits into 8 pieces and place in a greased baking dish.

3. In a saucepan on medium heat, combine strawberry filling ingredients and cook until it reaches a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook until filling reaches a smooth consistency. Remove from heat and set aside.

4. Combine egg mixture ingredients in a large bowl and spread evenly on top of biscuits in the baking dish. Top with strawberry filling and fresh strawberries.

5. Bake for 40-50 minutes, or until golden brown.

6. Garnish with whipped cream.

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Happy Monday!

 

 

 

Strawberry Peach Sangria

Peaches are bar none my favorite fruit, then strawberries,  which is the reason why I chose this wonderful-looking drink.  The recipe for this Sangria comes courtesy of Camille Bergerson and Hector Gomez/Tasty.  I am so looking forward to Peach season now. Lois

Strawberry Peach Sangria

INGREDIENTS

Serves 8 – 10

15 strawberries
2 peaches
2 cups water
1½ cups sugar
1 bottle white wine, chilled
¾ cup rum
Extra strawberries and peaches, sliced
1 bottle sparkling white wine or champagne, chilled
Ice cubes

PREPARATION

1. Discard the green tops of the strawberries and slice the peaches.
2. In a saucepan, dissolve sugar in water, then add the strawberries and peaches.
3. Bring to a rolling boil and reduce to medium heat. Boil for approximately 15 minutes, or until the strawberries become pale and the peaches are soft.
4. Strain the syrup and refrigerate for 2 hours, or until cooled. Discard boiled fruit.
5. In a pitcher, combine the cooled syrup, sliced fruit, white wine, and rum.
6. Scoop fruit into glasses with ice, pour sangria, and top with sparkling wine.
7. Enjoy!

Here’s the YouTube Video to Show You How it’s Done: