Dessert for Breakfast

Go ahead, spoil 'em! Valentine's Day is the perfect time to treat your kids to an extra-special morning meal.

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Berry Good Baked French Toast

Yunhee Kim

Berry Good Baked French Toast

Grease a 3-qt. rectangular or oval baking dish with 1 tsp. unsalted butter. Cut one 12- to 14-oz. loaf of challah (or brioche or French bread) into 1-in. pieces (about 9 cups). Layer half the bread cubes in the prepared dish, and top with 2/3 cup frozen blueberries and 2 oz . cream cheese, cut into 1/2-in. cubes. Top w i th remaining bread, another 2/3 cup frozen blueberries, and another 2 oz. cubed cream cheese. 

In a large bowl, whisk together 8 eggs, 1 1/2 cups milk, 3/4 cup half-and-half, 1/3 cup granulated sugar, 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Pour egg mixture over the bread and berries. Cover and refrigerate from 3 hours to overnight. 

Preheat oven to 350°F. Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Let stand 15 minutes. Before serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. 

NUTRITION PER SERVING (10 servings) 262 calories; 11g protein; 12g fat (6g sat. fat); 29g carbs; 2g fiber; 14g sugar; 1mg iron; 99mg calcium; 386mg sodium.

Recipe by Suzy Scherr

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Raspberry-Lemon Dutch Baby

Yunhee Kim

Raspberry-Lemon Dutch Baby

The center of this custardy pancake will puff up as it bakes and then fall when you remove it from the oven. 

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Raspberry-Lemon Dutch Baby

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Triple-Chocolate Brownie Waffles

Triple-Chocolate Brownie Waffles

Triple-Chocolate Brownie Waffles

Healthy breakfast or decadent dessert? Let the kids decide. 

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Triple-Chocolate Brownie Waffles

Yunhee Kim

Triple-Chocolate Brownie Waffles

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How to Make Strawberry Milk

It's super-easy to whip up super-delicious (and wholesome) strawberry milk for your kids.

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Oatmeal-Pancake Cookie Pies

Oatmeal-Pancake Cookie Pies

Use any leftover whipped cream on pie, pudding, or pancakes. Yum. 

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Soda-Shop Milkshakes

Yunhee Kim

Soda-Shop Milkshakes

Under the whipped cream is actually a healthy smoothie. (We won't tell if you don't.) 

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Cinnamon-Toast Ice-Cream Sandwiches

Yunhee Kim

Cinnamon-Toast Ice-Cream Sandwiches

You can make these the night before. Just wrap tightly in plastic wrap and freeze. 

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