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Easy Brown Sugar Cinnamon French Toast Bake in the Ninja Foodi Recipe Easy Brown Sugar Cinnamon French Toast Bake in the Ninja Foodi Recipe

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Easy Brown Sugar Cinnamon French Toast Bake in the Ninja Foodi Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

This French toast bake is my go-to comfort food. It's a sweet, cinnamon-infused delight, baked to perfection in my trusty Ninja Foodi. Perfect for breakfast or a decadent dessert!

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In my kitchen, there is magic when I prepare this easy brown sugar cinnamon french toast bake. The Ninja Foodi, my trusty sidekick, works wonders with this simple, yet delightful recipe. Whiffs of cinnamon and brown sugar fill the air, creating a cozy, inviting atmosphere. This isn't just a dish - it's a delightful experience. Each bite brings warmth, comfort, and a taste of home. You'll find yourself going back for seconds, maybe even thirds. It's just that good. Dive in, give it a try, and let this delicious bake be your new morning favorite.

Ingredients for Brown Sugar Cinnamon French Toast Bake

  • French bread: Essential base for the dish, absorbs flavors well and provides a hearty texture to the French toast bake.
  • Eggs: Bind the ingredients together, adding richness and structure to the dish as they bake in the Ninja Foodi.
  • Milk: Adds creaminess and moisture to the French toast bake, creating a luscious custard-like texture in the final dish.
  • Brown sugar: Sweetens the bake with its rich molasses flavor, caramelizing slightly to enhance the overall taste profile.
  • Cinnamon: Infuses warm, aromatic notes into the dish, complementing the sweetness and adding a cozy, familiar flavor to the bake.
  • Vanilla extract: Enhances the overall flavor profile with its sweet, floral notes, adding depth and complexity to the French toast bake.
  • Butter: Provides richness and a buttery flavor to the dish, helping to crisp up the top of the French toast bake.

Essential Tools for Making This Ninja Foodi Recipe

  • Ninja Foodi: Combines baking and crisping functions for an all-in-one cooking experience.
  • Large bowl: Used for mixing the egg mixture with bread cubes for even coating.

Serves: 6 people

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 loaf of French bread, cut into cubes
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the Ninja Foodi to 350°F (180°C).
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla extract, and salt.
  3. Add the bread cubes to the egg mixture and toss to coat.
  4. Pour the melted butter into the bottom of the Ninja Foodi.
  5. Transfer the bread mixture into the Ninja Foodi.
  6. Close the crisping lid and bake for 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  7. Serve warm and enjoy!

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 320 kcal | Carbohydrates: 45 g | Protein: 9 g | Total Fat: 11 g | Saturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 130 mg | Sodium: 400 mg | Dietary Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 18 g | Calcium: 100 mg | Potassium: 150 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Vitamin A: 200 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Can You Make This French Toast Bake Ahead of Time?

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the French toast bake as instructed, cover, and refrigerate overnight.
  • When ready to bake, remove from the fridge, let it sit at room temperature for 30 minutes, then bake as directed.

Freezing Instructions

  • Once baked and cooled, cut the French toast bake into portions.
  • Place individual portions in airtight containers or freezer bags.
  • Freeze for up to 2-3 months.
  • To reheat, thaw overnight in the fridge and warm in the microwave or oven.

Did you know that adding a touch of orange zest to the egg mixture can give this French toast bake a subtle citrusy flavor that pairs beautifully with the brown sugar and cinnamon? Give it a try next time for a unique twist!

Common Questions About Making Cinnamon French Toast in the Ninja Foodi

FAQ:
Can I use a different type of bread for this recipe?
Yes, you can use other types of bread like brioche or challah for a different flavor and texture.
Can I prepare this dish ahead of time?
Absolutely! You can assemble the French toast bake the night before and refrigerate it. Just pop it in the Ninja Foodi when you're ready to bake.
Can I substitute any of the ingredients?
Feel free to customize! You can swap the brown sugar for maple syrup or honey, adjust the cinnamon to your taste, or even try different extracts for a unique twist.
How can I make this recipe more decadent?
To make it extra indulgent, consider adding a drizzle of caramel sauce, a sprinkle of chopped nuts, or a dollop of whipped cream before serving.
Can I freeze any leftovers?
Yes, you can freeze individual portions of the French toast bake in airtight containers. Just reheat in the microwave or oven when you're ready to enjoy them again.

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