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Lemon Raspberry Strata | Strata au citron et à la framboise

Lemon Raspberry Strata

Serves 6
Prep Time: 15mins
Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

1 Maison Cousin® French Baguette cut into ½ inch slices

1/2 tbsp. butter room temperature

1 1/2 lemons zested and juiced

4 eggs

1 cup whole milk

1/2 cup half and half cream

3/4 cup brown sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

1 cup of fresh raspberries

1/2 tbsp. Icing sugar for dusting

Directions: 
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C).
  2. Cut bread and set aside. Butter a 9-inch round baking pan. Set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, milk, cream, vanilla, lemon zest and juice.  Set aside.
  4. Working with two slices at a time.  Dip slices into the milk mixture and begin placing slices vertically in a circular motion starting from the outside working your way to the center. Repeat until all slices are used and are evenly fanned in a circle.  
  5. Pour remaining liquid over top of bread.  Allow bread to rest and absorb milk mixture, 5 minutes.
  6. Bake for 30-35 minutes until top is golden brown and puffed. Remove from oven and let rest for 5-10 minutes before serving. Top with raspberries and dust with icing sugar. Serve warm with maple syrup or whipping cream.
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Lemon Raspberry Strata

Total Time: 1 hour Serves 6