Homemade French toast recipes need not take all morning. This baked version is a brilliant way to put leftover French bread to delicious use. Top with our simple orange syrup recipe and brunch is served!
Lightly coat a large baking sheet with cooking spray; set aside. In a shallow dish combine the whole egg, egg white, milk, and vanilla. Dip bread slices in egg mixture, coating both sides. Place slices on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake in a 450 degree F oven about 6 minutes or until bread is lightly browned. Turn bread over and bake for 5 to 8 minutes more or until golden brown. Serve French toast with warm Orange Syrup. Makes 4 servings.
In a small saucepan stir together orange juice, honey, cornstarch, and ground cinnamon. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.