Overnight Breakfast Strata is a delicious recipe for breakfast or brunch. Made with cinnamon-raisin bread, apples, maple extract, cinnamon and cream cheese. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, low sugars, Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints), diabetic-friendly and heart-healthy recipe. Assemble and refrigerate the night before; then bake the next morning. Total recipe time is only (50) minutes. Makes: (8) Servings. Overnight Breakfast Strata will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Non-Stick cooking spray
1/3 cup + 1 Tbsp no-calorie granulated sweetener, divided
1 cup egg substitute
2/3 cup skim milk
3/4 tsp imitation maple extract
8 slices cinnamon-raisin bread
2 cups peeled apples, thinly sliced
1/2 of an (8 oz) bar low fat cream cheese
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1. Spray an 8″X 8″ square cake pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
2. Blend together the 1/3 cup sweetener, egg substitute, milk and maple extract in a medium size bowl.
3. Tear cinnamon raisin bread into pieces, approx. 1 to 2 inches each. Add bread and sliced apples into mixing bowl with other ingredients. Toss to coat bread. Pour bread mixture into prepared pan.
4. Cut cream cheese into 8 chunks and place on top of strata.
5. Blend the remaining 1 tbsp sweetener and cinnamon together. Sprinkle over strata. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
6. Next Morning: Preheat oven to 350 F. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until lightly browned and set. Serve immediately.
Yield: 8 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 (1 x 2 inch) square of strata.
Weight Watchers (4 PointsPlus), (6 SmartPoints)
Carb Choices: 1-1/2
Original recipe and image from: McNeil Nutritionals, LLC. http://recipes.splenda.com/recipes/1397004-French-Toast-Strata
Calories: 160, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: < 5mg, Sodium: 200mg, Sugars: 13g, Carbohydrates: 22g, Fiber: 2g, Protein: 8g
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