Plum Upside-Down Baked French Toast

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  • Ingredients
    6 EGGS
    1/4 cup milk
    1/2 tsp. almond extract
    1/2 tsp. vanilla
    6 slices French bread (1-inch thick, 4-inch diameter)
    2 cups thinly sliced ripe fresh plums
    2 Tbsp. water
    1/3 cup packed brown sugar
    1/2 tsp. freshly grated lemon peel

    Yields: 4 servings

  • Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    Calories: 364

    Total Fat: 9 g
    Saturated fat: 3 g
    Polyunsaturated fat: 2 g
    Monounsaturated fat: 3 g

    Cholesterol: 280 mg
    Sodium: 431 mg
    Carbohydrates: 56 g
    Dietary Fiber: 2 g
    Protein: 16 g
    Vitamin A: 718.7 IU
    Vitamin D: 69 IU
    Folate: 111.4 mcg
    Calcium: 102.1 mg
    Iron: 3.3 mg
    Choline: 199.9 mg


  1. HEAT oven to 375°F. BEAT eggs, milk, almond extract and vanilla in medium bowl until blended. POUR 1/2 of the egg mixture into 9-inch square baking dish. PLACE bread slices in mixture; pour remaining egg mixture over bread. LET STAND, turning occasionally, until liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile COMBINE plums and water in medium saucepan; cook, covered, over medium heat until tender. ADD sugar and lemon peel; mix. SPREAD in 8-inch square baking dish.

  3. PLACE soaked bread on top of plums. BAKE in 375°F oven until lightly browned and no visible liquid egg remains, 20 to 30 minutes.

Insider Info

Use ripe plums for a stunning twist on this breakfast bake recipe that’s perfect for brunch and holidays.

Bread may be soaked in egg mixture, covered and refrigerated, several hours or overnight. Handle gently when arranging on top of plums.