This ricotta French toast makes for an amazingly fluffy breakfast treat. Make Ahead | Brunch | Entertaining
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Author: Whitney Reist | Sweet Cayenne
12slicesof brioche bread (about a 1-pound loaf)
1 ½cupswhole milk
⅔cupricotta cheese, homemade if able
1 ½teaspoonslemon zest (optional)
Strawberry lavender syrup
Pour melted butter in 9 x 13 baking dish. Place bread slices overlapping on top (6 on each side.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, ricotta, honey, vanilla, salt, and lemon zest. Pour evenly over the bread using a spoon to press down the corners of the bread into the liquid. Cover and refrigerate overnight for 8-10 hours.
Preheat oven to 350℉. Let the French toast sit out at room temperature while the oven is heating. Bake, uncovered, for 35-40 minutes until the toast is set and golden brown around the edges.
Remove from oven and serve hot garnished as desired with strawberry lavender syrup, powdered sugar, syrup of choice, and fresh fruit!
Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 5 days. Reheat in the oven, covered, at 350 for 10 minutes, then uncovered for another 6 minutes. Alternatively, microwave leftovers for 2-3 minutes until heated through.