Prep Time: 20 minutes + chilling
Cook Time: 1 hour
What’s in this Cinnamon Raisin Breakfast Bake
Seven ingredients is all you’ll need to make this sweet and cozy dish:
- cinnamon raisin bread
- cream cheese
- maple syrup
I like using Pepperidge Farm raisin bread, but any brand will do. I also use 1/3 less fat cream cheese. It still results in a creamy, delicious breakfast bake. But any kind of cream cheese you like will work.
How to make this Cinnamon Raisin Breakfast Bake
Cinnamon Raisin Breakfast Bake
- 1 loaf of cinnamon raisin bread
- 12 oz. cream cheese
- 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup maple syrup plus extra for drizzling on top
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups whole milk
- 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
- In a medium-sized bowl, whisk eggs, milk, cinnamon and maple syrup together. Butter the bottom of a 2-quart baking dish. Spread cream cheese onto each slice of bread. Arrange the slices in a single layer into the baking dish, tearing up the slices to make them fit. Repeat this process to form 2 layers. Pour egg mixture evenly over the bread. Cover with plastic wrap and weigh it down with another baking dish or heavy pan. Chill in the refrigerator 1 hour or up to overnight.
- When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Remove baking dish from refrigerator and bake for 55-60 minutes, until custard is set. Drizzle with additional maple syrup and sprinkle with additional cinnamon if desired.