Tonight's supper needed to be quick and yummy. I stood in front of the fridge and glanced to the pantry. What could I make that would use up some of the leftovers so nothing would be wasted? I found I had a partial package of King's Hawaiian Rolls left over from a recent barbecue. King's Hawaiian Rolls™ are soft, sweet, and delicious. Contemplating the 4 rolls left in the package, I decided on making a Sweet Roll French Toast Bake. It was a win-win to marry the rolls and the eggs into a simple and delicious dinner, but I suspect I will be making this again for breakfast or brunch at some point!
Doesn't it look delicious? It is super easy to make:
- Left over rolls (in this case I had 4 King's Hawaiian Sweet Rolls™, but there are other brands, and, hey, you can buy rolls just for this purpose and even make an entire bag to feed a large family or crowd)
- 6-12 eggs (more rolls = more eggs)
- 1/2 Tsp. Cinnamon
- Salt & Pepper
- Maple or Pancake Syrup
- Powdered Sugar
- Cooking Spray
- 8 X 8 Pan (or whatever you have on hand)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees
- Spray pan with no stick spray. I used an 8x8x2 pan, but you can use whatever size is convenient for the number of rolls you have left. I had a space in the middle I filled with an unbeaten egg.
- Split the rolls horizontally so you have a top piece and a bottom piece. Lay these in the pan forming one layer.
- Crack all the eggs into a bowl, add salt, pepper, and cinnamon. Beat with a fork gently.
- Pour mixture over the bread. I made sure I had enough eggs to cover the bread.
- Use a fork to turn each section of roll over. The ensures the bread is completely covered in egg and absorbs the mixture.
- Bake in the oven at 350 until the egg is cooked. (Rolls will still be somewhat soft. Cook a full egg in the middle gives an easy visual of how cooked the bake is. It took 15 minutes for me.)
- Serve up on plates, add syrup, and lightly sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Needless to say, there were no leftovers after this meal. This would make a great dish for brunch or holiday mornings when feeding a crowd of people as well. Add bacon and a yogurt bar for a quick and easy holiday breakfast. Or, just do like we did and enjoy breakfast for dinner!