Barbara Howard Recipe

Baked French Toast

By Barbara Howard sewgrandmother


Rating:
Serves:
6 to 8
Cook Time:
Comments:

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.

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

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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3 Comments

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Patsy Fowler hellchell1
Jul 6, 2012
thanks for sharing its saved
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Barbara Howard sewgrandmother
Mar 27, 2012
What I do is just sprinkle the cinnamon on top. Just a little bit, but I love the smell of nutmeg. Please let me know if I can help any more.
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Jan Backstrom Classygal7
Mar 26, 2012
Barbara, how much nutmeg would you put in the casserole?