Overnight orange cinnamon baked French toast

Dietician's Tip

Serve with a sprinkle of powdered sugar or fresh fruit compote.


  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Lightly coat a loaf pan with cooking spray. Tear the bread into chunks and place in the pan.

In a medium bowl, combine the eggs, juice, milk, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon; whisk until well-mixed. Pour egg mixture over the bread; cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.

Heat oven to 350 F. Remove plastic wrap from pan and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for another 10 to 15 minutes or until the top is lightly browned.

Serving Information

Serves 10

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories: 182
Total carbohydrate: 24 g
Cholesterol: 150 mg
Dietary fiber: 2 g
Monounsaturated fat: 2 g
Protein: 9 g
Saturated fat: 2 g
Serving size: 1/10 of pan
Sodium: 303 mg
Total fat: 6 g

DASH Eating Plan Servings

Grains and grain products: 1
Meats, poultry and fish: 1

Diabetes Meal Plan Choices

Meat and meat substitutes: 1
Starches: 1

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid Servings

Carbohydrates: 1/2
Protein and dairy: 1

Last Updated Jun 2, 2016

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