Baked French Toast Casserole with Maple Syrup

Laura Rafeld

By
@NotMyCupOfTea

This recipe is quick and easy; however, you do need to begin preparing the night before (10") and make the topping prior to baking (10").


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Serves:

12

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Ingredients

16 oz
french bread (one loaf)
8 large
eggs
2 c
half and half
1 c
milk
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
3/4 tsp
cinnamon, divided
3/4 tsp
ground nutmeg, divided
1 dash(es)
salt
2 stick
butter, melted
1 c
light brown sugar
1 c
chopped pecans
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Slice bread into 1 inch slices and arrange in a generously buttered 9 x 13-in dish in two rows with overlapping slices.
2
Combine eggs, half and half, milk, sugar, vanilla, 1/4 teasp cinnamon, 1/4 teasp nutmeg and salt in a large bowl, beat with an electric mixer or wisk until well blended but not bubbly. Pour over bread slices to cover all bread evenly,spooning some of the mixture between slices.
3
Refrigerate overnight.
4
The next day, prepare praline topping by combining melted butter, brown sugar, pecans, syrup, 1/2 teasp cinnamon, and 1/2 teasp nutmeg. Spread over bread/egg, cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 50 mins or until puffed and golden brown.
5
Serve with maple syrup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Breakfast Casseroles
Hashtag: #toast