Cinnamon Craisins Strata

Provided by: Colorado Egg Producers

Cinnamon Craisins Strata brings together families and friends over two favorite holiday flavors: cinnamon and cranberry!

  • Serves 8
  • Total Time: 3 hours
  • Preparation Time: 15-20 minutes
  • Cook/Bake Time: 45 minutes
  • Cool/Chill Time: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 8 slices of cinnamon swirl bread
  • 2 ½ cups whipping cream
  • 1 ½ cups sweetened dried craisins
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tsp. vanilla

Directions

  • Place 6 slices of bread in single layer greased 13x9x2 inch baking dish. Tear remaining 2 bread slices into 1-inch piece on top of slices, scatter craisins evenly over bread.
  • Beat eggs, cream, milk, sugar, and vanilla until well blended. Pour over bread mixture and refrigerate for at least 2 hours (can be overnight).
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bake uncovered for around 45 minutes. Test center of strata with a knife, if it comes out clean it is ready. Serve warm or cold (refrigerate until cold).
  • Optional top glaze: Mix one cup of powdered sugar and 2 tablespoons of cream or milk and drizzle on strata before serving.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 1/8 of recipe

Calories: 467

Total fat: 31 g
Saturated fat: 18 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3 g
Monounsaturated fat: 8 g

Cholesterol: 178 mg
Sodium: 192 mg
Carbohydrates: 48 g
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 30 g
Protein: 8 g
Vitamin A: 349 mcg
Vitamin D: 2 mcg
Folate: 15 mcg
Choline: 88 mg
Calcium: 85 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Potassium: 117 mg

This recipe is a good source of protein and choline and an excellent source of vitamin A.

Colorado Egg Producers