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Strawberry Shortcake French Toast Bake

Summary

Hi friends! Today, I’m sharing a recipe that I absolutely love and is sure to tantalize your taste buds: my Strawberry Shortcake French Toast Bake. Trust me, folks, this dish is a game-changer! Since this French toast bake has a strawberry shortcake twist, the star of the show is the angel food cake! This sweet fluffy cake is cubed up and soaked in a delicious custard. Into the oven it goes, and oh boy, get ready for your kitchen to smell like heaven! When it emerges from the oven, golden brown and bubbling, it’s showtime! Now comes the juicy sugary marinated strawberries that are layered right on top of the cake that you bring a bite of freshness. Lastly, for a creamy treat, dollop on that delicious homemade whipped cream-it’s AMAZING!!!! Serve it up to your family and friends, they will fall in love with this dish! I hope ya’ll enjoy this dish and let me know how you like it by leaving a comment under the post or just send me a DM on instagram ❤️. Make it!!!!

🍓Why You’ll Love This Strawberry Shortcake French Toast Bake🍓

Strawberry Shortcake French Toast Bake is a real winner for so many reasons. First off, it’s a delightful twist on two classic favorites—strawberry shortcake and French toast—combining all the best elements into one glorious dish. Just imagine bitting into, custardy angel food cake soaked in a sweet vanilla custard, layered with sweet juicy strawberries and dollops of creamy goodness. It’s like a cozy hug for your taste buds! Plus, it’s incredibly versatile—you can serve it up for breakfast, brunch, or even as a comforting dessert. Whether you’re whipping it up for a lazy weekend morning or treating your loved ones to a special occasion feast, this Strawberry Shortcake French Toast Bake is sure to steal the show and leave everyone asking for seconds. Trust me, once you try it, you’ll be hooked!!!


🗒 Best served with

  • Syrup
  • Side of fruit

👝 How to Store Leftovers

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days.

🤔 Common Questions

Can I prepare this ahead of time?

Yes! You can make this the day before and take it out the next day to bake!!

Can I use frozen strawberry instead of fresh?

Yes! Just let them thaw out before hand.


Strawberry Shortcake French Toast Bake

Hi friends! Today, I'm sharing a recipe that I absolutely love and is sure to tantalize your taste buds: my Strawberry Shortcake French Toast Bake. Trust me, folks, this dish is a game-changer! Since this French toast bake has a strawberry shortcake twist, the star of the show is the angel food cake! This sweet fluffy cake is cubed up and soaked in a delicious custard. Into the oven it goes, and oh boy, get ready for your kitchen to smell like heaven! When it emerges from the oven, golden brown and bubbling, it's showtime! Now comes the juicy sugary marinated strawberries that are layered right on top of the cake that you bring a bite of freshness. Lastly, for a creamy treat, dollop on that delicious homemade whipped cream-it's AMAZING!!!! Serve it up to your family and friends, they will fall in love with this dish!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Cooling time 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 611 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 15 oz angel food cake cubed
  • 4 cups sliced strawberries
  • 3 cups heavy cream divided
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 lemon zest divided
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup of powdered sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • Optional: Garnish with powdered sugar

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl combine sliced strawberries, white sugar, and zest of half a lemon. Place the bowl in the fridge and let that marinate together for at least 30 minutes.
  • In a new bowl combine the eggs, 2 cups of heavy cream, vanilla extract, brown sugar, the zest of half a lemon, and a pinch of salt. Whisk everything together.
  • Grease a 9×13 baking dish and add your cubed up angel food cake. Then evenly pour over your custard mixture, making sure all the angel food cake in coated.
  • Bake it in the oven at 350°F for 30-35 minutes. Then let it cool for at least 15 minutes.
  • To make the whipped cream, beat together powdered sugar and 1 cup of heavy cream for about 5 minutes, until it’s light and fluffy.
  • Once the cake is cooled, take the strawberries out of the fridge, and add a layer of the strawberries onto the cake. Using an ice cream scooper dollop the whipped cream on top of the strawberries.

Nutrition

Calories: 611kcalCarbohydrates: 61gProtein: 12gFat: 37gSaturated Fat: 22gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0.02gCholesterol: 265mgSodium: 363mgPotassium: 348mgFiber: 2gSugar: 44gVitamin A: 1559IUVitamin C: 44mgCalcium: 152mgIron: 1mg
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