Maple Breakfast Recipes

Cinnamon Raisin Strata

1/4 cup butter, softened
3 tbs. ground cinnamon
8 slices day-old raisin bread
4 tbs. brown sugar, divided
6 eggs
1-1/2 cup milk
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Additional maple syrup
In a small bowl, combine butter and cinnamon; spread over one side of each slice of bread. Place four slices, buttered side up, in a greased 8-in. square baking dish (trim to fit if necessary). Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons brown sugar. Repeat with remaining bread and brown sugar. In a large bowl, whisk eggs, milk, syrup and vanilla; pour over bread. Cover and refrigerate overnight.Remove from refrigerator 30 minutes before baking. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 40-50 minutes or until golden and puffed. Serve with syrup. Yield: 4 Servings