Sweet Raisin Strata
- 10 slices white bread, divided
- 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
- 2/3 cup sugar, divided
- 4 eggs, divided
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided
- 1 cup Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
- 1 cup milk
BUTTER an 8-inch square pan.
REMOVE crusts from bread.
PLACE half of bread slices in buttered pan, fitting tightly.
COMBINE cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla; blend well.
STIR in raisins.
SPREAD cream mixture over bread slices in pan.
TOP with remaining bread slices, fitting tightly.
COMBINE remaining 3 eggs, remaining 1/3 cup sugar, remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla and milk; blend well.
POUR egg mixture over bread slices; sprinkle with nutmeg.
LET stand at least 30 minutes or cover and refrigerate overnight.
To bake, HEAT oven to 350° F.
COVER strata and bake for 30 minutes.
UNCOVER; bake an additional 20 minutes or until puffed.
Makes 9 servings.