Plum Upside-Down Baked French Toast

6 eggs
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 (1-inch) slices French bread
2 cups thinly sliced ripe fresh plums
2 tablespoons water
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel

Heat oven to 375 degrees. Beat eggs, milk, almond extract and vanilla in medium bowl until blended. Pour half of the egg mixture into 9-inch square baking dish. Place bread slices in mixture; pour remaining egg mixture over bread. Let stand, turning occasionally, until liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine plums and water in medium saucepan; cook, covered, over medium heat until tender. Add brown sugar and lemon peel; mix. Spread in 8-inch square baking dish. Place soaked bread on top of plums. Bake in 375 degree oven until lightly browned and no visible liquid egg remains, 20 to 30 minutes.
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