Barbara Howard Recipe

Baked French Toast

By Barbara Howard sewgrandmother


Great recipe to have over the holidays when you are so busy with guest. Just pop it in the oven in the morning, sit around the table talking over a cup of coffee, while your french toast is cooking. Serve with fruit.


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
6 to 8
Cook Time:

Ingredients

1
loaf french bread*
6
eggs
1 1/2 c
milk
1 1/2 c
heavy cream or half and half
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
nutmeg, grating of fresh
1 c
brown sugar
1 c
pecans or walnuts chopped
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
*French bread (baguette) cut into slices about 1 inch (3cm) thick, or about 8 slices white sandwich bread.
2
Layer the slices of bread in a greased 9-inch (23 cm) square baking pan.
3
Whisk together the eggs, milk, cream, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg and pour over the bread.
4
Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, mix together the brown sugar and chopped nuts, sprinkle over the bread.
5
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 50 to 60 minutes, until puffed and golden.

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