Strawberries and Cream French Toast Squares

Strawberries and Cream French Toast Squares is a lovely breakfast or brunch dish for a special occasion. Make most of it ahead of time and prepare your table and the rest of your meal while it bakes. Cut into squares and place on a pretty plate, dust with powdered sugar and serve with sausage or bacon on the side. Warm maple syrup is optional, since this French toast is sweet enough on its own.

Strawberries and Cream French Toast Squares–easy to make ahead

When you read through the recipe for Strawberries and Cream French Toast Squares, you can see that most of this is easy to make ahead. Then just put it together the next day and bake it. The berries can be made the day before and kept in the refrigerator. The casserole can also be put together and refrigerated.

Try this with other fruits–peaches, blueberries or blackberries!

Right now it’s fresh peach season, so the next time I make this, I’m going to use fresh peaches and peach jam instead of strawberries. For those lucky enough to live in a place where blueberry jam is readily available, this would also be good with fresh blueberries and blueberry jam, or blackberries and blackberry jam. This recipe is a lot like another French toast casserole we’ve been making for many years, Blueberry French Toast Squares. The fruit jam gives it even more of the fresh fruit flavor, and in this version, the bread cubes on the top are slightly crispier.

Extraordinary breakfasts at the Bottger Mansion of Old Town

Food is always part of the travel adventure in New Mexico! Stay with us at the Bottger Mansion of Old Town, a historic bed and breakfast in Albuquerque, NM. You never know what will be on the menu. We aim for a wonderful breakfast you can’t get anywhere else. Try our house-blend juice of the day, and enjoy a bowl of fresh fruit topped with house-made sorbet. We provide comfortable rooms, outstanding amenities,and friendly hospitality, along with a warm, delicious breakfast in the morning that will help get your day started. Explore the many attractions of Albuquerque or simply relax in the peace and quiet of our inn. Our beautiful haven in New Mexico is waiting for you, so check our availability and book your stay today!  

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